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Strength and Conditioning

Strength Training Principles for High School Athletes

High school athletes, I have a question for you–do you strength train? Plyometric train? For countless high school athletes, regardless of sport, the answer is often “no.” Common reasons that I hear are “I don’t have time,” “I don’t have access to weights,” “I don’t know how to lift or how much to lift,” and […]

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Level Up Your Game With Strength & Power Testing at Runners’ Edge Alaska

In the dynamic world of sports, every athlete strives for that extra edge – that secret weapon to propel them to the top of their game. At Runners’ Edge Alaska, we recognize the pivotal role that strength and power play in athletic success. Our comprehensive Strength and Power Testing services, leveraging cutting-edge VALD Force Plates

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Dryland Blog

Enhancing Performance: The Crucial Role of Dryland Training for Swimmers and Triathletes

For swimmers and triathletes aiming to reach the pinnacle of their performance, the importance of dryland training cannot be overstated. While countless hours in the water are essential for mastering technique and building endurance, integrating dryland training into your regimen is equally vital. In this blog, we’ll explore why dryland training is indispensable for swimmers

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Score Big: Protecting High School Soccer Players from ACL Tears

Soccer players– what scares you more: open water swimming with the possibility of sharks and jellyfish around, or tearing your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) at the start of season? I’d bet it’s the latter.  What if I told you that I know a way to decrease risk of ACL injury by 50%? You’re in luck,

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Navigating the Chaos: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Injuries in High School Sports

Clock is winding down– three minutes left in the first half. Barrow girls are up by ten over Homer HS. The game is getting messy. Elbows flying, blood dripping, fans going so crazy the cops are called–essentially the perfect storm for injuries. Out of the corner of my eye I see a girl with the

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Say Goodbye to Tight Hip Flexors!

As athletes ourselves, we understand the unique challenges faced by athletes like runners and cross-country skiers. Today, we’re tackling a common issue that many of you may have encountered (heck, we even have too!) – hip flexor pain. Contrary to popular belief, we’re here to debunk the myth that stretching is the ultimate solution. Instead,

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After the Crash: FAQs on Injuries and Auto Insurance Claims

In the aftermath of an auto accident, a critical yet often overlooked aspect emerges— “First Party” auto insurance. As icy roads in Alaska pose unique challenges, understanding this insurance coverage becomes paramount. While it may not be at the forefront of everyone’s mind, comprehending the power of “First Party” auto insurance, especially in a state

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