Tag Archive: running

How Fast Should I Run | 3 Types Of Runs

Do you have a plan when you head out the door to go for a run?  Have you been wondering…how fast should I run? When I first started running 9 years ago, I would go outside and would just try to run as fast as possible. I thought “running is cardio and if I’m not… View Article...

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How Do You Prepare To Run in Hot Weather | Running Outside in the Summer

It is the dog days of summer and we are currently running through the hottest part of the year and we wanted to help you conquer running outside in the summer!  Have you every thought to yourself …what temperature is too hot to run? Or do you want to know how to prepare to run… View Article...

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Nutrition Keys To Success For Running Races | Fuel and Hydration For Runners

Do you want to know how to fuel and hydrate properly before you run your first virtual half marathon?  Have you struggled with hitting the wall during your previous races?  I know I have!  My legs locked up during my first and only full marathon in Hartford.  I wish I knew how to stay hydrated… View Article...

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SPARK Your Sole Virtual Half Marathon

Registration   Have you been struggling to get the motivation to run consistently?  Add a SPARK to your summer and get back your running fitness with this special virtual half marathon! In the wake of COVID-19, SPARK Physical Therapy and Lift Your Sole are collaborating to coordinate a virtual half marathon to keep you motivated… View Article...

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Running Injury Prevention | A Coach’s Perspective with Jason Fitzgerald

Why do I keep getting injured running?  Have you wondered this before or want to know how running injuries can be prevented? Do you think your body is just not made for running?  These are the struggles and frustrations I hear often for those looking to seek a healthier lifestyle.  I even thought this myself… View Article...

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IT Band Syndrome | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment | Get Back To Running

Do you get stubborn pain on the outside of your knee with running especially going up hills?  This could be sharp at times and may even cause you to walk during your run.  Have you thought… will IT band syndrome ever go away?  Have you tried rest, ice, and stopping running but every time you… View Article...

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SPARK Your Sole Virtual Race Series

Registration   Have you been struggling to get the motivation to run consistently?  Spark off your summer and get back your running fitness with this special race series! In the wake of COVID-19, SPARK Physical Therapy and Lift Your Sole are collaborating to coordinate a virtual race series to keep you motivated and running this… View Article...

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Healthy Nutrition During COVID-19 | What To Eat For Running

Have you been struggling to motivate yourself to prioritize nutrition during this stressful time of coronavirus?  Are you wondering how to recreate structure or reestablish your mealtimes during your day while working from home?  Personally, I know my discipline with nutrition took a back seat during this pandemic.  In this article, you will learn actionable… View Article...

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Run Through Coronavirus | Strength Training For Running | SPARK Your Sole Virtual Race Series

Do you still need a kick start to getting your running fitness back? Have you been struggling to get your motivation back to be consistent for your runs?  Would you like more energy, motivation and finally get rid of your aches & pains for those mental clearing runs? In this Healthy Runner Podcast episode, we… View Article...

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Shin Splints | How To Get Back To Running

Have you ever been on a run and wondered…why does the front of my leg hurt when I run?  Were you thinking to yourself, should I run through shin pain?  This can be common for new runners just starting out or can occur in experienced runners who are really stepping up their training with heavy… View Article...

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