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Running Stretches: Medi-Dyne ProStretch Calf Stretch

Calf stretches are great for loosening calf muscles, as part of an overall flexibility program for runners. When combined with the seated calf stretch with a towel, you can really improve the flexibility of your calf muscles and reduce calf tightness. The ProStretch is in my personal arsenal of running tools, and after a severe […]

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Running Stretches: Seated Calf Stretches With Towel

Seated calf stretches with a towel are great for loosening calf muscles, as part of a overall flexibility program for runners. When I suffered from plantar fasciitis,  seated calf stretches were a critical part of my rehabilitation routine. To this day, I continue to do them to prevent running injuries.  If you struggle from calf […]

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Running Injuries Suck: How To Get Rid Of Achilles Tendonitis – Part Two

Today, I wrap up my running injury series on my experience with physical therapy and my Achilles tendonitis treatment, by sharing some of the exercises and stretches that were part of my rehabilitation and ongoing therapy. In Part I of this series, I covered my initial diagnosis and some of the steps I went through to […]

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Running Injuries Suck: How To Get Rid Of Achilles Tendonitis – Part One

This past year, I struggled with Achilles tendonitis (tendonosis) in my left foot. It started out slowly during the summer, and as my mileage increased, so did its severity. I’ve mentioned my experience a few times in my podcast, but I thought I would give a summary, as well as an update of where I […]

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How To Select A Waterproof GPS Running Watch. IPX6, IPX7, or IPX8?

Question: I am looking to purchase a waterproof GPS running watch. I also occasionally do triathlons and need a GPS watch that has a waterproof rating that will support swimming, yet versatile enough to train during long runs. I see running watches that have various IPX ratings. What exactly do these mean and how do […]

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