About Julie Ortman

Julie is our star triathlete. Most of us aim to finish a race- she's the one on the podium. She brings that same passion and commitment to her patients- to help them achieve all they strive for. Go, Julie, go!

Caffeine Fun Facts

A moderate intake of coffee and/or other caffeinated beverages DOES count towards fluid needs. Approximately 80 percent of Americans drink coffee. Most studies conclude that caffeine does indeed enhance performance and makes the effort seem easier. Caffeine stimulates the brain and contributes to clearer thinking and greater concentration. The average improvement in performance is about 12 percent, with greater benefits noted during endurance exercise than with shorter exercise (eight to 20 minutes) and a negligible amount for sprinters. More benefits [...]

By | 2016-11-30T14:49:57+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Caffeine Fun Facts

Baby, its Hot Out There!

June 20th marks the first official day of summer. Perhaps in the recent past weeks you have noticed your body reacting differently to the heat and humidity during your activities. Here are some tips to beat the heat and still keep up with your fitness: Cool down (seems obvious): Put ice cubes down your sports bra/shirt or even holding ice cubes in your hands and/or rubbing it along the inside of your wrist/forearm will cool you down if you have [...]

By | 2016-11-14T07:53:56+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Baby, its Hot Out There!