How Strength Training Can Help You Achieve Your Running Goals

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Race season is upon us and I am sure that you are signing up for races and setting new goals for this season. Maybe you are looking to set a new PR at the Loudon Half Marathon this spring or  your last race season was cut short by injury and you just want to finish…

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5 Tips from Elite Racer Rochelle Basil Sceats for Racing in Cool Rainy Weather

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Hey Guys its me Andrew Dombek from AID Performance Physical Therapy. I wanted to give you some tips in anticipation of this weekend Loudoun Half Marathon in Ashburn for any of you that are running.   The weather forecast for this weekend on Sunday is supposed to be in the 50’s and rainy so what…

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How to Avoid “Plantar Fasciitis” And “Shin Splints”


I’m still seeing a lot of Sunday morning runners out running and that is a good thing! But what I’m about to write comes with a bit of warning that I had brought to my attention by a chance conversation that took place in my local gym on Tuesday. The story is basically this: A…

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For Runners: How To Get Out For A Run, Even When It’s Cold And Dark Outside

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Time for some winter running tips… Right now, I’m being asked lots of questions from my social media pages and patients about what my top tips for running in the winter are. Let’s face it; one of the hardest parts of winter running is simply stepping foot out of a warm house and getting out…

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5 Reasons Why Running When It’s Cold Is Good For You

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I’m going to guess that you’re reading this article because you enjoy running (or know someone who does)… Or you’ve read the title and thought it sounds crazy – what could possibly be good about running in the cold, right? I’m not going to pretend that I “enjoy” stepping outside on a fresh cold morning in…

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