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10 04, 2019

Athletico: 3 Ways to Combat Low Back in Pain Runners

2019-04-10T14:30:37+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Partner Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a guest blog post written by Athletico. You can learn more about Athletico 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. For runners, the compressive load during foot strike is between 2.7-5.7x body weight, [...]

27 03, 2019

Mieke Slaba – Hopefully Devoted

2019-03-27T14:25:51+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Sioux Falls Skedaddle, Skedaddle Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is part five of a ten-part series leading up to the 2019 Sioux Falls Skedaddle. For more information about the race and how to join us on April 28, visit the website here. ** For Mieke (Mee-Kay) Slaba, running isn’t a way to escape her four children, find sanity, or even to put distance [...]

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. [...]

11 10, 2018

Jenn Schroeder – From Her First Step to Dubstep

2018-12-14T23:54:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Good Life Halfsy, Halfsy Heroes, Jenn Schroeder|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This story is the third part in a four-part series about our Halfsy Hero Jenn Schroeder. Our series will follow Jenn and three other heroes as they train for the 2018 Good Life Halfsy. ** “There has been a lot of adjusting at work lately. It’s good, but it’s definitely cost me some of my [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]