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. My Brain Does All That While I am Running?!. by Megan Piersol, DPT.   What is the one structure in the human body that has the most protection? If you answered, “the brain,” then you are correct.  The brain must be a highly significant organ for it to need to be encased in a hard shield. It even has its own immune system.  So, why do we try to ignore it?    The brain is highly involved with checks and balances of movements.  It sends out the...
Posted on 2017-08-02
. Run with Your Mind, Not Against It. by Dr. Megan Piersol, PT, DPT. Upcoming Free Educational Running Seminar Series. This educational series will consist of running related talks to help use and improve your mind with running, running forms, and the importance of cross training to improve your running.  Outlined below are what each session will cover over the next four months.  We will be doing one talk a month and would love for you to join in all of them to get the full...
Posted on 2017-07-31
. Core Strength. Part 2- Testing & Training the Core. by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT Welcome back for Part 2 of our core strength education.  In Part 1 we talked about what core strength was and the best way to activate your core.  Here we will discuss how to self-test your core and a couple of our favorite core exercises.  How to Test Your Core Strength:. Self-testing your core strength isn’t easy.  That is because there are a lot of ways your body can compens...
Posted on 2017-07-12
. Core Strength. Part 1- Defining the Core and How to Find It. by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT Core Strength. Those two words might be spoken in gyms, running blogs, and physical therapy offices more than any other words. Most people probably accept that core strength is an important part of health. But do we really understand what core strength is? And if we do, what’s the best way to test it and to train it? This blog will be the first part of our two-part series on core stren...
Posted on 2017-06-29
Have a Ball and Use It Too!. By Dr. Megan Piersol, PT, DPT. I want everyone to imagine a big long thick string.  Now, tie a bunch of knots throughout that string. Take each end of the string and pull both ends apart. What happens to the knots in the string? They get tight, right? You may notice that the string also loses length and function. So, why should pulling a knotted muscle be any different? As we exercise, over use muscles, accrue injuries and battle scars, and ha...
Posted on 2017-05-31
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