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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

A lot of people suffer from plantar fasciitis and are unclear of what it is. When addressing the question,"what is plantar fasciitis" the first thing to remember is that it is an overuse injury. Excess stress to the soft tissue, in most cases, will...

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Should You Rotate Your Running Shoes?

Should You Rotate Your Running Shoes?

If you’ve been running for more than a few months, you’ve undoubtedly heard the widely accepted adage that all runners should be regularly fitted for shoes at their local running specialty store. It’s true – when it comes to running,...

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Why Wear Compression Socks, Do They Work?

Why Wear Compression Socks, Do They Work?

Runners who struggle with tightness, cramping, or pain in their lower legs while running are willing to try pretty much anything to alleviate their symptoms. One popular solution is running in compression socks or tights. Benefits like increased blood flow,...

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4 Tips For Running In The Heat

4 Tips For Running In The Heat

With the wild temperature swings that can sometimes come at this time of year, it can be hard to get your body adjusted to running at any given temperature. Before you know it, though, warmer weather will be here to...

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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day Gift Guide

Most of the time the reward for being a father...is simply getting to be a dad. Or, in the words of my late father, “Don’t get me anything for Father’s Day, just try to be a better son.” Fair enough....

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