By Sam Ray and Brian Diaz | As physical therapists who are training for triathlons, we are constantly looking to enhance performance without injury.
By Norah Whitten It’s hard to believe winter is upon us again. We know that this time of year is a great time to up the strength training and mobility work. However, there are other, less talked about, aspects of training that deserve some attention. There are three areas
By Holly Boss | Just as some things in life get easier with age, inevitably, there are other things that get harder… important things like training for a marathon, or regenerating bone density.
By Smruti Shah Have you ever admired the form and technique of the elite endurance athlete as they close in on the finish line? Famed coach/runner Arthur Lydiard would tell you these athletes train, don’t strain. Clinically, most of the endurance athlete injuries I see are rooted in improper
By Brian Diaz Starting as early as the 1970s, physiologists have studied the effects of applying ice to the body after exercise for various benefits including, but not limited, to anti-inflammation, pain reduction, muscular strength gains, and anti-fatigue. Applying ice packs to body parts and, in some cases, fully
SPRI Soft Foam Roller Good for first-time foam rollers and those looking for a more relaxing and rejuvenating (and less painful) rolling experience. This is ideal for a gentle stretch and self-mobilization of joints and spine. More Info: SPRI.com SKLZ Barrel Roller A firm roller is ideal for athletes
By Sheri Branson | Photos By Rhesa for TLP Self-myofascial release (SMFR) involves applying gentle pressure to connective tissue to help create tissue mobility. Our muscles can become chronically tight due to repetitive movements such as running, cycling, yoga, swimming, or strength training. This can cause the tissue to