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No Wasted Time

Two weeks ago, I came in from my run wishing I had more time to stretch (there is never enough time).  My mind started racing of everything I needed to do before I left for work. I arrived at home, pressed the elevator button, and waited.


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#Wellness vs. Science

By Wendy Winn, PT, OCS


Oh, Wellness, what a concept you’ve become!


For many years, I viewed wellness as the opposite of sickness. If you’re not sick, you are well.

Now, #wellness is symbolized by collagen peptides people put in their coffee on Instagram. Where did we go astray?


There are SO MANY products in the health and wellness market that it is often difficult for consumers to understand what is actually good for them! Even our trusty friend “science” gets roped into the mix. More than ever, businesses and Instagram “influencers” are using and abusing the idea of science to sell their products.


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Extra Cusion = MORE Impact?

As the trend in running shoes moves away from minimalism, many shoe companies have claimed that extra cushioning will reduce impact forces on the body, especially with downhill running. Intuitively, would seem to be true.


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Stressed? Me?

One of the most common issues we see in NYC runners here at Custom Performance is stress. I know, this is NYC and everyone is stressed, but here’s the thing; if you are a runner with a full time job and a “full time” running program, you are probably stressed - both physically and mentally.

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