Articles on Injury Prevention

December 4, 2017
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The Ultimate Injury Guide Everyone Needs To Read

In a constant quest to run faster and further, we should not as runners be surprised when from time to time things start hurting. Performance gains come from forced adaption, i.e. your body will only adapt if you force it to work through sufficient load. Just... 

November 27, 2017
Posterior tibial tendon pain can make you wonder if you will ever run pain-free again. Conservative and aggressive treatment options in this guide can help you return to running, and prevent it from coming back in the future.

4 Ways to Prevent and Treat Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Sharp pains in your arch or foot. Visible inflammation along the tendon. Stiffness in your ankle joint. A popping sensation. Sore to the touch. Do any of those sound familiar? If so, you probably have Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (Posterior Tibial... 

November 13, 2017
The pain on the outside of your ankle or foot could be caused by peroneal tendonitis. Here is how to know if you have it, understand what caused it (so it does not happen again), and treat it, so you can get back to running quickly.

Do You Have Peroneal Tendonitis? Here is How to Fix it

As runners, we accept that there is a certain amount of risk involved with our sport. When we are well into our Marathon Training Schedule, Hooked On Trail Running, or a first 5k, we hear about the high injury rates. And know that there is a good chance... 

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... 

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