Posts Tagged "Biomechanics"

Everybody is An Athlete

Everybody is An Athlete

We live in an exciting time for endurance sports. People of all shapes and sizes are getting into running, cycling, and swimming. Many are learning, for the first time in their life, they can accomplish athletic feats they once thought insurmountable. Whether it’s walking your first 5k, qualifying for Boston, or finishing an Ironman, you can train your body to…

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Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training

Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training

Triathlon Coaching Versus Triathlon Training Is there a difference between triathlon coaching versus triathlon training? What is the difference between triathlon coaching and triathlon training? Does training versus coaching matter to you? The terms are used interchangeably. Should they be? Triathlon: a : an athletic contest that is a long-distance race consisting of three phases (as swimming, bicycling, and running)…

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Running: Every Technique is Right

Running: Every Technique is Right

Take a second to watch a few different people run. Focus on their shoulder movements. Do they all look the same? What do you notice is different? Every part of your body has a role in movement. Most of us don’t understand what does what, in our body, and how parts work together. How then, do we know which techniques,…

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When Swimming Drills Don’t Work

When Swimming Drills Don’t Work

Unfortunately, working harder doesn’t always mean we get faster. Every athlete’s body moves a bit differently. It’s important to know how your body moves in all directions within your sport. Then, you need to know the most effective movement patterns for that sport. With this knowledge, drills can be designed that will maximize your improvements and reduce the risk of…

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What’s the Deal with Orthotics?

What’s the Deal with Orthotics?

There are all different types of orthotics depending on your individual needs and budget.  When looking at orthotics, consider cost, function and the science of successful orthotics. Orthotics enable your foot to interact better with the ground. Whether it’s a $10 generic insert, “custom selected” drugstore device (about $50), heat molded retail type ($50-$125), “step in custom” casting or “hand…

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