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Spring into Running

Spring has sprung, and so has running season! If you are new to running, here are some simple strategies to help you get started. First and foremost, remind yourself that we do not run a marathon over night! It is important to set small goals for yourself rather than going all out and doing a 10 km run. Here are some other tips to help you on your running journey. Warm up: prior to setting out on your run, do a 5-10 minute warm up in order to gradually increase your heart rate and increase circulation to your muscles check out our Instgram page for some ideas! A walk/run/walk is a good way to introduce yourself to running walk a...

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Running Head to Toe: Alignment Fundamentals

Running is an excellent form of exercise as it is great for your cardiovascular health, bone density, strength, and endurance. Further, running is convenient, affordable, and for most, enjoyable. The “runner’s high” can be explained by the release of endorphins, the "feel good” hormones. Like any sport, running requires concentration and focus on your body’s biomechanics. A lot of people forget to stay mindful of how their body is moving while they are running, as they simply just go, which can be harmful as running with poor form can cause injury over time. I hope the following head-to-toe scan is something that you can utilize on your next run as a way to monitor your running form. Head and Neck: to...

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