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28 05, 2019

Athletico: Active Lifestyles and Achilles Tendinitis

2019-05-28T04:20:35+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Iowa, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico Physical Therapy. You can learn more about Athletico Physical Therapy here. ** Have you ever experienced pain or swelling in your Achilles heel after prolonged activity? Though the Achilles is the strongest tendon in the body, it’s still susceptible to injury. Achilles tendinitis is an overuse [...]

17 04, 2019

Nebraska Medicine: How to Get Ready for Your Next Race

2019-04-17T20:11:08+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Michael Weaver, DO of Nebraska Medicine. You can learn more about Nebraska Medicine here. ** If running or simply exercising regularly has not been your forte in recent months, lacing up a pair of running shoes again can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. Running can [...]

27 03, 2019

Nebraska Medicine: How To Maximize Your Performance For Race Day

2019-04-03T17:15:08+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Rusty McKune, ATC of Nebraska Medicine. You can learn more about Nebraska Medicine here. ** As race day nears, most everyone is looking for the right training and fuel strategy to give them an extra edge. While there’s really no “magic formula,” there are definitely some things you [...]

14 03, 2019

Nebraska Medicine: Health Concerns of Female Athletes by Life Stage

2019-03-14T21:32:54+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Katie Freeman, MD and Natalie Ronshaugen, MD of Nebraska Medicine. You can learn more about Nebraska Medicine here. ** Women of all ages can experience the long-term health benefits of exercise. Because of their unique physiology however, female athletes can be at risk for certain sports injuries or conditions. [...]

27 02, 2019

OrthoNebraska: Discomfort vs. Injury

2019-02-27T14:53:18+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest post written by OrthoNebraska. You can learn more about OrthoNebraska and their Optimum Stride program here.  ** OrthoNebraska offers free community screenings. Keep improving with advanced exercises, stride evaluation, flexibility screening, and orthotic assessment. Discomfort Vs. Injury There is a fine line between running in discomfort (that is most of us!) and [...]

19 07, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: Reduce Running Injuries – Training the Core

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Jason Roberts, Physical Therapist at Nebraska Medicine Sports Medicine Program. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here. ** Injuries due to running are a common source of sports injuries our team sees through the Nebraska Medicine Sports Medicine Program. Many runners overlook the importance of training the [...]

26 02, 2018

Nebraska Medicine: How to Get Ready for Your Next Race

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00February 26th, 2018|Categories: Early Bird, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Michael Weaver, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provider at Nebraska Medicine. You can find more information about Nebraska Medicine here and more information about Michael Weaver here. ** If running or simply exercising regularly has not been your forte in recent months, lacing up a new pair of [...]

25 10, 2017

Susan Swearer – 2015 and 2016 are over

2017-10-25T20:47:24+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Susan Swearer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Susan Swearer. Our series will follow Susan and three other heroes as they train for the 2017 Good Life Halfsy. ** Pirates are known to rob you without sentiment, but Susan has had enough of having things taken from her. She [...]

27 10, 2016

Michelle Paxton – Running her race

2016-10-27T19:53:34+00:00October 27th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Michelle Paxton|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Michelle Paxton. Our series will follow Michelle and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** As the Halfsy gets closer, Michelle said she feels more mentally prepared than physically prepared. She’s run lots of races, so the [...]

20 10, 2016

Melinda Soerjawitaka – Finishing well

2018-12-14T23:54:34+00:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Melinda Soerjawitaka|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero, Melinda Soerjawitaka. Our series will follow Melinda and three other heroes as they train for the November 6th Good Life Halfsy. *** Melinda’s story has been full of upward momentum. More runs, longer runs, faster runs, confident runs… but right now she’s taking [...]