In search of a PR? Want to ensure you keep your effort steady during a challenging mid-race hill? The Balanced Movement / ATI Physical Therapy Pace Team is here to help you finish your race with the time you want — while offering encouragement, smiles, and fun along the way!
Our staffs of therapists and trainers can provide: foam rolling stretching soft tissue work trigger point work injury management cool down stretch & yoga answers to nagging ache & pain questions, promises of an even faster time next year! Complete your run, get your re-hydration & some food, then stop by the Recovery Zone to […]
Prepare for the challenging (but oh-so-satisfying) Laurel Hill climb at the end of the Tarheel 10 & 4 Miler!
This course ride-through video will help familiarize you with the slope & landmarks so that you can glide up this last stretch of the run with confidence and finish strong.
Here is a quick and comprehensive dynamic warm up for running. It incorporates proper muscle activation and dynamic stretch within the neuromuscular movement patterns of running so you can put your best foot forward before hitting the pavement or trail!
Experiencing aches and pains after starting or increasing an exercise program? Not sure how to proceed? A simple way to asses the situation is to simply put a finger on where you feel the discomfort, then follow these “stop light guidelines”.
Running Treatment Rationale Webinar by Therapy Network Seminars Originally presented March 31, 2016 by Brian Beatty Webinar overview: This course will focus on the clinical application of current research for running rehabilitation & performance enhancement. We will use an analysis of the basic biomechanical demands of running along with current research on running efficiency […]
Tightening up after a run is normal. This dynamic cool down routine will help you leave that muscle tension at the end of your run instead of carrying it with you into the rest of your day. Use this as a base routine. It is designed to be quick, easy & comprehensive. Extend, repeat […]
The recent NY Times article “For Runners, Soft Surfaces Can Be Just as Hard on the Body”, brings up three interesting points for me.
Q: Core stability for running comes from strong abdominal muscles, right? A: With each footfall during running, the chain reaction between our body, the ground and gravity begins from the ground up. This means that core stability starts at the foot and moves up through the knee, hip, pelvis and then the spine. If there […]
Why are core exercises important for runners? The human body is a dynamic system with many movement possibilities. Movement options allow the body to adapt and compensate for different functional tasks. When we run, the body acts as a system geared for absorbing and then generating forces relative to the ground. The goal of the […]