Injury Prevention

Preventing Hamstring Injuries

Hamstrings are a prime mover in running gait, working extremely hard as they lengthen to slow the leg down at the end of the swing phase.

NATHAN KOCH, P.T., A.T.C. /

Your Best Foot Forward

An effort to strengthen your feet can make the difference in your speed, form and resistance to injury.

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IT Band-Aid

Ever felt a pain on the outside of your knee while running down a hill? Or felt like there was a vice grip squeezing your knee during the power phase of the pedal stroke?

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Monday Minute: The Palloff Press

Forget pushups and situps, the Palloff Press will help you get stronger at your center of gravity.

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Training Tip: Ditch The Flip-Flops

Although they date back to King Tut and Cleopatra, your favorite thong-style sandal may be bad for your running health according to biomechanical experts The Gait Guys (Thegaitguys.com), Dr. Shawn Allen and Dr. Ivo Waerlop.

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Operation: Injury Prevention

You won't see any Jane Fonda leg lifts at San Diego's Rehab United. Here's how the RU team's unique approach is redefining physical therapy.

Jené Shaw /