Reduce Running Forces With An App

Excessive impact forces during running can lead to acute and chronic related injuries. These injuries can include: -Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome -Iliotibial Band Syndrome -Tendinitis -Stress fracture Those who run with high impact forces typically demonstrate a lower rate of knee bend during "loading", higher "braking" forces due to over-striding, and excessive vertical motion during the running cycle. Running with music can also be a contributing factor, as we don't hear ourselves so we don't try and reduce our [...]

By | 2017-09-21T10:08:55+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Reduce Running Forces With An App

Treadmill Running Tidbits!

What are the differences from running outdoors versus running on a treadmill? 1. Treadmill running is a tiny bit easier due to not fighting wind resistance. There is some belief that increasing the incline to 1% will make up for this but it simply doesn’t add up to anything significant unless you’re running 7:09 pace or faster. 2. A treadmill offers a certain amount of compliance or springiness, which helps to reduce forces through the joints. 3. Treadmill [...]

By | 2017-09-06T12:43:04+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Treadmill Running Tidbits!