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Remain healthy throughout your training.

Remaining healthy throughout your training for the Bank of America 13.1 is the key to crossing the finish line on race day.  Here are some tips from supporting sponsor, Athletico Physical Therapy.

  • 7 Tips for Your Half Marathon Training
    No matter how many races you have participated in, you can always use helpful tips to make the most of your run come race day. Depending on your skill level, three to four months is a good amount of time to train for a half marathon. It gives you enough time to get in shape, get stronger, and feel comfortable running long distances. To help you start your training on the right track, here are seven tips that will help you be successful through your training journey. Read more
  • 8 Exercises to Help IT Band Pain
    If you are experiencing IT band pain start with RICE—rest, ice, compression and elevation. After the pain calms down it is important to restore proper bio-mechanics with strengthening and stretching. Here are a few exercises that may support your recovery from IT band pain. Read more
  • The Dreaded Side Stitch
    Exercise-related transient abdominal pain, or “side stitch” pain, affects nearly 70% of runners in a given year. The side stitch can be detrimental to performance and may compromise sports participation. Few things can halt the endorphins flowing through your body faster than a sharp, localized pain along the border of your rib cage. So, just what causes this to occur? Read more
  • Expert Running Tips: Exercises from Athletico’s Endurance Team
    Whether you are training for a 5k or a marathon, it is common for runners to experience soreness and/or tightness during training. To help with this, we reached out to our endurance team to ask about their top exercises for runners. Read more
  • Minimizing the Risk of Running Injuries with Strength Training
    It is important to strength train while training for your next run – whether it’s a 5k or 26.2 miles. This does not by any means mean that you have to bulk up. You just need to make sure you are working the muscles that support you during your run to make you more efficient and less prone to injury. Read more

If you experience any aches or pains or something doesn’t feel quite right as you train, let Athletico take the first look. Start with a free assessment and let their team fully evaluate your condition so they can recommend the best treatment option for you. There’s no cost or obligation; they just want you to start feeling better so you can cross the finish line on race day.  Click here to request your free assessment.

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