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Performance Mobility, Part 4: The Knee

[<i>Author’s Note: This is Part 4 in a five-part series on functional mobility self-assessment and restoration for runners.</i> <i>See Part 1</i><i> on hip mobility,</i> …

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6 Things Every Runner Experiences When Coming Back From Injury

From utter joy to sheer terror, we've all been there<p>You set your alarm for 5 a.m. every day so you can be running by 5:30. You enjoy the quiet …

Build Your Hip and Glute Strength to Climb Like a Boss Through the Trails | Women's Health

As you might have expected, you'll also continue using the foam roller exercise to loosen up your muscles. This is especially important as they get stronger—which can cause a loss of flexibility.<p>Additionally, you'll increase the length of your treadmill hike. Last week we did two miles, this week …

5 Must-Do Moves for Runners

Strength training isn't just for gym fanatics—it can help improve your running form, help you stave off injuries and speed you on your way to a new …

How Can I Ramp Up Training Without Getting Hurt?

Any time you increase the duration or the intensity of your workouts, you also increase your risk of injury—especially if you're not tending to those body parts that are seeing the most wear and tear. The solution, says renowned physical therapist, Kelly Starrett, is to do just that: Devote 10 to …

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Injury: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner’s knee)

Gavin Burt is a registered osteopath specialising in running related injuries. He graduated from the British College of Osteopathic Medicine with a …

Strength Training for Runners: Weighted Lunges

Some of the most important leg muscles, like the quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteals, can be strengthened with one important exercise: the weighted …

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6 Steps to Injury-Free Running

Sports doc Jordan Metzl’s get-stronger, run-better plan.<p><i>This is adapted from</i> Running Strong: The Sports Doctor's Complete Guide to Injury-Free Running for Life<i>, by Jordan Metzl, M.D.</i><p>Why do you run? Because it feels good. Because it relieves stress. Because it fills you with energy. Because it makes …

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Seymour M. Hersh · The Killing of Osama bin Laden

The most blatant lie was that Pakistan’s two most senior military leaders – General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, chief of the army staff, and General Ahmed …

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How PTSD Became a Problem Far Beyond the Battlefield

Though only 10 percent of American forces see combat, the U.S. military now has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder in its history. Sebastian Junger investigates.<p>The first time I experienced what I now understand to be post-traumatic stress disorder, I was in a subway station in New …

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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

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