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7 Stretches to Prevent Running Injuries

7 Stretches to Prevent Running Injuries

Stretching after you run can help prevent running injuries. Dr. Dane Treat shares his top 7 stretches for runners to perform on a regular basis. This video covers these runner specific muscle groups Hamstrings Hip Flexors Glutes and Piriformis Quadriceps Groin or Adductors Iliotibial Band Calf Stretching Tips Stretch after you run. Never stretch cold […]

5 Muscle Groups Runners Should Target

5 Muscle Groups Runners Should Target

Dr. Dane Treat with University of Minnesota Team Physician Dr. Robert Johnson, himself the finisher of 72 marathons (to date). This 10 minute video starts with a brief introduction by Dr. Robert Johnson on how to keep it simple. After Dr. Johnson’s introduction Dr. Dane Treat demonstrates exercises, with proper technique, runners can do at […]

Water vs. Sports Drinks

Water vs. Sports Drinks

Summer months escalate the need for proper hydration. Dr. Dane Treat talks about hydration options in “Water vs. Gatorade”. Exercising for more or less than one hour? Water is adequate up to one hour, sports drinks should be considered if exercising longer than one hour. Carbohydrates. Most sports drinks contain carbohydrates that help you continue […]

4 Tips to Protect Your Skin

4 Tips to Protect Your Skin

As runners we spend a lot of time out in the sun. Dr. Dane Treat gives us “4 Tips to Protect Your Skin from the Sun this Summer”. Choose a sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher, if in areas like Arizona bump that up to SPF 30 or higher. And make sure it protects against […]

Dashing Through the Snow

Dashing Through the Snow

Hey for those of you who are looking to get fit and don’t want to give up running outdoors just because the temperatures have plummeted (for instance all the way down into the upper 50′s here in Arizona), here are some tips to lessen the pain of butting heads with Mother Nature: Dress in layers.  Innermost should […]