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Proper Warm-Up for Runners mobility performance running May 02, 2022

The warm-up is a crucial part of each training session. It serves multiple purposes. The warm-up should elevate your heart rate, prep the tissues for movement, and start to cycle you through the movements you will encounter during running. It's also a good time to check in with yourself mentally....

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3 Reasons You’re Not Running as Fast as You Want to Be performance running Feb 07, 2022

Are you putting in the hard work and running but can’t seem to run faster?

A common goal among runners is to improve their speed. This means you are a better runner, right? Same distance over a shorter time frame.

Many runners simply think it is enough to run longer distances, or to...

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Pre-Workout Nutrition nutrition performance running Jan 17, 2022

Some people drink pre-workout drinks before a workout. Some people will go into a workout without eating. Some people snack before a workout. To figure out what the best pre-workout nutrition for you, we’ll have to take into consideration the time of day that you are exercising.

What should...

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5 Tips to Train Around an Injury pain performance physical therapy running Dec 13, 2021
As much as we may try to avoid getting hurt, injuries do happen. Whether the injury happened at home, at work, playing a sport, in the gym, or from overuse, you may experience pain while trying to do your daily activities and when working out.
 
When injuries happen and you have pain...
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10 Tips for New Runners performance running Nov 22, 2021
There is usually an uptick in running around the holidays and the start of the new year. This may be due to new year resolution goals or maybe it’s tougher to actually get out and to your gym during the winter months so a run feels more feasible.
 
If you are new to running or...
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5 Common Causes of Running-Related Injuries pain performance physical therapy running Nov 01, 2021
Running is a common form of exercise. Despite the low intensity, research supports that upwards of 80% of runners will sustain a running-related injury over the course of a year that will sideline them from consistent training. This number is even worse when looking at marathoners. 90% of...
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Movement is Medicine mobility pain performance physical therapy running stress management Oct 25, 2021
This is our mantra at Beyond Movement PT. We believe in it so much that we literally have it written on our walls in our Sparks clinic.
 
There’s no disputing it. There are thousands of research articles that support the health benefits of movement and exercise. To name a few:...
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Improve Performance Through the 4 Pillars of Health mobility nutrition performance physical therapy pregnant and postpartum athletes running sleep hygiene stress management Oct 18, 2021
Most people only think about the physical aspects of improving performance and/or recovering from an injury. Of course the physical aspect is really important, however we like to look at the big picture. If you are only looking at one thing, you are going to struggle with getting better.
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Why You Should Wear Barefoot Shoes barefoot training mobility performance physical therapy running Oct 04, 2021
I’ve been known to call most shoes “foot prisons.” The typical shoe on the market doesn’t do our feet justice. They are too narrow and do not match the shape of a foot. This leads to tons of issues, like foot pain, bunions, injuries, reduced feedback from your feet, and...
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How to Set Goals and Stick to Them nutrition performance physical therapy running Sep 13, 2021
We’ve all done it. We’ve set a goal for ourselves and failed to reach that goal. Sometimes, we don’t even try to reach the goal and just dream about someday having attained that goal. Some common goals I have seen fail are weight loss goals, running a marathon, reading a book...
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