Running

Tech and Training for the Roanoke 70.3

By |2019-10-22T18:39:32+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Cycling, Exercise, Running|

The Roanoke 70.3 triathlon is coming to town June 7, 2020 and we are hosting another free seminar where you can learn from local triathlon experts about the importance of training and technology as you prepare for the race. Many of the top triathlon coaches use data from wearable technology to determine the best [...]

Preventing Repetitive Training Injuries

By |2019-09-10T12:34:08+00:00September 9th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Cycling, Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

There are basically two types of injuries: acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event such as: wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain. While overuse injuries are more common in sports than acute injuries, they are subtle and usually occur over time. This [...]

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Treatment Of Anterior Knee Pain (A.K.A. Runner’s Knee)

By |2019-08-26T14:02:08+00:00August 25th, 2019|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

Anterior knee pain, Patella pain, and runner’s knee are all names for the  formally diagnosed conditions known as patellofemoral ligament pain or patellar chondromalacia. This pain is commonly felt above, under, or below the knee cap. This achy and sharp pain is made worse when going up and down stairs, squatting, after sitting or driving [...]

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Prep for the Roanoke 70.3

By |2019-10-22T14:56:32+00:00August 20th, 2019|Cycling, Exercise, Running|

The Roanoke 70.3 triathlon is coming to town June 7, 2020 and we are hosting a free seminar where you can learn from local triathlon experts on how to prepare over the next year. Our panel of experts will discuss the course outline, tips on training for a long course, nutrition and hydration, mental toughness [...]

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Back to Running After a Hip or Knee Injury

By |2019-01-29T18:57:39+00:00January 29th, 2019|Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries, Vitamins and Supplements|

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world. However, up to 50% of all runners will sustain an injury that will impact their training or running performance. Long-distance running imposes highly repetitive forces, which can be up to eight times the body weight of the runner. A marathon runner [...]

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Is Carb Loading Dead?

By |2018-04-03T11:52:52+00:00March 31st, 2018|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Running, Weight|

In today’s low-carb/no-carb world, is there still a place for carb loading before your next game or race? As much as I would love to give you one specific rule that everyone should follow, nutrition is just not that simple. In this article we will give some guidelines to follow for those trying to [...]

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Test Your Running Readiness – How-To Video

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00December 1st, 2015|Running, Videos|

Check out this video to see Dr. Rich demonstrating a quick test you can do to evaluate the core stabilization of your hip and knee. Dr. Rich uses this test with runners to help assess if they are ready to return to running after an injury.

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Endurance Athletes and Active Release Technique®

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00December 1st, 2015|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Running|

Endurance athletes are among the healthiest human beings on the planet. They eat right, exercise, and work hard to get adequate rest. This well-oiled machine is capable of amazing feats when it is tuned properly. However, injuries still accrue despite the fact that the cardiovascular system may be in top-notch condition, muscles are well toned, [...]

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Lose Weight by Exercising Less

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00September 7th, 2015|Cycling, Exercise, Running, Weight|

Are you trying to lose weight by exercising? Unless you enjoy those long hours of steady-state cardio in the gym or on the road, you should stop! You are wasting time and slowing down your metabolism. What if you could burn more fat in less time? High-intensity interval training (HIIT) could be a way for [...]

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