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How my Garmin may have saved my life.

By: Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS

As a 34-year-old runner, cyclist, and triathlete eating healthy and exercising frequently is in my DNA. I never considered the possibility of any issues with my heart. 879 more words

Injury Prevention

Run like the Pro's: the five "F's" of running for newbies.

By: Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS

You have decided to run. With a bright pair of running shoes,your old gym T-shirt, and ancient tube socks you head out the door.   942 more words

Injury Prevention

My Favorite Injury Prevention Accessories

One of the hardest parts of training for any race is avoiding the pitfalls of injuries.  Even the most seasoned and wisest athletes end up plagued with some sort of ache or pain.   947 more words

Running

Refresh Sore, Achy Running Feet!

No doubt, your feet take a pounding on your runs and your workouts.  And while footwear selection can play a large part in foot soreness (too small/tight/and incorrect shoes for your activity and foot type are all culprits) if you spend enough time on your feet logging in miles, your feet are bound to get sore, tight and achy. 1,509 more words

Running

Mobility Minute #14: Core Stability

Two tests this week. First, we are going to look at the hip hinge again. Incredibly important skill to be able to master if one wants to optimally load the hips for athletic movement and lifting WITHOUT putting the back in poor positions. 305 more words

Lower Body

Reducing the Incidence of ACL Injuries in Soccer Athletes

Soccer is the most commonly played sport in the world, with over 200 million active players participating in the “beautiful game”. However, when an athlete steps on the field there is always a risk of injury. 325 more words

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