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Injury Prevention

A Cure to your “First Step of the Day Blues” that won’t turn off your spouse!
Mar 26, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

A Cure to your “First Step of the Day Blues” that won’t turn off your spouse!

posted by Chantelle

If you have ever stepped out of bed only to find yourself collapsing to the floor due to the gut-wrenching pain in your arch (plantar fascia), heal or lower calves…  Full Article »

Core Training

Hip Strengthening Routine
Mar 9, 2011 Ξ 7 comments

Hip Strengthening Routine

posted by Chantelle

Our core (AKA: lumbo-pelvic hip complex) is home to our center of gravity and therefore plays a major role in the neuromuscular efficiency of the entire kinetic chain.

Injury Prevention

6 Ways to get a head start on Spring Running
Mar 2, 2011 Ξ 3 comments

6 Ways to get a head start on Spring Running

posted by Chantelle

Snow piles are shrinking and pushing cars out of snowdrifts is a thing of the past.  So dust off your running shoes or better yet treat yourself to a new  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

Shin Splint Prevention Routine
Feb 9, 2011 Ξ 7 comments

Shin Splint Prevention Routine

posted by Brandon

Fact: the medical term for shin splints is “medial tibial stress syndrome” (MTSS) If you have ever suffered from shin splints you know how important it is to prevent them  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

Should I Stay Or Should I Go, Neck Rule For Sick Days
Feb 7, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Should I Stay Or Should I Go, Neck Rule For Sick Days

posted by Brandon

Like many runners, the thought of veering from my training schedule or even worst taking a rest day due to illness makes me cringe. So this 1980s pop song asks  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

5 Recovery Tips to Run Faster
Feb 7, 2011 Ξ 8 comments

5 Recovery Tips to Run Faster

posted by Brandon

What is the secret to staying healthy, enjoying EACH & EVERY run, and ultimately running faster?  One might jump to the conclusion that it is the latest shoe fad, the  Full Article »

Injury Prevention

Foam Roller, Inexpensive Injury Prevention
Feb 7, 2011 Ξ 6 comments

Foam Roller, Inexpensive Injury Prevention

posted by Brandon

The foam roller is a must have for all runners.  It is arguably the best tool on the market for myofascial release, and only takes a few minutes a day  Full Article »

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