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HydroWorx Athletes to Watch

| Posted in: News, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

HydroWorx is honored to be a part of many athletes’ training, rehabilitation and recovery regimen. We have compiled a list of elite athletes who have used HydroWorx during their journey. You can be certain we will be cheering for each of these athletes in their respective events! Oregon Project  – The Oregon Project has been using […]

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The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Education, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Last month, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running.” In this webinar, Pete Julian, Assistant Coach of the Oregon Project Running Team, presented the various ways that he and the coaching staff use water in their athletes’ regular training programs. The Oregon Project was created as a way to get Americans back on […]

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Why Water Worx for Elite Runners and Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

We know that water is extremely beneficial for rehabilitation, pain management, conditioning while injured, etc.  These uses get the majority of the attention, for good reason: they give us all hope, encouragement and excitement as we see visible improvements in people’s lives. But, it is also important to note, and no less amazing, what water […]

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Rupp Earns Weekly USATF Honor

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, In the News, Nike Oregon Project Tracker

This past Friday, USA Olympic medalist (and regular HydroWorx user) Galen Rupp helped team USA finish 3rd at the Chiba International Ekiden in Chiba, Japan.  Rupp ran the fifth leg of the relay, completing the 10km in an amazing 28:20! This was 26 seconds faster than any competing runner’s 10km split! Rupp’s efforts led the US […]

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Mo Farah and Galen Rupp Make History in London

| Posted in: Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Congratulations to Mo Farah and Galen Rupp for their epic runs in London! Mo Farah and Galen Rupp both train under coach, Alberto Salazar, with the Nike Oregon Project in Portland, OR.  Some people have questioned Salazar’s techniques and called them unconventional, including having his runners put in significant weekly miles on a HydroWorx underwater […]

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Rupp’s Marathon Trials Approach, Surprise Many

| Posted in: Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Uncategorized

Galen Rupp has proven he’s a force with which to be reckoned. His February 2011 Aviva Grand Prix, Birmingham, time of 13:11:44 in the 5,000m as well as his September 2011 U.S. record-breaking 10,000m of 26:48:00 in Brussels have even been noted in The 10 Best Moments for U.S. Distance Running in 2011.

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All Eyes Focused on Fast Farah

| Posted in: Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Uncategorized

Mo Farah. The mere mention of the elite runner’s name sends a rush of pride throughout Britain. The faster-than-fast phenom is going full-steam ahead to snag a place in the 2012 Olympics. His first stop? The Aviva International Match on January 28, 2012, in Glasgow.

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Mo Farah, Galen Rupp – Elite Runners, Great Buddies, HydroWorx Enthusiasts

| Posted in: Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Uncategorized

To say Mo Farah and Galen Rupp have had one phenomenal year would be a tad bit of an understatement. The Oregon Project runners from Britain and the United States, respectively, have broken records, won accolades and prepped hard for the forthcoming 2012 Olympics in London.

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Galen Rupp Has Internet Buzzing!

| Posted in: Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Uncategorized

Galen Rupp, one of the elite runners coached by Alberto Salazar, has the Internet buzzing this week thanks to his entry into the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

Rupp, a 10,000 meter record-holder, has traditionally run shorter races with the exception of a half-marathon in March 2011. Now, he has announced he’ll try to snag a spot on the 26.2 run that the world will watch next summer in London.

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Underwater Treadmill Training Offers Running Advantage

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Health & Wellness Stories, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

After his highly-public move to the states to train with Alberto Salazar and the Oregon Project, Mo Farah continues to break records. People are beginning to wonder just what he is doing to give him that extra edge. Mo and Alberto have credited HydroWorx underwater running as a tool used to help push Mo and […]

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