Running and Endurance

6 Post-Race “Must Do’s” For The 1/2 and Full Marathon Runner

I ran the Inaugural Woodrow Wilson Half Marathon this past weekend.  Having trained for a full marathon in the past, I took the challenge of 13 miles a bit lightly.  Although the race went fairly well, my various post-race symptoms ranged from soreness through my lower body to an unyielding case of lightheadedness. I was …

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Active Release Technique and Runners Injuries

In a couple of weeks I am heading to Minneapolis to take my spine certification in Active Release Technique.  I am extremely excited about this particular credential because it will complete my full body training (Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and Spine) in the Active Release Technique. Although I have been treating soft tissue syndromes and …

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Active Release Technique: Athletic Injuries & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Active Release Technique: Athletic Injuries & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What should you do if you think you have carpal tunnel syndrome? It is recommended that you identify a provider who is trained in Active Release Technique, ideally one who incorporates a functional rehabilitation program. In order to achieve long-term results, the patient must be instructed …

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Chocolate Milk: A Better and Inexpensive Sports Recovery Drink?

With race season well under way I have had my nose buried in every runners/health magazine out there looking for different training advice, best foods to eat, and alternative recovery drinks.  I found a great article by Liz Applegate (Fridge Wisdom) in the January 2010 issue of Runners World that sparked my interest. The article …

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Congratulations to our GW Parkway Classic 10 Milers!

Capitol Rehab is extremely proud of the amazing success of several of our Friends of Capitol Rehab at this weekend’s George Washington Parkway Classic 10 Miler. Your relentless training, and unending dedication has once again paid off. We want to congratulate all of the runners who entered and competed this weekend, including our very own …

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