ivy roe

Street 2 ELITE

The inaugural Street 2 ELITE intro session is complete! We had a great time discussing our FAST program design with participants including strength, power, mobility and stability exercises, which ALL runners (not just elites) should include in their training. What is the Street 2 ELITE program? Well since you asked… The purpose of the Street … Read More

So You Want to be a Runner…Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of how to begin your path to a lifelong running career. We are going to continue with the two remaining components to a safe and effective running program: duration and intensity.            3: Duration      This refers to how long you run, whether it’s measured in time or distance. Either … Read More

So You Want to be a Runner…

  “I want to start running, but I’m not sure where to begin?” I get this question frequently at work (as a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist) and from friends/family wanting advice on how they should start running. Some have never run in their life while others used to run back in … Read More

Run for Life: Part 3

Welcome back for the conclusion of Run for Life!   Injury #3: Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) There can be many different causes for knee pain, but one of the biggest culprits is overall faulty mechanics. In the vast majority of cases we find a significant lack of hip and trunk strength and stability as well … Read More

Run for Life: Part 2

Welcome back to Run for Life: Part 2. We will continue with another common running injury…   Injury #2: Iliotibial band syndrome (a.k.a. IT band syndrome/ITBS) This is another chronic inflammation issue where the IT band, which is the big band of connective tissue on the side of your leg, becomes irritated due to overuse … Read More

Run for Life: Part 1

In this 3 part series, Dr. Ivy Roe, one of our talented Performance Physical Therapists and our resident running guru, will break down several issues that plague runners in their quest for their next PR.     Plantar fasciitis, IT band syndrome, Achilles tendonitis, shin splints…any of these sound familiar? It is estimated up to … Read More