GREG LARAIA (ATC)

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Find Your Fuel!

The world of fueling and sports nutrition supplements is huge! There are a lot of different types of on-the-run fuel, and then even many different brands within those options. Types of nutrition vary depending on your event, your workout, the day of the week…. you name it and there is a fuel for that.

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Flossing, not just for your teeth: Joint Mobility & Muscle Flexibility.

Flossing, or compression band therapy, is a tool that sports medicine professionals can use to assist with other manual therapy techniques. The “floss” is a latex, elastic band that is wrapped around a body part with varying degrees of tension. It cleans and clears muscles of irritation or congestion, improving muscle flexibility, joint range of motion, pain sensation, and blood transfer.

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Mindful Training & Recovery: Your Thoughts Matter.

You can set the most brilliant SMART goal possible and still not feel particularly motivated or you may feel pressure to follow through on goals that just aren’t healthy for your body. These are the moments when we want to take a look at how our thought patterns are affecting our behavioral patterns. How often are you paying attention to your self-talk? Would you talk to a loved one the way you talk to yourself? (STOP. Don’t keep reading until you’ve genuinely thought that last question through)

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Staying Warm in Winter Weather

There is a certain kind of power that comes from running in winter weather. You feel tough when you're bundling up, and the sense of accomplishment that comes from running in the cold is second to none. But there are risk factors to running in extreme temperatures, and it's important to protect yourself from the elements on your run.

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Custom Coaching: Pre-Season – Why Runners Need Strength Training

Strength training gets a bad rap in the running community. Many runners complain that it seems time-consuming and unnecessary, but nothing could be further from the truth. Strength training helps to improve performance and history, but you’ll see benefits beyond your running. From basic bone health to long term chronic disease management, strength training has huge benefits. 

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Set Up Yourself For Success!

Goals are one of my favorite things to talk about! In fact, I think talking about your goals with each other is the first step to success. Don’t keep your goals a secret; speak about your goals with other people to keep yourself accountable and to receive valuable input. Your goals usually won’t pop into your head unprompted; goals take time to put together, and they should be meaningful. Keep reading for my tips on how to set yourself up for success. 

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