Category Archives: achilles tendonitis

TOPO Train//RX Shoe Review: Stability and Mobility?

TOPO What? TOPO Athletic is a footwear company. To learn more about them and their mission check out their website. http://www.topoathletic.com/ I am posting tonight to share my experiences with a pair of their shoes the Train//RX. I have worn a handful of minimalist shoes over the last few years and have personal experience comparing […]
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Quick Tip to Improve Dorsiflexion (making your calve stretch more effective)

Happy Thursday Night! I just got home from a trip to Arizona and I am ready for bed, but I wanted to share something with you that I have been using. After I perform soft tissue work on the lower extremity (foam rolling, SMR, manual therapy, trigger point therapy, active release technique…you name it) I […]
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Can You Give Me Some Advice?

So this guy who I am an acquaintance of, actually we have just played hockey together a couple of times, comes up to me at the gym and asks for “some advice”. Then he clarifies and asks me for “some exercises to help this?” and pulls up his sock to show me this He was […]
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Barefoot Training Part-2

Friday Night Blog Post? Why not? I started this on the plane the other day… I have been on the road a ton lately. Just this last week I have made two trips to Arizona and one to Denver. They were all good, productive trips. I had some very productive meetings at NASM corporate in […]
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Improving Running Performance and Running Mechanics

I feel like this should be a book…but I’ll share 2 cents. Running? Lifting to run? Stretching for running? What about core? Yeah…do it all. Yamamoto et al. put together “The Effects of Resistance Training on Endurance Distance Running Performance Among Highly Trained Runners: A Systematic Review” in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research: […]
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