Articles on Injury Prevention

October 1, 2017

How to Tell if You’re Overtraining

Researchers estimate that 61% of all runners will go through a period of overtraining at least once in their running career. That’s not an encouraging statistic when you’re pushing the limits to reach your goals. Listen in as Coach Dylan explains... 

September 18, 2017

Active Isolated Stretching

Research shows that when you stretch, small microtears occur in your muscles that can often cause more harm than good. However, we also know that flexibility is essential to staying injury-free and having a strong, powerful stride. So, what’s the solution?... 

September 17, 2017

Is the Zero Runner the Same as Running?

A hybrid between a treadmill and an elliptical, the Zero Runner was designed to provide a true running experience with zero impact. In today’s podcast, Coach Sinead explains the science behind this up-and-coming technology and whether or not it’s... 

Static Stretching

One of the more controversial topics in running is the importance of static stretching. Coaches, experts, and runners disagree over the role flexibility plays in preventing injury and boosting performance. So what’s really the deal with stretching?... 

September 11, 2017
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How To Diagnose And Treat A Big Toe Injury

The big toe might be a small joint, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important for runners. It serves a critical function in creating more leverage to generate forward momentum when you run, and because of this, it is susceptible to several overuse... 

August 28, 2017
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IT Band Stretches – Learn The Secret

Of all the acronyms used within the world of running related injury, ‘ITB’ must surely sit near (if not at) the top. Anyone who has suffered from ITB Syndrome will tell you that it can be extremely tricky to recover from.  With its characteristic... 

August 15, 2017

The Science Behind Cross Training

Every runner has individual training needs. Some runners excel when doing lots of mileage, while others do best when replacing some of those miles with cross training. But how can you determine your optimal running “recipe”? And which cross... 

August 14, 2017
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Understanding The Q Angle And Its Role With Injuries

If you are a female runner who ever suffered from knee pain, chances are you have come across an idea.  That female runners are more susceptible to knee pain than their male counterparts. Why? Because they have wider hips. You may have been introduced... 

August 11, 2017

Foam Rolling Before or After Workouts

It’s no secret foam rolling helps to expedite recovery and prevent injury, but when is it best to roll out for maximum benefits? Before or after you run? Coach Jeff explains in today’s daily podcast! Listen iTunesListen Android Audio Transcript Jeff... 

Cross Training While Injured

Though nothing can replace running perfectly, cross training can keep your cardiovascular fitness up when injury strikes. But with so many cross training options, you might wonder which one is best for you and your injury. Listen in as Coach Jeff explains... 

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