Running

6 Benefits of Underwater Running (Infographic)

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Running, Sports Stories, Water Treadmill

The summer is a time for getting outdoors and being more active. Triathlons, marathons and road races have become very popular ways for staying active in the summer. Many people sign up throughout the year as something to look forward to when summer rolls around. However, with an increased amount of land training and running, injuries […]

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HydroWorx Track Club Does it Again

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Members of the HydroWorx track club were busy in action this week racing in the annual Millers Mutual Harrisburg Mile. History of the Harrisburg Mile:  The Harrisburg Mile was founded in July of 1982 by the Harrisburg office of Smith Barney. The leadership baton for the Harrisburg Mile has been passed to Millers Mutual, a long-time […]

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In Honor of Hard-Working Dads!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Running

We know that dads work hard for their families! Sometimes that means midnight snuggles with little ones, long hours at the office to provide for their families, or working around the house/yard to improve living space. And sometimes it means fighting against health issues and odds to be able to get back to the things […]

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How Endurance Athletes Can Avoid Losing Steam When Injured

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, In the News, Running, Water Therapy

This post is adapted from the article on US News and World Report: “How a Boom in ‘Endurance Sports’ Is Changing Medicine” As the popularity of endurance sports continues to rise, the need to provide rehabilitation and prevention programs designed specifically for them will too. The term “endurance sport,” as its name implies, refers to […]

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Underwater Training Keeps Boston Marathon a Possibility for Michigan Woman

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, In the News, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The 2014 Boston Marathon is fast approaching and runners are moving out of training mode and into pre-race preparation. Many have worked hard to qualify for the oldest and biggest marathon and to be a part of such an historic event. Running the race means so many different things to many different people. Some are […]

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Decorated Local Masters Athlete Talks Training and Recovery

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Water Therapy

Congratulations to local Masters athlete, Nick Berra, on his recent success! Berra has been one busy, but very successful person in the 2013-2014 running season. Berra participated in The World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships that took place March 25-30, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary and returned home with some hardware. Berra ran a total of  8 […]

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Live Webcast: Progression of Running Drills Using the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Running, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Join us in person or watch our upcoming educational event online, Progression of Running Drills Using the Underwater Treadmill. Our presenter, Anthony Testa, Med, ATC, CSCS, Director of Sports Medicine at Seton Hall University, will be presenting live from the HydroWorx 500 Series pool at Seton Hall University on March 27, 2014 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT. […]

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4 Lessons Learned From an Aging Athlete

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. In 2013, I posted a series of blogs about a local masters-level runner that had aspirations of running 13 separate half marathons (13.1 miles).  If you recall, he achieved this goal (plus 2 marathons), […]

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Are You Overtraining for a "Big Game?"

| Posted in: Athletic Training, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

Have you found yourself training too hard to make it to the “Big Game?” You may not be headed to Sochi, or even the playoffs, but whatever you have set as your next fitness goals, training safely will be a key to reaching them. In the midst of training, it is important to push yourself […]

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Increase Foot and Leg Strength with Underwater Running

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Running, Water Treadmill

Running underwater has many positive effects: it reduces the risk of injury from increased training, improves cardiovascular performance, and helps the body to recover from hard training. Another, often overlooked, side effect of underwater training is increased muscle strength. A study at Texas A&M University has shown that resistance training plus aquatic treadmill training can […]

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