How to Recover from a Sprained Ankle

How to Recover from a Sprained Ankle

by Brian Klotzman November 01, 2017 0 Comments

This week, we are going to dive into the wonderful world of sprained ankles, everything from what causes them, what they actually are, and how to go about recovering from them
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Causes of Leg Soreness When Running Downhill

Causes of Leg Soreness When Running Downhill

by Mbio Staff September 27, 2017 0 Comments

You're going along fine on a level surface, running your heart out, maintaining a stellar pace, and generally feeling pretty great about your performance. Then you reach a hill. No problem! You trained for this by increasing the incline on the treadmill. You crest the hill with a little less breath, but still feeling good.
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Is It a Good Idea to Run Through the Pain?

Is It a Good Idea to Run Through the Pain?

by Mbio Staff September 13, 2017 0 Comments

The answer to this question is unequivocally "no". Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is seriously wrong, and pushing ahead despite this warning is a major risk - you could end up injuring yourself in the process.
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What Goes Into A Running Workout Plan

What Goes Into A Running Workout Plan

by Brian Klotzman June 19, 2017 0 Comments

As is pretty obvious making sure you have a training plan is critical when getting ready for a race.  Typically when people think about training for a race there are only two options considered:  long runs and sprints.    And while those are certainly the building blocks, there is SO much more that can (and should) go into building a running plan.
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Is It Okay to Take Walk Breaks During Your Runs?

Is It Okay to Take Walk Breaks During Your Runs?

by WebMaster Mbio June 06, 2017 0 Comments

The answer is a resounding yes. It is absolutely okay to take breaks when you're running if you feel out of breath, you have a cramp, you're suffering from nausea, or something hurts a lot more than it should, for example. It's always important to listen to your body, slow it down, and take stock if something doesn't feel right. The last thing you want is an injury that's going to impede your progress
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Running After Having a Child: What You Need to Know

Running After Having a Child: What You Need to Know

by WebMaster Mbio May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Pregnancy and childbirth are truly miraculous, but there's no denying that the process of bringing life into the world can wreak havoc on your body. Not only will you have to give up on high-impact exercise like running at some point during your pregnancy, but returning to your favorite physical activity post-baby will take some time.

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How to Prevent Inflammation From Holding You Back

How to Prevent Inflammation From Holding You Back

by WebMaster Mbio April 04, 2017 0 Comments

You don't have to be a runner for long to discover that inflammation is part and parcel of your favorite form of fitness. Inflammation is a natural healing response, and when you put the kind of stress on your body that running demands, it should come as no surprise that inflammation results.
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Rest and Recovery Basics for Runners

Rest and Recovery Basics for Runners

by WebMaster Mbio January 24, 2017 0 Comments

It is a truth of pretty much any type of exercise that you're going to vacillate between punishing your body and giving it a little TLC. As runners, we often strive to push our limits by going a little farther or a little faster. Many of us also crave that boost of daily endorphins that only comes from watching the world fly by as we pound the pavement at top speed
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How to Prevent Running Fatigue

How to Prevent Running Fatigue

by WebMaster Mbio September 06, 2016 0 Comments

Running is often cited as one of the healthiest forms of exercise around. It's a whole-body workout proven to adequately improve physical fitness, decrease stress, combat aging, and maintain a healthy weight. At the same time, it's also often cited as one of themost challenging physical exercises, both physically and mentally. Endurance, strength, and stamina are all necessary components of a successful, well-practiced runner.
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Ice Bath Basics for Runners

Ice Bath Basics for Runners

by WebMaster Mbio August 02, 2016 0 Comments

There is a long-running debate about whether heating or icing is better for staving off the undesirable after-effects of intense exercise. On the one hand, heat opens blood vessels, allowing oxygen and nutrients to reach damaged areas and begin the healing process.
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