A new study suggests doctors are handing out too many opioids—but there may be a catch. A study that looked at doctor visits for knee arthritis found that from 2007 to 2015, lifestyle recommendations and referrals for physical therapists were cut nearly by half, while prescriptions for narcotic pain relievers almost tripled. While it’s possible […]
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Article added November 10, 2019 Categories Featured Training, Injury Prevention, Training, Work Outs
Written By: Bill Pierce & Scott MurrMagazine Edition: October 2017Photography by: Brooks (main); Matt Rainey (stretches)
These simple moves will help you avoid running injuries by improving flexibility.
Written By: Sage RountreeMagazine Edition: October 2017Photography by: Matt Korinek/lululemon (main); Mitch Mandel (yoga poses)
Use these moves to strengthen and stretch major muscles in a matter of minutes.
Written By: JORDAN METZL
Maintaining your legs’ workhorses will improve your overall performance. Your calf muscles (also known as the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles) simultaneously act as the gas and brake pedal on a run. Need to push up a steep hill? Those are your calf muscles called into action. Need to slow it up during the descent on the […]
Written By: BRIAN D. SABIN
Best part is, you can fit them in right after your run. Have tight hamstrings? Contrary to popular belief, stretching isn’t necessarily your answer. That’s because stretching isn’t a surefire way to improve your hamstring flexibility and restore your range of motion. In fact, if poor alignment is to blame, your hamstrings are already in an overextended […]