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October 2, 2018

Kinesio Taping for Runners

Kinesio Tape, Rock Tape, also known as Kinesio Tape is often used to treat overuse and injuries in athletes. When properly applied Rock Tape can help prevent injury while addressing pain, swelling, and inflammation. Considerations Before Using Kinesio Tape Many runners come…
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June 28, 2018

Core Exercises for Runners: Bird Dog & Dead Bug

Whether you're training for a marathon or partaking in casual running, core strength and mobility exercises are extremely important for a runner's overall health. A strong core sets the foundation for healthy posture and can help runners prevent injuries and imbalances. Two…
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Plank Exercises
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June 1, 2017

Plank Exercise Demo: Videos

Despite it’s simple appearance, a plank exercise can be is one of the most beneficial movements in your routine. It’s great for strengthening your core, abs, and back. While strengthening your body, planks can also relieve back pain and improve…
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Foam Rolling Athletes
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May 31, 2017

Foam Rolling for Athletes: Videos

Foam rolling before and after a workout can help athletes recover and reduce injury. Rolling is an inexpensive and valuable warm up and cool down tool that improves circulation, range of motion, and flexibility. Be sure to make the most…
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April 20, 2017

Sports Movement Screening for Chicago Athletes

Too often, runners assume that the aches and pains they experience during training are an unavoidable part of the process – and it’s only after the race is finished that they realize there’s a more serious issue at work. The…
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Acupuncture for Runners
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October 12, 2016

Can Acupuncture Help Runners with Recovery?

Acupuncture for runners has become a popular tool for recovering after long runs or intense workouts. Acupuncture can reduce soreness for runners and is also used to treat pain and injury, often speeding up the healing process. During recovery, acupuncture…
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Top Running Neighborhoods Chicago
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June 1, 2016

Top Running Neighborhoods in Chicago

© Paula Masterson | Dreamstime.com Whether you’re a seasoned runner or training for your first 5K, there is something to be said about getting off the “dreadmill” and out on the streets. And, there’s no better city to explore while…
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