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How-to Deal with a Stress Fracture Caused by Running

This article describes causes and symptoms of stress fractures—small cracks in the bone caused by high impact activities (such as running) and includes practical strategies and training options for runners (like me) that find it a challenge to follow medical advice and ‘rest’. 1,202 more words


Assessing Ankle Mobility

A variety of lower extremity injuries can occur as a result of decreased ankle mobility, specifically decreased dorsiflexion (see my posts on this HERE and  152 more words

Lower Body

Simple Ways to Select the Right Foods for You!

In a previous blog, I shared with you 3 ingredients you definitely want to stay away from for your own good.  In this quick read, I’m going to turn the tables around and share three things that you… 271 more words


Fight Inflammation the All-Natural Way

The Magic Pill

Don’t you wish there was a magic pill to make your aches, pains, and inflammation go away?  Better yet, don’t you wish there was a magic pill to make your aches, pains, and inflammation go away… 312 more words


Run Faster, Further by Finding Your Tipping Point

Hey RMA Crew! Sorry I missed you guys last week. Things got pretty hectic around here. I got stuck in the renovating whirlwind. It kind of chewed me up and spat me out! 468 more words

Marathon Training

Rainy day thoughts - recovery & pre-hab

This week is all about recovery. And the never-ending quest to avoid too-much-too-soon syndrome (after flat-lining at 25 miles a week in college, it’s crazy to think I… 442 more words

Injury Prevention

Harmful Foods People Still Consume

What kind of gas do you put in your car?  Octane-87: regular unleaded?  Perhaps something better like octane-89: special unleaded?  Or what about the best stuff out there like octane-91: super +?   362 more words