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Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries
Mar 11, 2013 Ξ 3 comments

Yoga Poses for Common Running Injuries

posted by Alice Toyonaga

At some point in their running “career”, runners get injured. Some listen to their bodies, take the time they need and aim to heal as quickly as possible. Others (read,  Full Article »

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Should I Race or Not?
Sep 26, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Should I Race or Not?

posted by Greg Wieczorek

What to do when faced with the difficult decision of whether to race or not? After a long, hot summer the fall racing season is finally here and many runners  Full Article »

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Runners With Benefits
Sep 17, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Runners With Benefits

posted by Jordan

How many times have you been given a gift card, left it in your wallet for over a year and when you finally try to use it you find out  Full Article »

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What NOT TO DO When You are Injured
Sep 9, 2012 Ξ 3 comments

What NOT TO DO When You are Injured

posted by Chantelle

For the past 10 weeks I have been ‘suffering’ from plantar fasciitis in my right foot, and like previous injuries I have caught a case of the injury blues. This  Full Article »

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The Runner’s Grieving Process: Accepting Cross Training When Injured
Aug 16, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

The Runner’s Grieving Process: Accepting Cross Training When Injured

posted by Marie Walsh

My doctor looked at me strictly,“You have to take some time off from running.” Those words stabbed me like a knife to the heart. Overcome with emotion I sat, head  Full Article »

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Overcome Injury Faster By Being An A+ Patient
Jun 23, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Overcome Injury Faster By Being An A+ Patient

posted by Greg Wieczorek

Brandon Laan’s recent post 7 ways to improve while injured was of timely relevance to me as I had recently sustained a low-grade Achilles tear and, like many runners who’ve  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

7 Ways To Improve While Injured
May 28, 2012 Ξ 5 comments

7 Ways To Improve While Injured

posted by Brandon

While most of your running partners are cruising the trails, hitting the track, or running mind numbing repeats on your town’s version of heartbreak hill, you might be sitting on  Full Article »

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Thriving Through Injuries
May 22, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Thriving Through Injuries

posted by Jennifer Perrault

Due to the repetitive nature of running, injuries seem to be inevitable. As I was completing the last ten meters or so of my run on Saturday, I rolled my  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

Trigger Point
Feb 27, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Trigger Point

posted by Brandon

Grab a tennis ball, squash ball, or golf ball and start digging. Mobility is trump when it comes to running mechanics and injury prevention.

Injury Prevention

Start Using Your Foam Roller
Feb 23, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Start Using Your Foam Roller

posted by Chan

Someone convinced you to buy a foam roller and you used it for a total of an hour the first week you bought it. Sound familiar? 

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