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If you had an extra hour each week to devote to training, what would you do with it? More miles? Cross training? Yoga? For most runners, strength training would be the last choice to fill that void. Whether the objection comes from worries about getting slow or questions about the science, weight training is still debated in some running circles.  Should Runners Strength Train?. It’s an age old question, but the answer is simple: yes. Runners should absolutely strength train. ...
Posted on 2019-08-14
When the body is consistently in a happy state of hydration, life is good. Your skin is clearer, you have more energy, and your workout performance is solid. Your hair might even be shinier.  It seems so simple. Yet, proper hydration is one of the biggest training puzzles for a lot of high-performance athletes — particularly runners. Even for the average active person, figuring out how much water you need, and when, can be confusing (at best). There’s conflicting advice ever...
Posted on 2019-07-31
          Recently, a few of my female patients have expressed their concerns with going to the weight room. I wanted to write a blog this week on overcoming these thoughts and preconceived notions that the weight room is not a place for women. I also wanted to create a safe place to share my experience and encourage others to do the same. You are not alone with these thoughts! I would like to use my knowledge and experience to share some helpful tips on how women can ov...
Posted on 2019-06-24
Return to Sport: Lisfranc Injury  Over the last two blogs, we discussed my experience with Lisfranc Injury. Returning back to sports can be difficult with any injuries, especially when it comes to the foot. Being evaluated as well as progressing through an appropriate program can ensure the athlete’s safety and minimize other compensations. This allows the athlete to maximize their potential and improve their readiness for sports. Robertson et. Al reviewed seventeen studies which re...
Posted on 2019-04-25
Importance of the Bike Fit: Avoiding Knee Pain In the last two blogs, we talked about how the benefits of a “dynamic” bike fit vs. a static bike fit can help rider’s who suffer from neck/shoulder and low back pain. If you are a cyclist who is currently lowering your miles or training intensity because of KNEE pain, then this series last blog is for YOU!! We are going to talk about how the dynamic bike fit is especially important in riders dealing with anterior (front) or later...
Posted on 2019-03-22
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