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Strength Training and Conditioning for Peak Performance

Strength Training and Conditioning for Peak Performance in Elite Athletes

When someone starts sports, they get faster and stronger with practice. However, they eventually reach a plateau and have to do more to see the same gains. That’s why elite athletes use highly specialized programs for strength training and conditioning for peak performance. Practice isn’t enough; they need to focus on technique and target muscle groups to reach peak performance. 

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effects of running on major health indicators

The Effects of Running on Major Health Indicators

Many Americans live very sedentary lives, leading to adverse health outcomes. In fact, inactivity is a significant risk factor for mortality. So, clinicians want to get people moving and often promote running to improve health. It’s important to properly understand the effects of running on major health indicators so that we can get the most benefit out of running. Body

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Qualify for the NYC Marathon

4 Ways to Qualify for the NYC Marathon

The New York City Marathon is one of the biggest running events in the world. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the hardest ones to qualify for. Many runners see it as a personal challenge to run in this event. There are several different ways to qualify for the NYC marathon, such as qualifying based on time or entering through New

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aerobic and anaerobic fitness

What is The Effect of Aerobic and Anaerobic Fitness on Sports Performance?

Athletes need high levels of aerobic and anaerobic fitness to achieve maximum sports performance. Both types of exercise benefit the body, but they use energy differently. For example, aerobic metabolism uses oxygen to produce ATP energy for the cells and boosts cardiovascular health. On the other hand, anaerobic metabolism is a non-oxidative process that results in lactic acid. As a

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Fear of Movement Impacts Sports Performance

How Fear of Movement Impacts Sports Performance

The old adage says if you fall off a horse, get right back on. But it isn’t always easy for recovering athletes to return to the game. Fear of movement impacts sports performance more than people may realize. When patients are afraid of re-injury, they compromise their athletic conditioning and rehabilitation. Thus, a person-centered approach considers psychological and physiological factors

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Achilles Tendonitis in Runners

Combating Achilles Tendonitis in Runners

We often see Achilles tendonitis in runners at our clinic. Elite male distance runners have a 52% risk of developing it in their lifetime. If left untreated, Achilles tendonitis can lead to significant pain and limit your ability to run. What is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis (or tendinopathy) is an overuse injury. It results from repetitive micro-tears in the long

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Bone Stress Injuries in Runners

Management and Prevention of Bone Stress Injuries in Runners

Runners are constantly putting strain on their bodies. When the bones cannot withstand the repetitive loading, runners may develop bone stress injuries. These common injuries occur at a rate of 20% annually, with higher instances in females. Biological and biomechanical factors are at play. When runners are experiencing pain due to an injury, they require a thorough evaluation from a

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Vulvar Pain

Vulvar Pain: Causes, Factors, and Treatment

Do you experience burning or soreness outside the vagina? You’re not alone. Vulvar pain can happen to women of all ages. It’s most common in young women and again around menopause. The pain can come and go for months at a time. Don’t ignore these symptoms. Seek medical treatment right away. Vulvodynia  Vulvodynia is chronic, unexplained pain around the vaginal

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