Sleep Prep Tips

Sleep Prep Tips

Whether you are an athlete or not, to be the best at whatever you do, you first need to get good sleep. Trying to maintain a good sleep pattern and optimizing your recovery should be something everyone thinks about. Follow these 10 sleep prep tips and see if they...
The Importance and Benefits of Sleep

The Importance and Benefits of Sleep

While in Physical Therapy school a few of my classmates and I had a saying about sleep when we were grinding it out studying for practicals, exams, quizzes, and assignments that seemed to be never-ending. At 2 am in the library we would state, “We will sleep when we...
Strength Training for Runners: Part 2

Strength Training for Runners: Part 2

Now that we understand why strength training is so important in runners, here are the top 10 exercises to get started on! These will help you work on the single-leg stability, balance, strength, and lower body mobility that all runners need. With any of these...
Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

Did you know running produces forces up to 2-3x your body weight through each leg with each stride during your run? That’s a lot of stress on your body especially for avid runners who go on longer runs and run several times throughout the week. It is important to keep...