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Blog: Injury Prevention

What Runners Should Know About Sitting

What Runners Should Know About Sitting

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We hope you enjoyed our recent post about the dream team of running and Pilates. Mindful movement like Pilates can be such a break from all the mindless stuff we do as well – such as sitting. It is worth emphasizing that we sit a whole lot more than we used to. Some of that […]

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Pilates for Runners

Pilates for Runners

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If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Pilates is “ab workout”, think again. As Joe Pilates put it, Pilates is complete coordination of the body and mind. So while a couple sit-ups may be in your next Pilates mat workout, the way you approach the movement and your bodily awareness could […]

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Good Form For EveryRun

Good Form For EveryRun

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The injury rates for runners is one of the highest among sports with upwards of 80% and research has linked poor running mechanics to most of these injuries. An important component of running mechanics is Ground Reaction Forces (GRF) or the amount of force the body has to absorb and the rate at which the […]

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Elvis Pelvis: Common Running Injuries Part 1

Elvis Pelvis: Common Running Injuries Part 1

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Spring racing is here and that means putting your winter training to the test and sometimes aches and pains both old and new can befall those with the most diligent winter training regimen.  Originally I had wanted to cover some pointers on switching from the treadmill running to the roads but something else stuck out […]

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Strong at the Start Line

Strong at the Start Line

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We are all guilty of making excuses when it comes maintaining a well rounded running program and the related aches and pains– “I’ll just run through it and IF it really bothers me I’ll get it checked out.” “Just took a few Advil and it feels fine.” “I’ll focus on (insert cross-training method) AFTER my […]

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Find Your PT

Find Your PT

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This summer we have been talking about preparing for the Marine Corps Marathon. That is the thing with marathons; it takes a lot of time and a lot of miles to get to the start line. Lucky for us we have paired up with MedStar Sports Medicine, the official sports medicine partner of the MCM. Megan Moran, […]

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Train to Get to the Start Line

Train to Get to the Start Line

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This spring, runners across the DMV area were delighted to see $140 missing from their bank accounts. Why? Because it meant they had secured a bib for the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon. The thing is that golden ticket in to MCM happened a while ago before the miles started to accumulate and the heat truly […]

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Get Roped in to Active Isolated Flexibility

Get Roped in to Active Isolated Flexibility

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After hanging up his spikes due to injury, Jeff Brannigan had to work through a tough rehab, but in so doing, discovered a passion for helping people get and stay healthy. The former Division I Cross Country/ Track athlete at American University and former employee at Pacers Running received a Masters Degree in Health Promotion […]

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Dr. Moses Wants to Keep You Injury Free

Dr. Moses Wants to Keep You Injury Free

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We runners run. To that end, we need to stay on top of issues that could turn into injuries and keep us from pursuing the sport we love. One great thing about living in this area is there are many people that can teach you what it takes to stay in the game, on the run, and healthy. […]

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