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HIIT...Is it safe for youth soccer athletes?

HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a type of training that mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter rest periods. The athletes are asked to give an all-out, one hundred percent effort through quick, intense bouts of exercise. 300 more words

Champion's QUEST

Baby got...lazy glutes??

No one likes a lazy butt, right?  And if you’re reading this, I bet you’re not someone others would describe as lazy, especially when it comes to your running.  888 more words

5 Tips to Running Your 1st 10k

The Northallerton 10k is just over two weeks away and for many it will be there first 10k. To help you prepare for the event I asked Josie to write 5 tips to preventing running injuries. 823 more words

Sports Therapy

Hitting the Brakes: The Importance of Deceleration

Speed is one of the most common athletic improvements asked for. Thus a lot of time is spent on teaching the athlete how to speed up. 220 more words

Champion's QUEST

What to say when someone says, “running is bad for your knees.”

When someone tells you they believe “running is bad for your knees,” first take a moment to think about where that person is coming from. She or someone she knows may experience knee pain while running. 615 more words

Injury Prevention

Recover Better and Run Better

We runners know how to follow training plans, push our bodies, and get our cross training in.  But one thing we often neglect is a proper recovery.   536 more words

Running

Core training for runners: Focus on axial positional neutrality first.

Core training is a term often referring to abdominal exercises that are generally good for everybody including runners to perform for injury prevention and performance. The understanding of the public is shifting beyond just abdominal exercises, thankfully. 2,017 more words

Injury Prevention