As we wrap up an incredible year at Runners’ Edge Alaska, it’s time to take a victory lap and highlight the content that resonated most with our athletes and active community. Join us as we unveil the top 5 most-read blogs of 2023, each packed with insights, tips, and expert advice from our PTs that […]
Before you hit the road for a run or step onto the field for a game, it’s essential to ensure your body is well-prepared for the physical demands ahead. A strategic warm-up is like kindling for a fire, igniting your muscles, enhancing flexibility, and improving overall performance. At Runners’ Edge PT, we emphasize the importance
Running is a fantastic way to stay active, boost your cardiovascular health, and clear your mind. Whether you’re a casual jogger or a dedicated marathon runner, you’ve probably heard that running can be tough on your body. Contrary to what some may think, running alone doesn’t significantly increase bone density, muscular strength, or tendon resiliency.
Seasoned runners have a unique understanding of the joys and challenges that come with their passion. As you continue to push your limits and strive for new achievements, refining your approach and adopting advanced strategies can help you reach your running goals and maintain a healthy, fulfilling running lifestyle. In this blog, we’ll explore advanced
Embarking on a running journey is an exciting step towards a healthier and more active lifestyle. Whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to improve your running routine, there are key strategies that can make your experience smoother, more enjoyable, and help you achieve your goals. In this blog, we’ll delve into essential tips for
Running is more than just a form of exercise for many; it’s a passion, a way of life. So, when an injury sidelines you, it can be both physically and emotionally challenging. The road to recovery can be long, but with the right approach, you can return to running stronger and more resilient than before.
Are you looking to get back into running and shed those extra pounds? Fantastic! Running not only helps improve your fitness level but is also a great way to achieve weight loss. To help you on your journey, here are some essential tips and a training plan designed to help you return to running safely!
Let the summer running season begin! Do you have a goal race on your calendar? How about multiple races back-to-back? Many of our clients here at Runners’ Edge Alaska are facing the challenge of competing in a series of races without enough time to recover fully. This constant cycle can lead to sport-related injuries and
As a running specialist physical therapist at Runners’ Edge Alaska, I have seen a significant increase in the number of runners experiencing plantar heel pain, particularly during the springtime. Plantar heel pain, also known as plantar fasciitis, is a common condition that can significantly impact a runner’s training and performance. Wondering how to avoid and
Hey Runners! How many of you are training for at least one race this summer in Alaska? Me too! Now, how many of you are struggling with aches and pains in your ankles, knees, hips, or low back and are worried that the pain may lead to time off from running? In this blog, I