Category Archives: Fitness

Are You The Next American Ninja Warrior? Are You The Next American Ninja Warrior?


Next American Ninja Warrior? Wanted to share an exciting event taking place this Saturday for any NBC American Ninja Warrior fans! This Saturday, 2/18 Warwick-based fitness studio Laid-back Fitness is hosting a Ninja Warrior Competition for youth and adults. Participants who qualify for regionals have an opportunity to take on the final competition, which includes a…
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When Thinking About Your Fitness – Think About Baking a Cake! When Thinking About Your Fitness – Think About Baking a Cake!


by: LaRue Cook Think About Baking A Cake  Yes, I said “baking a cake!” So what exactly does baking a cake have to do with your fitness? Well, too often when I get to talk to new or prospective clients about improving their overall fitness by beginning an exercise routine, they make an all-too-common assumption….
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Performance Physical Therapy Opens Its Newest Location Performance Physical Therapy Opens Its Newest Location


At 426 Metacom Avenue, Inside Warren’s Popular 426 Fitness WARREN, RI – 426 Metacom Ave is now open for business! Located inside of the historic Parker Mills building in Warren RI, Performance Physical Therapy and 426 Fitness have partnered to create a unique therapy and fitness experience for all ages and activity levels. Dr Mark Casimiro, DPT, ATC, Clinical Director…
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Back to running? Take care of your back Back to running? Take care of your back


By Dr. Gary Post The mild winter, combined with the recent spring forward of the clocks, has led many runners to begin training in earnest for spring road races. When preparing for those 5ks, 10ks and half-marathons, do not underestimate the importance of proper spinal alignment as a preventative measure to major running injuries like…
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Spring Into Fitness Spring Into Fitness


  by Lori Cipolla With Spring around the corner, it’s a perfect time to start planning to take your fitness regimen outdoors. Not only does physical activity outdoors change things up, it provides additional health benefits. Studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) show that as little as 5 minutes a day doing…
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Shape Up For Spring Shape Up For Spring


Training for A Spring Event? Try one of these unconventional classes: At Laid-back Fitness we focus on physical competence, situational preparedness, and play! We practice MovNat, Parkour, and Animal Flow in our “Jungle” utilizing unique but realistic equipment/obstacles to develop practical skills. We also follow the Training for Warriors system in our “Studio” to improve strength and…
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Keeping you On Pace Keeping you On Pace


by: Michelle Collie, RI Michelle Collie, physical therapist, entrepreneur, mother and runner offers strategies and motivation to keep you exercising–on pace–year round. It’s official, albeit being relatively mild, we made it through another New England winter and the first signs of spring have arrived.  The longer daylight hours, emerging colors of spring and comfortable temperatures…
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