Road to London – 2012 Olympics

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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The "Secret Weapon"

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Life at HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

With the Big Games approaching, excitement for the runners and all the athletes continues to grow. As previously announced, a few weeks ago we had news reporter, Lori Burkholder, from WGAL, in the HydroWorx office with TV cameras capturing the runners ‘secret weapon.’ With the record breaking performances by both Galen Rupp and Mo Farah, […]

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More on HydroWorx and the Oregon Project Runners

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Coach Alberto Salazar, who trains the runners of the Oregon Project attributes a great deal of Galen Rupp and Mo Farah’s success to the underwater treadmill. Really? Yes. These two runners specifically have both broken records in their respective trials and are heading to London in a few weeks. They have a lot of hard […]

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Water Training Worx Better

| Posted in: Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

The following blog post has been adapted from the Triathlon Plus article, “Three Ways To Run When You’re Injured’ by Garth Fox. When an athlete is training for an upcoming event, grueling workouts are an essential part of training well.  In order to get the most out of your body, it must be pushed to […]

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To London we Go…Congrats to Galen and Dathan

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Friday night, the men’s 10,000 m Olympic Trials race took place, in Eugene, OR, in the pouring rain. Did that affect the Oregon Project runners, Galen Rupp and Dathan Ritzenhein? It certainly did not. Galen crossed the finished line beaming and quite soundly, about 10 seconds ahead of the next Olympic qualifier, with an Olympic trials […]

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Gearing up for the London Games with TV interview

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Water Treadmill

What an exciting day we had in the HydroWorx office yesterday (6/20) in Middletown, PA. We had WGAL’s ‘News 8 Today’ co-anchor, Lori Burkholder here interviewing HydroWorx’s CEO, Anson Flake, as well as a local up-and-coming track star. Burkholder, excitedly discussed with Anson Flake about HydroWorx’s role in the Olympics. The underwater treadmill was featured […]

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Underwater Treadmill Study Shows Benefits for Fitness

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Research, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

With just 46 days left until the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the opportunity to become Olympic medalists for Mo Farah and Galen Rupp has become very real. The training is far from over, if anything it  has quite possibly increased considering the proximity of the Olympics and the goals both runners have set. Rupp and […]

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A More Experienced Rupp, Ready To Go

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, In the News, Oregon Project, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

The following post is an adaptation of the article written by Joe Becker at KGW News.  The full article can be found here. The London Olympics are drawing closer each day.  The games are now less than four months away, and for the stars of U.S. track and field, the road to London will make a […]

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The latest on the Underwater Run to London!

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Physical Therapy, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The latest additions to the wonderful HydroWorx Underwater Run to London site are insider videos from the Oregon Project team!       The first video is an insider look at Mo Farah and Galen Rupp running on the HydroWorx X80 on location of their training ground in Albuquerque, NM—a garage! Both Olympic hopefuls make […]

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Running Phenom, Mo Farah, Trains in HydroWorx Pool

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As the London Olympics are fast approaching, the pressure is on for these hopefuls to maximize their training in anticipation of the Olympic trials. Mo Farah, the international running star, has been featured running at the Oregon Project facility using the HydroWorx fitness pool. Farah’s use of the exercise pool increases both the intensity and […]

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