Jara Soost , NASM Elite Trainer

Bio

I started providing massage therapy in 1998 in the twin cities area.  I attended Sister Rosalind's School of Professional Massage in St. Paul, MN.  I was an active member of the Minnesota Sports Massage Team, traveling to events through out the state.I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology.  In 2001 I became a certified athletic…… More MoreI started providing massage therapy in 1998 in the twin cities area.  I attended Sister Rosalind's School of Professional Massage in St. Paul, MN.  I was an active member of the Minnesota Sports Massage Team, traveling to events through out the state.I graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology.  In 2001 I became a certified athletic trainer and am currently licensed in the state of Wyoming.  I moved to Wyoming where I provided athletic training services at the high school level.  In 2006 I volunteered two weeks at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.  I worked with the national inline speed skating team, women's junior national volleyball team, women's A2 volleyball team and the men's A2 volleyball team.  I have also worked at the Minnesota State Games and the State Games of America (Colorado Springs, CO).I also hold a Master's degree from the California University of Pennsylvania in Exercise Science with an emphasis on performance enhancement and injury prevention.  I have worked with the Excel performance enhancement program in Gillette, WY.  I currently am certified as a personal trainer and a performance enhancement specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and provide these services at the Campbell County Rec Center.In 2006, I moved to Columbia Falls, MT, where I was the head athletic trainer for Flathead High School during the 2006-07 school year.  The following year I initiated the athletic training program for Glacier High School.Currently, I have returned to Gillette, Wyoming and provide medical massage with New Therapeutic Solutions.  It is my pleasure to promote health and wellness.

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    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school lacrosse players are facing an increasing number of injuries during practices as well as games, a new study finds.

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    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being a couch potato may have fewer long-term health consequences if you trade some of your couch time for gym time, suggests a new study.

    The research found that people who were more fit were able to counter some of t...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically active in middle age appears to help reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, suggest the findings from two new studies.

    "In our studies, we found that physical exercise at various levels, especially i...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most professional football players who have shoulder stabilization surgery are able to return to the game, a new study finds.

    Shoulder instability is a common injury among NFL players, but their rate of return after surgery to fix the problem ha...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Safeguarding athletes from concussion is a moral duty for doctors, according to the largest neurologists' group in the United States.

    In a newly released position statement, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) said that doctors have an ethic...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise -- and not a tendency to eat too much -- may explain why an increasing number of Americans are obese, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed U.S. government data from the last 20 years and found that the number of women who re...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of aerobic and resistance training may work better than either type of exercise alone in helping people with diabetes control their blood sugar, a new review finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from 14 studies that included more than ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with Parkinson's disease who regularly walk for exercise may significantly improve their physical and mental function, a new study finds.

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    MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Local weather affects Americans' levels of exercise and their risk for obesity, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that adults in counties with hot summers are less physically active and more likely to be obese, esp...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were elite high school athletes tend to win competitions for top jobs, according to a new study.

    The researchers found that people who played a varsity high school sport are viewed as having more self-confidence and leadership skills t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the hottest months of the year approach, experts are urging coaches and paramedics to change how they treat athletes suffering from heat stroke.

    New guidelines released Friday by the National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA) say heat stro...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some retired NFL players live with nearly constant headaches, and their misery is frequently punctuated with skull-splitting migraines, a new study reports.

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    TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dropping excess pounds may not only improve your physical health, it might also help you feel more awake and happy, a new study shows.

    The research, presented this week at the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the E...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Think soccer is only for young elite athletes playing in the World Cup?

    Not so: A new Danish study finds that the game Europeans call "football" can bring serious health benefits to men in their 60s and beyond.

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    TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who live in "walkable" neighborhoods are less likely to be overweight or obese and also have lower rates of diabetes.

    That's the finding from two Canadian studies that showed those living in an area that encourages walking are also three t...Full Article