SL Blog

SportsLab Blog is Alive in 2016. We’ll be posting a wealth of informative and educational articles which will simply make your life better, so come back often. All you have to do is read, learn, and apply. Our unique multidisciplinary approach to physical therapy, rehabilitation and performance personal training seamlessly intersect to unleash your inner athlete. We provide an unparalleled standard of excellence in a comfortable, stylish Bryant Park setting, making SportsLab NYC New York’s premier location for physical therapy and personal training.

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Fighting the ‘Winter Blues’

If you ever feel like the winter is getting you down and your winter blues are in full effect, you are not alone! Commonly known as the ‘winter blues’, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and early winter and […]

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Benefits of Corporate Wellness Programs

In the early 90’s Google took a unique approach to keeping employees happy and healthy. They added corporate wellness programs with the goal of making their office a place where people would love to be. Exercise brought employees together, improved morale, and made them more productive. Thirty years later, companies across the country are trying […]

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Exercise and Mental Health

Depression, anxiety and addiction are all common and debilitating mental health disorders. Thankfully it is no longer taboo to talk about these diseases. Many large corporations, and even celebrities in the US, have taken a stance as advocates and to increase mental health awareness. Even more common is the research done on the correlation between […]

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Post Marathon Recovery

With marathon season in full force, it is important to not only think about the preparation phases before your marathon, but it is also critical to think about marathon recovery post-event. Running a marathon of 26.2 miles is a grueling endurance challenge both mentally and physically. Being ill-prepared (either pre-or post-event) usually leads to common […]

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How Much Protein is Enough?

If you’ve turned on the television in the past couple of years you’ve definitely seen it: food companies releasing new products filled with protein from protein enriched yogurt to milk and even to our favorite snacks. You would think that America is living in a protein deficient dystopia. But what is protein and do we […]

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Workout Nutrition

Nutrition can be one of the most confusing and frustrating aspects when it comes to getting in shape and losing weight. Let’s talk about workout nutrition specifically. Unfortunately, nutrition is not a one size fits all prescription. There are many factors when designing a nutrition protocol (food sensitivities, allergies, age, exercise goals, lifestyle, social support, […]

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Staying in the Game as a Former Athlete

A common mistake made by ex-collegiate, professional or recreational athletes is forgetting that…well…their bodies are just not capable of what they used to be! Not only does the former athlete not have ‘youth’ on their side any longer, but their bone mineral density is decreasing, their metabolism is slowing and their muscle mass is decreasing. […]

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