Category Archives for Injury Prevention

Runner’s Guide To Stretching

Stretching and flexibility are tow of the more controversial topics in the running and strength training world. Coaches, trainers, experts and runners disagree over its usefulness in supplementing and enhancing performance, quickening recovery, and preventing injury. Numerous studies have deemed all stretching useless pre and post workout. While other studies claim some types of stretches […]

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Runner’s Guide To Injury Prevention

About Me Blog Resources Chapter 1: An Introduction To Runner’s Injuries Injuries can occur in many ways. Not just from running. You can obtain injuries from walking, cross training, even stretching. Injuries happen. However, it is our job to try and prevent them from happening or minimize the damage. Do not wait until you get injured to […]

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Runner’s Guide To Massage

 Chapter 1: What is massage? It is the process of applying pressure (using several different techniques involving hand strokes and different objects) to different areas to the body to promote relaxation and relieve tension within the muscle group. Why Can Runners Benefit From Massage? This post will talk about how massage can benefit runners. Although massages […]

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5 Easy Practices To Prevent Common Running Injuries

  Injuries are very common for us athletes. In fact, some believe they come with the territory. We put our bodies trough vigorous amounts of training day in and day out. It would be foolish not to expect some ware and tear along the way. Unfortunately, most of this ware and tear comes in the […]

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Dynamic Stretching Guide

Dynamic Stretching – stretching exercises that are done with movement to obtain or increase full range of motion. The benefits of dynamic stretching are pretty clear. They allow to work on your coordination and movement while increasing your range of motion prior to competition or intense workout.  This makes for a great addition to a warm […]

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Static Stretching Guide

Static Stretching.  Stretching exercises are done without movement (unlike dynamic stretching) to obtain or increase full range of motion. This is the most basic form of stretching. These exercises are performed by passively or actively elongating the muscle to its farthest point in your range of motion. Feeling the stretch and holding it there for a […]

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Self Massage Exercise Guide

Check out our Full Massage Guide to know more about foam rolling can benefit your workouts. These exercises can be great to perform right before a stretching session. Below are a list of self-massage exercises for each body part to help you reach your athletic and personal goals. Lower Body Quadriceps Lay down on your stomach […]

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