Posts tagged mobility
What Practicing Yoga Teaches You About Your Mind & Body

For the earlier part of 2016, I dedicated a lot of time training for my first marathon. While I had some cross-training days here and there, time was largely spent hitting the pavement. Once I completed 26.2, I got into a running rut and switched my routines to everything but running (yoga, spin, lifting, etc). I realized that I missed doing those activities a lot so I joined a few studios to keep the momentum going.

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How To Foam Roll Like A Pro

By Karen Poole

Foam rolling has been increasing in popularity in the past 10 years in the running community. If you are new to running or doing more long distance running you may have seen foam rollers around. Do you know what they are? Do you know what foam roller is right to buy or how and when to use them? If you answered no to any of these questions, I’m here to help you become an expert.

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Chicago: Join us for a Nike+ Workout

To become a better athlete, you need to improve not just how much you move - but how well you move. This Mobility workout will help improve the way you move, feel, and recover through a combination of soft tissue techniques, static and dynamic stretches to improve performance and help prevent injury. You’ll leave the session feeling refreshed physically and mentally.

Join City Fit Girls for a mobility workout with Nike on Wednesday September 28, 2016. 

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Mobility for Runners and Fitness Enthusiasts: Hips

By Veronica Dilzer

The importance of hip mobility cannot be overstated. It plays a major role in all forms of locomotion, and in the long run (of life), can have a significant impact on the quality and expectancy of our existence.  In the more immediate future, or maybe even the present for some of us, poor hip range of motion or lack of motor control can lead to dysfunctional movement patterns that we call compensation patterns.

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Mobility for Runners & Fitness Enthusiasts: Ankles

By Veronica Dilzer

In my September Series: Mobility for Runners and Fitness Enthusiasts, I will help you understand the definition and importance of mobility and teach you how to integrate some mobility techniques into a training regimen.

This series will primarily focus on the commonly injured joints that plague runners and disrupt the natural gait cycle like the ankles, hips, and thoracic spine region; however most of these exercises are applicable across the board for anyone who participates in any type of physical activity.

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