Posts tagged injury prevention
Why Doing Too Much Too Soon Is A Recipe For Injury

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ross Kees of Kees Chiropratic in Franklin, TN. In addition to being a chiropractor and successful small business owner, Ross is also an active athlete, father, husband and all-around great guy. Ross helps his clients maintain an active lifestyle with less pain. In this article, Ross discusses the importance of gradual entry into new athletic endeavors in order to avoid injury. He advises allowing your body a “ramp up” period to adjust. We think that’s great advice. Read for yourself!

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5 Questions With The Working Triathlete: Life Lessons, Coaching And Injuries.

We recently had the opportunity to interview our good friend and triathlon coach Conrad Goeringer. Conrad is a respected triathlon coach in Nashville, TN, founder of Working Triathlete, writer, working professional and all-around beast of an athlete. As a coach and an athlete, Conrad understands the delicate balance of training, injury and performance.

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4 Things A Physical Therapist Can Do That Your Doctor Can't

You’re in your twelfth week of marathon training, and one morning you wake up to a sharp pain around your knee. You wait a few hours and pop a few ibuprofens, but the pain doesn’t subside. Who should you see? While it’s always a safe bet to consult your doctor, chances are they’ll recommend seeing a physical therapist, too. Physical therapists can help treat injuries and ease joint pain, but they can also help you become fitter and healthier, overall.

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5 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights

The benefits of resistance training for the endurance athlete no longer need to be justified. When done correctly, weight lifting has long been documented to prevent injury, stabilize joints, preserve muscle mass and increase bone density. So why do so many endurance athletes ignore it?

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