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How to prevent running injuries

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How to prevent running injuries
Injuries are a frustrating part of sport (and life) that show up as chronic-type injuries when you have no clue what caused it or traumatic-type injuries when it was inevitable in the moment. I have dealt with both types of injuries personally and as a physical therapist helping athletes sort it all out.

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Holiday Gift Guide: How to gift the perfect socks

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Holiday Gift Guide: How to gift the perfect socks
There was a time when socks were considered unthoughtful, utilitarian gifts. But, that was before the days of performance socks with purposeful design meant to do more than get lost in your dryer. 

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How to prevent Pickleball injury

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How to prevent Pickleball injury
Injuries such as ankle strain, Achilles tendon strain (back of the ankle), heel bruise, wrist fracture, knee, hamstring, groin, quad strain or shoulder strain are common to the Pickleball community. In addition, pickleball players should consider themselves at risk of injury for a few reasons.

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What it takes to run the oldest 100-mile trail race

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What it takes to run the oldest 100-mile trail race
Every ultra-runner has their own story of how they got to the start line of a race with a course longer than a marathon distance, and the runners of the world’s oldest 100 mile trail race, the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, are no exception. 

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How To Properly Foam Roll

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How To Properly Foam Roll
Foam rolling may be the tool that you are missing in your daily routine. It provides relief to muscle stiffness and tightness, which allows you to be ready for your next workout. They come in all different shapes and sizes which makes them versatile and easy to use. To make the Foam roller even better, they are relatively cheap and will last a long time if they are properly cared for. Is it time for you to enjoy the benefits of a new foam roller?

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