Common Causes of Dance Injuries and How to Prevent Them

It’s no question that dance is one of the most artistic forms of movements; dancers can tell stories and evoke deep emotion through their choreography (and sometimes even improv!). But, dance is also a highly complex sport, which is easy to forget with how easy dancers make it all look. Just like any other sport,… Continue reading Common Causes of Dance Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Do You Run Efficiently? 7 Training Aspects That Might Be Stealing Your Energy

Runners are always asking questions about how to be better: How to run faster. How to run with more power. How to run to beat your next PR. How to constantly improve, even when there’s no definitive end point for how well you can run. The thing about these goals, though, is that you can… Continue reading Do You Run Efficiently? 7 Training Aspects That Might Be Stealing Your Energy

Is Single-Sport Specialization or Multi-Sport Training Better for Youth Athletes?

Young children can gain a lot from early exposure to sports — they experience a myriad of physical, mental, and emotional benefits by staying active and interacting with fellow youth athletes from such a young age. However, while many parents recognize the positives of youth sports, they often wonder what the best approach is in… Continue reading Is Single-Sport Specialization or Multi-Sport Training Better for Youth Athletes?

The 5 Best Running Warm Ups, and Why You Can’t Afford to Skip Them

You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again: warming up before running is essential. It’s tempting to just dive straight into a run, but doing so time and time again can be surprisingly detrimental to your body and performance. As you likely already know, running is a high-volume, high-force sport — your body has… Continue reading The 5 Best Running Warm Ups, and Why You Can’t Afford to Skip Them

Building a Functional Core: The Best Exercises for Your Core Training Progression

The core is a perpetual focus in the world of exercise. However, while countless athletes have added core workouts into their training, not everyone knows all the specifics that go into a true core training progression. Part of the issue is that many people only associate the core with their abdominal muscles, when in reality,… Continue reading Building a Functional Core: The Best Exercises for Your Core Training Progression

How to Run Every Day: Benefits and Best Practices

Runners unquestionably love their sport — so much so, that many of them often wonder if it’s possible to run every day. Thus, the practice of “run streaking” was born — in an effort to stay wholly dedicated to their running, thousands of people have committed to running a minimum of one mile every single… Continue reading How to Run Every Day: Benefits and Best Practices

Shock Absorption in Running (It’s Not Your Shoes — It’s the Biomechanics)

Nearly every search result about shock absorption in running focuses on what shoes you wear.  If you’ve ever looked it up yourself, you know what we’re talking about. Athletic shoe companies have pumped us full of effective marketing strategies convincing us that cushioned shoes are the answer to all our shock absorption needs in running.… Continue reading Shock Absorption in Running (It’s Not Your Shoes — It’s the Biomechanics)

Heart Rate Training: What It Is, and Why You Should Do It

When people tell you to “listen to your heart,” it’s usually meant figuratively. But with certain kinds of athletic training, you can interpret the phrase quite literally. People associate heart rate with the intensity of your physical activity, using the number of beats per minute (BPM) as a metric for tracking your effort — the… Continue reading Heart Rate Training: What It Is, and Why You Should Do It

Common Types of Calf Pain with Running (and What to Do About Them)

Calf pain is a common gripe for many runners, whether it be soreness, dull or sharp pain, temporary or chronic issues, etc. Part of the issue is the pain itself, and part of it is frustration in not knowing what exactly it is and how to mitigate it. Because the concept of “calf pain” is… Continue reading Common Types of Calf Pain with Running (and What to Do About Them)

Trunk Lean: What It Is, and Why It Matters in Your Running

A startling 80% of runners experience some kind of injury from training in any given year, and people don’t necessarily realize the myriad of complex biomechanics that go into running. Even minor, seemingly insignificant biomechanical deficiencies can build up over time and cause issues long-term. If left unchecked, they can then snowball into larger errors… Continue reading Trunk Lean: What It Is, and Why It Matters in Your Running

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