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5 Tips for Running in the Heat

Born and raised in Florida, I still have to get used to running, as the heat and humidity sets in across our state every June. We may have it especially bad down here but everyone across the country has to deal with it to some degree! First, you should know that the...

Importance of Form Analysis with Lifting

Exercise is the 'magic bullet' for health when administered correctly. Some of us medical professionals like to state, "exercise is medicine." But, like so many positive things in life, the blessing becomes the curse when exercise is administered incorrectly. Now...

3 Most Common Running Injuries (and what to do about them)

The key to staying away from injury in running is understanding where injury comes from. If you understand what commonly gets injured in a runner and why, you're more able to avoid the most common pitfalls that injured runners fall in. But life happens and injuries do...

Reduce or Eliminate Hip Pain While Running

Hey runners! Here's how you get rid of your trochanteric bursitis for the long "run" Do you get outside hip pain while running or walking? This is an incredibly common pain spot in runners. Your physician or physical therapist has probably called it trochanteric...

IdealRun on WFLA with Josh Benson

Had a great time showing Josh Benson at WFLA how our gait analysis helps fix your running form. Check out the video here: http://wfla.com/2016/01/26/train-injury-free-for-the-gasparilla-distance-classic/...

Three Common Running Form Errors that Cause Knee Pain

Patellofemoral pain, also called anterior knee pain, is a general term indicating pain in the front of, behind, around or under the kneecap. The cause is usually the kneecap not tracking through its groove properly. It's like a bobsledder bumping into the walls. This...

Why does the outside of my knee hurt?

One major cause of outside knee pain is iliotibial band syndrome. This is the most common cause of knee pain on the outside of the knee in sports. There are 3 usual causes of IT band syndrome in runners: training errors, hip weakness or poor mechanics. Common training...

Knee Pain While Running?

Did you know that the source of your knee pain could be in your hip? For many years, physicians and physical therapists thought that knee pain was caused by a weak quadriceps muscle and a poorly positioned kneecap.  They had some success but not enough because they...

A ‘Shoe-in’ For Successful Running Shoe Buying

Who’s not bewildered by the wall of options at the shoe store? And how many times have you bought a pair of shoes only to find out they didn’t agree with you? I can see why many folks pick based on color as the other more important features are unknown to us or...

The Key To A Better Squat

The squat is a complex movement asking for motion from the entire body. In our culture, from an early age, we are introduced to chairs, cars and desks and our squatting ability is slowly taking away from us. Much of what is lost is the range of motion/mobility,...

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