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The Wharton’s Active Isolated Stretching
Nov 15, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

The Wharton’s Active Isolated Stretching

posted by Jordan

Phil Wharton was a competitive athlete in high school as a member of both the track and soccer teams. While a member of these teams, Phil was running approximately 35  Full Article »

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Injury Management
Oct 28, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Injury Management

posted by Bob

Over a long enough period of time, the injury rate for all runners is 100%. And while the greatest gains are achieved through long bouts of uninterrupted training, sometimes we  Full Article »

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To Race a 10K or Complete a Marathon?
Oct 26, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

To Race a 10K or Complete a Marathon?

posted by Brandon

From celebrities to once upon a time couch potatoes, completing a marathon is at the top of everyone’s bucket list. This is understandable as it is a great accomplishment and  Full Article »

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The Single Best Stretch for Runners
Oct 25, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

The Single Best Stretch for Runners

posted by Rob

Athletes should adhere to a scientific method of opening their body’s structures and preventing injuries (see latest article), and while I only advocate the scientific, systematic approach of an anatomically-correct  Full Article »

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Running Injury #5 Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinopathy
Oct 21, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Running Injury #5 Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinopathy

posted by Karen

Even the greatest warrior in the battle of Troy could not escape the pain and untimely demise of his Achilles tendon, so why should the almighty runner? The Achilles tendon  Full Article »

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The Tensor Fascia Lata…not a drink you order at starbucks!
Oct 19, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

The Tensor Fascia Lata…not a drink you order at starbucks!

posted by Karen

As runners we are often told we need a strong butt. And with that comes all this talk of this thing called the TFL…? So to give some clarity on  Full Article »

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Avoid The Dreaded Side Stitch
Sep 27, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Avoid The Dreaded Side Stitch

posted by Chantelle

It is not a coincidence that stabbing abdomen pains referred to by runners as a “side stitch” occur most often on race day or during very challenging workouts.  Increased anxiety  Full Article »

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Running Injuries #3  Shin Splints
Sep 20, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Running Injuries #3 Shin Splints

posted by Karen

There are very few people in the world of running who have escaped the pain in the lower leg that is shin splints.Shin Splints, or medial tibial stress syndrome, is  Full Article »

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Cross Training for Runners Done Right
Sep 2, 2011 Ξ 3 comments

Cross Training for Runners Done Right

posted by Sarah

If you are finding that you have reached a plateau in your running as the summer slowly turns to fall, it might be time to give cross training a try.  Full Article »

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What is Active Release Therapy?
Jul 28, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

What is Active Release Therapy?

posted by Amanda

Have you ever thought about all the little pains us runners deal with day to day? From our feet, ankles, calves, hamstrings, and knees, to our hips, groin, back and  Full Article »

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