Reasons To Walk

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One of our favorite family activities is walking. I suppose it isn’t surprising, given that I am a race walker, but just going for a walk is a whole different experience. Getting outside and getting moving allows us to connect

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Food is the Best Medicine

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I thought I would start the new year off talking about something more related to doctoring than race walking, although this definitely applies to both.  Given that it is the new year, I’ve had so many questions about diet in

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The Impossibility of Going from Couch Potato to 4th in the World

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by Katie Burnett In November of 2008 I wasn’t doing a whole lot of anything. I was barely motivated to do my schoolwork, sat around a lot of the day, watched my friends play video games, hardly picking up a

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The Achilles Tendon: What Goes Wrong for Runners

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Reposted with permission from Dr. Brian Fullem. Original article posted at Podium Runner Dr. Brian Fullem practices at Elite Sports Podiatry in Clearwater, FL. He ran 14:25 for 5K while at Bucknell University. This is the continuation in a series of articles

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Making Changes to Maintain Gains

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from Kortney Ross on Instagram Here’s a little insight for y’all on my past 4 years of becoming/ being an elite athlete. I’ll start this by telling you this, I compete at 154. My first year out of college my

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It’s not you, it’s me.

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by Sarah Crouch from Sarah’s Running Shorts I am coached by one of the most brilliant men I have ever met. Steve Magness is my polar opposite in so many ways. He is logical, analytical, and he sees training in

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NSAIDs in Athletes

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by Dr. Brian Fullem The Wall Street Journal published an article stating that Tiger Woods takes Ibuprofen every time he plays golf on the advice of his Doctor. The best quote of the entire article is this: “Please don’t emulate

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Reinventing vs. Rebuilding: My New Comeback Approach

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I woke up yesterday morning in a funk. Ever have those days? Like for no obvious reason you’re starting off with an uphill climb. It wasn’t front of mind. I hadn’t been thinking about it before I went to sleep

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and Dysfunction in Runners

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by Emily Kraus, MD, PM&R Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Low back and buttock pain is a common and frustrating ailment in runners, athletes, and even the general population. Identifying the exact pain generator is often

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Working Out Together

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Working Out Together By Je’von Hutchison A good work out doesn’t require much more than comfortable clothes that allow you to move freely, a decent pair of sneakers, and the courage to take that first step. Some reasons people struggle

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