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ProLog: Stress is Stress

Below is a great (quick) article about recovery and stress. It emphasizes something I have been following very closely the past 2+ years: stress. Training for a triathlon, running race, or other physical endeavor elicits a stress to the body. The goal of training is to stress the body then allow for a period of recovery to allow for adaptation. This adaptation allows the body to become stronger, faster, and have better endurance. If you have too much stress and not enough recovery, adaptation does not occur. This can lead to breakdown of the body or decreased performance. What we are learning more and more now is that any type of stress will reduce recovery. Life and work stress can negative

ProLog: Dynamic Warm Up for Injury Prevention and Performance

It has been a while since our last ProLog because, well, we have been busy! Busy with some really fun stuff. ProActive is going through some changes, so stay tuned for updates! Recently Ruth and I had the privilege of speaking to a great group of runners at Altitude Running Company on August 31st. We discussed common biomechanical issues we see in runners and how we appreciate those mechanics to help create a plan to prevent injuries and maximize performance. Below is a brief summary of the talk with some pictures. Monkey Walks! Muscles that tend to over work with running: 1) back muscles 2) hip flexors 3) quads 4) calves Muslces that tend to work less-optimally with runners: 1) abdominal mu

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