The Running Physio
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TRP's Running Blog

Injury management, nutrition, training and running tips.

Posts tagged training plan
Let's Talk Taper

With Around The Bay just around the corner, March 26th to be exact, we thought now would be the perfect time to talk: taper. Taper week or weeks (depending on your plan), are weeks most runners long for during training but loathe when they finally arrive. This period of reduced running and increased rest right before a race typically throws most runners for a serious loop and fills them with anxiety.

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It's All In The Hips

Shakira didn't just write a catchy song, she was telling the truth - your hips don’t lie. At the TRP we can learn a lot about your running, and your entire biomechanics, by looking at your hips. A few weeks ago we discussed the importance of glutes and their role in injury prevention, this week we focus on those hips! Stronger hips, (as well as all of the muscles that surround them) equals better running. Weak hips, hips that over rotate or collapse inward can result in IT band pain, patella tendonitis and a many other common running and overcompensation  injuries. We like to take a preventative approach with our clients and strengthen the hips and surrounding muscles before injuries occur. 

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PMA All Day

Most top athletes, regardless of their chosen sport, all share one thing in common - they are positive thinkers. Positive thinking is more than just being a happy, bubbly person, it’s vital for success. Here at TRP we approach treatment mindfully, stay positive and truly understand the value of a solid mind-body connection when treating both injury and performance.

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