Get Outside and Enjoy Healthy Outdoor Summer Activities

Get Outside and Enjoy Healthy Outdoor Summer Activities

As temperatures begin to rise in Phoenix, Arizona, don’t be shy about getting outdoors and enjoying everything this beautiful place has to offer! There are an array of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, running, brisk walks at night, canoeing, fishing or playing your favorite sport. ...

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Pain vs. Soreness

Pain vs. Soreness

Have you ever gotten up in the morning and felt like you got hit by a truck? Or, have you noticed some discomfort in muscles you didn’t even know you had? Sometimes it is hard to know if what you are feeling is your body’s natural reaction to activity or if it is your body’s inflammatory response...

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Why Training Before You Run Is Crucial

Why Training Before You Run Is Crucial

Running is arguably the oldest sport known to man. Before we rode horses or drove cars, running was used to transport messages over considerable distances. Everyone runs at some point in their life – it just comes naturally! After we learn to walk, we learn to run. Because it comes so inherently,...

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Shin Splints: Why They Occur and How to Treat Them

Shin Splints: Why They Occur and How to Treat Them

One of the most common injuries reported in long distance runners is shin splints, which presents as shooting pains in an athlete’s shins. There are two main types of shin splints – one which is present in the inner part of the leg and corresponds with the posterior tibialis muscle, and the other...

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