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Running into Fall Marathon Season - Tip #8

Are you suffering from a running injury? Are you concerned about maintaining your cardiovascular health while you're on the mend? According to Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, there are activities to make sure your cardio progress doesn't disappear while you're recovering from an injury. (Follow new tips on Thursdays and [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Running into Fall Marathon Season - Tip #7

In order to see positive results you need to push yourself when you're training, but there's an appropriate threshold to reach when testing your limits. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, explains the importance of balancing your body's breakdown and ability to recover. In addition, he shares tips for better understanding [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Running into Fall Marathon Season - Tip #6

The core element of an effective, efficient running performance is properly training your core muscles. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, reveals that core muscles are more than abs. In fact, according to Johnson, targeting your core means addressing everything from your chin to your ankles. And optimizing this massive muscle [...]

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Running into Fall Marathon Season - Tip #5

Are you looking to improve your running efficiency, eliminate pain and reduce your chance of injury? Simplifying your running cadence can solve these problems — as well as others. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, provides insight on how running form affects you. He explains that the way [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Running Into Fall Marathon Season - Tip #4

Fuel belts, gel packs, water bottles and more. Every runner has their equipment preferences, but some runs require certain items more than others. While most runners simply opt for shoes and workout clothes, you may want to consider additional items for long distances. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Running Into Fall Marathon Season - Thursday Tip #3

You can find your perfect running shoe, but it's not all about spending big bucks. There are multiple elements that go into running efficiency, and just because a shoe fits doesn't mean it's going to enhance your running. Beau Johnson, physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System, debunks myths about running shoes, [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitting in fitness: Finding time for physical activity You know fitness is important, but making time to exercise can be tough. Try these tips for fitting more physical activity into your day. Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk Simple lifestyle changes can make a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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