Four University of Iowa varsity rowers talk about their injury, share how they deal with it, and explain a bit about overall mindset on being an injured athlete.
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One of the most common questions asked to dance medicine professionals and ballet instructors is “When is a dancer ready to begin pointe?” Usually, the answer given is “when they are 12 years old,” but the truth is, there are many factors to consider when determining if a dancer is ready for pointe. 323 more words
Well, spring is around the corner, and track is underway! For the avid runner and athlete, we all know what that means. Tis’ the season for pulled hamstrings and an assortment of other injuries affecting the low back, hips, and knees. 525 more words
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I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter in the barefoot underground lately about ankle mobility. It may be one aspect of your running that you have not spent much time thinking about, but in truth, it’s something well worth paying attention to. 412 more words
I went for a run with a metronome today for the first time in a while. I’ve talked before about how increasing your cadence to 180 steps per minute is the best way to become more efficient. 117 more words