Category: Conditioning

Dangers of the Heel Strike When Running

 It is estimated that 40 million Americans participate in some form of running on a regular basis. From this population, it is reported that between 50-70% suffer from a running related injury (Cook). The number one cause of these injuries is improper running technique, and the heel strike is the movement most noted for its […]

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The Everyday Athlete

What is the difference between an athlete and the general population? Sports skills and the elite physical shape they are in. Not every person in the world is going to have amazing talent at a sport, but everyone can reach a high level of physical conditioning. Most people work out to look good and stay […]

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Get Healthy: Non-Boring Cardio…. Interval Training

Non Boring Cardio aka Interval Training Imagine yourself walking into the gym after a long day of work. The last thing you want to do is move mindlessly on a treadmill or elliptical for an hour or so to burn off those unwanted calories from the cookies you ate last night. But you have to […]

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Death of Static Streching?

Developing an active and full range of motion (ROM) in our relationships between muscles and joints is vastly important for optimum performance. It not only allows for greater strength and power development, but it has been shown to limit injuries as well (1). So the question arises—what is the best way to produce and maintain […]

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