Injuries

Can I Go Running With A Cold?

We all know the feeling: you’ve been planning a long run for several days, and it’s going to be awesome. Then you wake up that morning, and you have a cold! At first thought, you might want to make some tea and retreat to the warmth of your favorite ...

Achilles Tendon Stretches For Runners

We all know that stretching is an important part of the running routine, and sometimes it’s helpful to hone in on specific types of stretches. Since the Achilles tendon is a critical piece of anatomy to running, all runners can benefit from some new ...

Tens Vs EMS – What’s The Difference Between These Devices?

If you’re heard of e-stim therapy before, you might know that there are two different types: TENS units, and EMS units. How different are these devices, and is one better than the other? In this article, we’ll discuss everything that you need to ...

Swim Workouts for Runners Recovering from Injury

When you’re recovering from an injury, fitness is still a concern, even though you have to stay off the road for a bit. Luckily, there are a slew of other great fitness activities available. An injury does not have to mean being sedentary. One of ...

Can Runners Benefit from ESTIM (Electrical Stimulation)?

Whether you’ve heard of ESTIM (electrical stimulation) before or not, you probably would benefit from learning more about it and how it relates to running recovery. In this article, we’ll give you everything that you need to know about e-stim and ...

How To Prevent Chafing While Running

If you’ve been running for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced chafing at some point or another (or perhaps you just want to know how to avoid it!). In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about chafing while running, ...

All About Pool Running

There is nothing more frustrating as a runner than waiting for your body to heal from an injury. Your doctor has told you to keep weight off your leg/foot/knee. As you sit there imagining your fitness slipping away as you wait for the thumbs-up to ...

How To Stay In Shape While Injured

Injury. The dreaded six-letter word that no runner wants to hear. As much as we each exercise specifically to stay healthy and make our bodies stronger, unexpected things do happen, and you find yourself dealing with it. In this article, we’ll ...

Foam Rollers: How To Use Them for Maximum Benefits

For many years, foam rolling was a technique that was used only by professional athletes, coaches, and therapists. Now it has found its way into the mainstream, and even everyday runners are devotees of "rolling." Because foam rolling can ...

How to Get Rid of a Side Stitch When Running

If you’ve been running for any duration of time, you have almost certainly felt a side stitch at some point. And you’ve probably wondered how to get rid of those pesky sharp pains that slow you down. Not to worry. We’ve got you covered. In ...

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