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Proper Spin Class Warmup Routine

Spin Class: Cross-Training and Proper Warm-Up

Why Cross-Training and a Proper Warm-Up Routine is Important: Whether you prefer Peloton, SoulCycle, or Flywheel, boutique-style spin classes have gained immense popularity over the last decade. Spin has many benefits such as improving cardiovascular health and improving lower extremity…

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Gluteal Activation Exercises

Having strong gluteal muscles are pivotal in avoiding compensatory overuse injuries and prolonging your running career. The gluteals are primarily responsible for maintaining neutral pelvic alignment and absorbing the ground reaction forces during each series of single-leg stances that occur…

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Female Athlete Triad

The Female Athlete Triad is a term for a group of three conditions that commonly occur together, especially prevalent in young female athletes in endurance (ie. running) or dancing sports. Over-training, poor nutrition, genetic, and psychosocial factors can contribute. The…

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Achilles Tendonitis

We continue our journey through common running injuries by exploring Achilles tendonitis. This particular injury is the second most common injury experienced by habitual runners.
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Warning Signs of Heat Illness

The Chicago Marathon this weekend is shaping up to be a prime candidate for heat illness, with temperatures predicted to soar to 77 degrees. With temperatures being cool for many weeks recently, athletes may not be acclimatized to such warm weather, increasing chances of dehydration and worse.
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