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Blog: Injury Prevention

Foam Rolling for Recovery

Foam Rolling for Recovery

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As runners, recovery can be one the hardest parts of our training. We have the miles mapped out, we put in the time for those long runs, and we are generally good about doing our strength exercises, but recovering effectively sometimes goes by the wayside until we get injured or have aches and pains during […]

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New Moves to Keep You Running

New Moves to Keep You Running

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In the next installment of our injury prevention series, we bring you a few more exercises to incorporate into your routine to help make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. As a reminder or if you didn’t have the opportunity to read the other posts in this series (found here, here and here), weak glutes […]

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More Moves to Keep You Running

More Moves to Keep You Running

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In the third installment of our injury prevention series, we bring you a few more exercises to incorporate into your routine to help make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. As a reminder or if you didn’t have the opportunity to read the other posts in this series (found here and here), weak glutes are […]

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Stronger Makes You Faster

Stronger Makes You Faster

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We’re continuing our injury prevention series with a few more exercises that will help to make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner. A weak core, which includes the glutes and surrounding muscles, often results in injury. Weak glutes specifically are a large contributor for injuries down the chain, including runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, […]

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Injury Prevention Is A Thing

Injury Prevention Is A Thing

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While more runners are recognizing the importance of incorporating strength training into their running routine, it’s often the first thing to go when schedules get busy. This often results in injury – weak glutes are a large contributor for injuries down the chain, including runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, and Iliotibial Band Syndrome. The […]

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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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