Run Form 101

Run Form 101

2018 YMCA Turkey Trot Working on your running form is not just for elite runners. Novice runners, experienced runners, competitive runners, or the runners who are “here for the beer” can all benefit from working on running form. No two runners are the...
A New Look at Core Strength

A New Look at Core Strength

2018 YMCA Turkey Trot The word is out: Core strength is important for runners. Yeah, we are talking about core strength, AGAIN. Trust me, I am well aware that you have read about the importance of a strong core enough times to make you roll your eyes at ANOTHER...
Hit the Ground Running

Hit the Ground Running

2018 YMCA Turkey Trot We have all heard this advice before. “Make sure you warm up before you start running.” Such a simple concept, why do so many people (especially runners) fail to head this advice? Truth is, we are all looking at ways to maximize our time working...
Exercise: The Magic Pill

Exercise: The Magic Pill

“Never get old.” Those three little words which I, as a physical therapist not yet in my thirties, hear on a near daily basis from my more experienced patients, has really got me thinking lately. Why do so many patients tell me to never get older? As a society, we...