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Quad Strengthening Exercises For Runners Resources

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Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

Go for a walk or other low-intensity exercise?
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Go for a walk or other low-intensity exercise?...  Read more

I have arthritis in my knees. Any exercise I can d
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I have arthritis in my knees. Any exercise I can do for leg strenght that does not include weight bearing like walking,running...  Read more

I would really like to become a "runner". I know t
Updated 2/8/2016 10:55:10 AM

I would really like to become a "runner". I know there are several apps out there that give you programs to ease you into it. Any advice on a good app or just tips in general? Thanks!...  Read more

I don't feel like exercising today but here I go a
Updated 2/8/2016 8:26:36 AM

I don't feel like exercising today but here I go anyway. No more winter hibernating for me....  Read more

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If you search for an exercise, you should see an option at the bottom of the search results to add an exercise not listed and you can make a manual entry. Coach Denise...  Read more

Strong Thighs Are Key For Mobility & Independence

The quadriceps muscles, located in the front of your thighs, make up the largest muscle group in your body. The quadriceps, often referred to as "quads," are a group of four muscles that run from your hips to your knees. It's important to keep thes...  Read more

Quad Stretches in the Pool

If you are having troubles doing stretches, particularly quad stretches, try doing them in the pool. Use a noodle to capture your foot, pull it to the side and then twist it behind you and use the noodle and the water to help you stretch the front o...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

5 Smart Exercises to Support Your Knees

Perhaps the most common question I receive from patients is, ''I can’t exercise because of knee arthritis. What do I do?'' Over 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 suffer from knee arthritis. This can make exercising more challeng...  Read more

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips.  What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi...  Read more