Overcoming Injury: The Greatest Challenge an Endurance Athlete can Face

A few years ago, I attended a conference for strength and conditioning specialist coaches and trainers. The keynote speaker, a nationally recognized physical therapist, coach and business owner spoke about “training the endurance athlete.” What was really interesting, is that…

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Mobility and Stability Come first in Rehabbing Injuries

A “six pack” does not necessarily mean a strong core. This article describes how to develop mobility and stability for strength. The five steps of recovery after surgery are: reduce and as soon as possible eliminate swelling, restore range of…

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Ask a PT

Question for the PT:I am a seasoned triathlete and competitive in my age group in the Sprint and Olympic Distance.  I train hard and regular and I try to train smart to avoid injury.  I have been following a training…

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Close Encounters – My Experience with Supraventricular AV re-entry Tachycardia

I have been an endurance athlete for almost ten years, but I am 1 year new to the sport of triathlon. Switching from road cycling to triathlon was the best decision I have made as an athlete and as a…

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An Athlete’s Struggle with an Eating Disorder

My journey in life will always be changed. I thought that an Ironman would change my life style, but I was wrong. All my love of racing and challenges couldn’t change the disease/disorder that I had. The only thing that…

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