Muscle Cramping in the Endurance Athlete

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photoLearn about the symptoms, theory and treatment of Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC).

The Graston Technique and ASTYM - Alternative Treatment of Injuries

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photoThe goals of these treatments are to reduce the need for splints, braces, and anti-inflammatory medications while allowing the patient to continue in their activity of choice during treatment.

Active Release Technique ( ART )

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photoLearn how ART therapy can provide an alternative treatment for conditions such as sprains, strains, tendonitis and tendinosis.

Swimming Deaths and the Triathlon

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photoTwenty of the total 25 deaths associated with triathlons as recorded by USA Triathlon occurred during the swim portion of the events. So, what’s the deal with swimming?

Training Through Injuries

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photoFrequently it is possible to continue to train despite an injury, but it can be difficult to know what injuries you can safely train through and how to train without doing more harm.

Member Case Study: Heat Stress and Hydration

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photoHeat stress, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke: How do these relate to hydration? Can I be well hydrated and still suffer heat stress?

Diabetic Triathletes - Get a Safe Start Into Triathlons

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photoWhat effects does exercise have on diabetes? Depending on the level of exercise intensity and length of activity, actions may need to be taken to prevent hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.

Member Case Study: Muscle Pull and Stretching

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photoI've read different protocols on stretching versus not stretching. Any advice? I don't want to injure myself more, and I want it to heal ASAP!

Member Case Study: Hypermobility

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photoI am hyperflexible and tend to overextend my legs while running, resulting in pain after some training sessions. Is there anything I can do to help prevent this?

The Biomechanics of Overuse Injuries in Endurance Athletes

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photoDiscussions on common types of overuse injuries in endurance athletes including treatment guidelines and prevention. Injuries include swimmer's shoulder, achilles tendonitis and more.

Relationships Between Strength Training and Injury Prevention

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photoAs I begin to ramp up my training I was wondering if there is any evidence of strength training or weight lifting for reducing injuries?

Member Case Study: Hypothyroidism and Performance

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photoHow would hypothyroidism affect my racing performance and what might I expect to see next year?

Member Case Study: Overweight and Training Without Joint Pain

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photoI am trying to go from being 40 lbs. overweight, however, I keep having pain in my knees, ankle, or hip that stops me from exercising for several days - killing my momentum.

Member Case Study: Muscle Cramping

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photoWhat are some tips to avoid the muscle cramps (which normally hit me in the run portion). How can I best prepare my body to perform without cramping?

Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC)

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photoDo you get cramps after exercising? This article discusses 'exercise-associated muscle cramping' including the diagnosis, risk factors and some treatments.
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