Category Archive: Endurance

Running and Sweating and LEAKING…Oh My!

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Are you a female runner who has been preparing for a marathon? As you increase your mileage, you have likely experienced an increase in sweating. This is normal. However, if you have also experienced urinary leakage, this is NOT normal!

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3 Ways to Combat Low Back Pain in Runners

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Low back pain is the largest cause of disability, affecting nearly 80 percent of people in the United States at some point in their lifetime.1

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Debut Marathoner: Avoiding Red Lights in Your Marathon Training

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Many marathon runners will experience injuries due to things such as overtraining, poor footwear and muscle imbalance. In fact, data shows that running-related injuries to the lower extremity can occur in 19.4 percent to 79.3 percent of runners each year – with marathon runners averaging 58 percent.(1,2)   

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Running: Bringing People Together (and to Germany!)

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Running is a great hobby that it not only good for your health, but also brings people together.

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Debut Marathoner: 3 Ways to Prevent Training Injuries

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Training for your first marathon can be a daunting task – not only do you have to build up your stamina, but you also have to do so while keeping your body healthy enough for the next training session.

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Bike Fitting Tips for Beginners

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As we gear up for summer in the Midwest, more people will turn to biking as a way to enjoy the outdoors and stay active. In fact, statistics show that bicycling is growing as a recreational sport, with a 64 percent increase in cyclists traveling to work from 2000-2012.1

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5 Ways to Maximize Triathlon Performance

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Participation in triathlons in the United States is at an all-time high according to USA Triathlon, the sport’s governing body in the United States. The group’s membership has swelled from around 100,000 in 1998 to 550,446 in 2013.1 What’s more, estimates from the Sports and Fitness Industry Associated show there were 2,498,000 road triathletes  in the United States in 2016.2

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What is the “Core” of My Body?

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The term “core” is frequently referenced when talking about strengthening. For example, you may have been told you need to “strengthen your core,” but what does this mean?

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5 Ways to Stop Knee Pain in Runners

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Between 20 to 93 percent of runners suffer from knee pain, making it the most common lower extremity injury.When knee pain occurs, one of the treatment options is physical therapy. Physical therapists are trained to examine, diagnose and treat knee pain to help patients return to the activities they love.

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Maintaining Your Winter Running Routine

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It is possible to maintain your outdoor running routine in the winter, but you must always keep safety top of mind.

Although running outside in the winter can be intimidating due to conditions like ice, snow and cold, you can keep your running mileage up if you have the right gear and follow some practical cold-weather safety tips. Read below for guidance on how to stay warm when battling some of the year’s coldest temperatures.

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