strength training for runners

Running “Wear and Tear” We treat a large population of endurance athletes at our clinic. We typically hear the same sentiment amongst those runners that are often injured. Many distance runners believe that running is sufficient exercise to strengthen their legs, however this is not the case. As a result, it is critical for runners to…

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what is a running analysis

Intro to Running Analysis Distance running as a competitive and recreational sport has exponentially increased in popularity over the years. We have more people running than ever before. But, many runners have not received any specific coaching on how to run. It is very easy to simply put on your shoes and start running without…

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physical therapy for athletes miami fl

Fact vs. Myth Written By: Dr. Nicole Willis, PT, DPT, SFMA-C Have you ever heard anyone say running is bad for your knees? Have you ever been told not to run in order to “save” or “protect” your knees from impact? Running is a sport that has gained a very poor reputation throughout the years…

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running

How to get to the finish line One of the most popular events in Miami is taking place this month- the Miami Corporate Run! We here at Symmetry are passionate about exercise and sports performance. We will briefly discuss how to address the run from your running form, injury prevention, and general nutrition. Here are…

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running

The most commonly seen running injuries are in the feet and knees. These overuse injuries can almost always be corrected with physical therapy. These injuries occur due to muscular imbalances and poor biomechanics that have developed due to repetitive incorrect motion. We are equipped to perform a running analysis to help treat and prevent running…

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You did it. You crossed that finish line and accomplished something you didn’t think was possible. You’re officially someone who has run a marathon. But the race is hardly over. Sure, you ran past that last water station, put on your game face, and charged through your last sprint. But there’s one part you didn’t…

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