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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Run for Your Health

While better health may be one of your motivators for running, it could be benefitting you in more ways than you realize. If you occasionally lack motivation to lace up those sneakers for yet another long run, remind yourself of ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Train for a Reason and a Purpose

By Brian Diaz As the New Year wanes and spring starts creeping in with hints of warmer weather ahead, many of us hit the outdoors for the beautiful period when it’s not too hot to get out and do what ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Cross Training for Running

By Kristen Sieber The purpose of cross training into a running program or training schedule is to enhance the strength, the endurance, and overall well being of your fitness and health. But, use caution when incorporating cross training so it ...

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CORE CORNER – Step Back Lunge with Single Arm Row

By Elizabeth Towe Efficient running requires a stable-stance leg from which you can drive your body forward. Connecting the power of the stance leg to a stable torso with opposite arm rotation improves the efficiency of running. The Step Back ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – From Athlete to Amputee: How physical therapy can help in your road to recovery

Martha Nauman, a resident of Huntersville, NC, has always been passionate about being an athlete, teacher, and mother. However, in February 2013, she faced a serious health situation that would lead her to find even greater ways to inspire others. ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Redefining Wellness: It Takes a Community

By Rob Schneider & Brian Beatty It takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a community to support the health and wellness of each of us. We rely upon and build those we are drawn to because ...

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SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Are You Training to Competency or Incompetency? The Peter Principle of Exercise

By Brian Beatty We all want to train to perform at our best; however, we may unknowingly be training for a level of minimal competency. Knowing how hard to push and when to stop in exercise and training is a ...

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CORE CORNER – Lateral Hops

By Elizabeth Towe Have you been trail running lately? Trail running is a nice change from the regular routine of road running giving your body a chance for different input. The uneven surface uses different muscles and requires more joint ...

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TRX TIP – TRX Dive-Bomber Push-up

By Brian Diaz Several of my advancing shoulder rehab clients originally hurt themselves participating in precarious gymnastic ring-based exercises injuring their rotator cuff or long-head biceps tendon. They ultimately want to return to some of these high-intensity bodyweight exercises with ...

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CORE CORNER – Split Squat (with Rear Foot Elevated)

By Elizabeth Towe Running requires strength and stability on one leg to drive the body forward efficiently. The split squat is a great multi-joint (hip-knee-ankle) exercise that really brings the hip joint to the forefront as the power mover that drives us forward in ...

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