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Physical Therapy blog articles by EW Motion Therapy

Jesse Douglas

Director of EW FIT // Motion Specialist // Certified Fitness Specialist // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Pilates | Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
June 30th, 2022

You have a few options when you want to work on your functional strength and balance. You could try a Pilates class, but one option you might not know about is CoreAlign. The CoreAlign machine is an excellent piece of equipment that you can use to improve your overall core strength and balance, but how do you know it’s right for you? And where can you go to use one? 

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
June 29th, 2022

It can be overwhelming to start a new fitness journey. With so many options on the market, finding the things that work best for you might be a trial and error process. Two options are group exercise classes, like a spin class, Crossfit, or Zumba, and personal training, which gives you undivided attention from a trainer. But which one is suitable for your goals? And which one should you pay for? 

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
March 2nd, 2022

When you want to begin a new exercise regimen, it can be challenging to narrow down your options. Many communities have a plethora of options for personal training, and Birmingham is no exception. Here in the Magic City, we could call ourselves a healthcare hub, because we have countless fitness and wellness facilities, and we are generally health-conscious. With so many choices, how do you decide which personal training facility is the best for your exercise journey?  

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
February 2nd, 2022

Consider the process of choosing a preschool for your child, whether you have one right now or not. There are many things to think about as you tour facilities - the school’s location, the curriculum, and the class size, to name a few. But one of your primary concerns is probably how the teachers interact with the children. You know better than anyone the teaching style your child needs to thrive, and you will not send them to a school that does not help them learn and grow. 

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
January 26th, 2022

Before you begin any new fitness program, it is important to know how much it will cost. You do not want to experience sticker shock after you’ve done that goat yoga class - doing research beforehand can alleviate that. You may be shocked by pricing as you Google around your area for a new personal trainer. So why is personal training so expensive? Should you pay that much for someone to design your workouts? 

Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Jesse Douglas
January 26th, 2022

It can be challenging to know where to start when you want to begin a personal fitness journey. Do you try to go to the gym yourself and try out different equipment? Do you go to that yoga class your friend recommended? There are so many options for personal fitness today, and when you try to get started without any guidance, you can become overwhelmed and not be able to commit.