Run R2P

5 Essential Stretches for Runners

Hello Run R2P Community! Today we are going to highlight 5 different stretches that can form the foundation of a solid mobility routine. What you do as part of your recovery and maintenance outside of running can make a huge difference in your running. These stretches target key muscle groups – the glutes, hip flexors,…

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Elevate Your Running Game

Incorporating Hill Workouts Welcome back to the Run R2P blog. Today we’re going to highlight hill workouts! Whether you’re seasoned or just getting started with running, incorporating hill workouts into your routine can be a game-changer. Hills provide a unique set of challenges that not only boost your overall fitness but also enhance your running…

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What is ‘Good Running Form’?

Today, we’re diving into a topic that’s fundamental to every runner’s journey: “Good Running Form.” In working with runners, I often receive questions about what constitutes good running form. Below, I’ll shed light on this critical aspect of running and how it can positively impact your performance and reduce risk of  injury. Understanding the Basics…

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The Impact of Nutrition for Runners

Today I want to tell you about my experience meeting with one of Rehab 2 Perform’s registered dietitians, Jessica Murgueytio. This post is part here’s what I learned about my own nutrition habits, and part here’s why you should consider meeting with an RD as a runner (especially if you’re someone who is frequently dealing…

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5 Strategies to Keep Your Heart Rate Lower While You Run

Today, we’re diving into a crucial topic: how to keep your heart rate lower during your runs. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or just starting your running journey, understanding and managing your heart rate can make a significant difference in your performance and overall well-being. Keeping your heart rate in a lower aerobic zone during…

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Runners: Coffee Up!

That Cup of Coffee Does More Than You Think for Your Running Welcome back to another edition of Run R2P! Today, we’re about to dive into a topic that might just give you the extra boost you’ve been looking for in your runs. A cup of coffee or some type of caffeine is an essential…

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Runners: Value Your Recovery

Recovery: The Cornerstones of Peak Running Performance We know you’re passionate about running, and so are we! As performance physical therapists, we understand that your love for the sport extends beyond the miles you log – it’s about pushing your limits and achieving your personal best. That’s why we’re excited to share some essential insights…

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Running – How Intense Should It Be?

Finding the Sweet Spot for Optimal Performance For many of us, running is simply a way to release a little stress, get healthier, and possibly even fill a little bit of our social life. In these cases, we’re not always concerned about how intensely we should be running. Which makes sense!  However, running can often…

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Time vs. Distance when Running

Dear R2Peeps, Today, we want to explore a topic that often sparks discussions among runners – Prescribing Time vs. Distance for your training runs. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer here, but I believe considering your strengths, weaknesses, and training goals can help you make the best choice for your workouts. Time-Based Running  Time-based training has its…

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3 Keys to Enjoying & Maximizing your Run

Dear R2Peeps, As a performance physical therapist who shares your passion for running, I know just how essential it is to stay motivated and focused on your goals. In this edition, we’ll be diving into the topic of what makes a run truly successful. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a casual jogger, these three…

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