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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 [...]

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 [...]

22 05, 2018

2018 Market to Market Relay Iowa | Spotlight Team: All That Remains is Love

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since 2015, All That Remains is Love’s team captain, Angie Matsen has run under a different team name with her friend Melissa Kuhn. The team always enjoyed the day, the prep, the run… but that’s not why they did it. They did it for Mel. When Mel was diagnosed with cancer, it wasn’t so much [...]

9 04, 2018

Athletico Physical Therapy: 3 Ways to Combat Low Back in Pain Runners

2018-12-14T23:54:30+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Iowa, Leprechaun Chase, Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico Physical Therapy. You can find more information about Athletico Physical Therapy here. ** Low back pain is the largest cause of disability, affecting nearly 80 percent of people in the United States at some point in their lifetime.1 For runners, the compressive load during foot strike is [...]

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 [...]