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Fueling Your Fire – Pre-Training Warm-Up Exercises for Runners and Athletes

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

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How to Bulletproof Your Running for Strength and Resilience

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.

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Returning to Running After Injury: Tips and Exercises to Get You Back on Track

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.

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A Guide to Getting Back into Running at 50: Lose 20lbs and Reclaim Your Fitness

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! 

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Summer Runners with GOALS: Conquer Your Peaks and Keep Going with ESWT!

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

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How to Avoid & Manage Plantar Heel Pain (AKA Plantar Fasciitis) in Runners

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

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