Posts tagged Injuries
The Expectations vs. Realities of Foam Rolling

If there is one thing I love to hate, it's the foam roller. "Foam roller every single day" my Physical Therapist Mike Riccardi advises me. If by, "Foam roll every single day" you actually mean sit on my foam roller while I check Instagram, then Yes. Yes Mike, I foam roll every single day. These are the expectations vs. realities of foam rolling.

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EVERYONE REMAIN CALM – 6 Tips For All Half and Full Marathoners

Attention Fall Half and Full Marathoners. It’s come to my attention via the 10+ emails I am getting every day that you’re all panicking about your upcoming races. I get it! It’s terrifying! I’m terrified with you! But I need everyone to CALM THE F*CK DOWN. Sorry for the language but holy smokes! I'm gonna need you all to stop focusing on that finish line and bring your focus back to the week, the day and the mile that you’re in. Here are 5 tips to help put your fragile running nerves at ease –

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Berlin Marathon Training Week 1

Week 1 of training for the Berlin Marathon, CHECK! Now I know what you're thinking, "WEEK 1?!?! But the race is less than 6 weeks away! Are you insane?" Yes, yes I am insane but for other reasons. Let me preface this by saying I have no clue what I'm doing. I swear my miCoach watch gave me a very judgmental look when I tried to figure out how to recover from last month's San Francisco Marathon and then get ready for both the Berlin and New York City Marathons. This was the conversation we had...

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Tension Headaches And How To Live With Them

Do you suffer from tension headaches? I've discovered that I do and it turns out these 3 devices most runners use to ease sore muscles can double to alleviate tension headaches! Here are three things you need if you suffer from tension headaches. These are serious game changers:

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Running Form Fail

Everybody knows how to run. You don't really have to think about it, you just put one foot in front of the other and go. But not everyone knows how to run properly. I know because I have terrible running form. One of my favorite parts about Finish Line Physical Therapy and my Physical Therapist Mike Riccardi is that I get feedback on my running form. It's because of them that I learned that I overtired and heel strike. Let's talk the importance of running form and how my form sucks:

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Runner's Knee

Good news ladies and gentlemen, the prognosis is in and it looks like I’m going to live! Confused? Let me bring you up to speed...I have..........RUNNER'S KNEE!

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What to Expect When You're Injured

Captain's Log Day 3. It's my third day without running and I am losing my damn mind. What sort of life did I lead before my commitment to spandex and Asics shoes? I have all this time! I mean what does one do with all this time!?! Taking time off because of an injury sucks. It's the worst. Here's what you can expect:

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