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Recently researchers have been looking at ways that drones — specifically small quadcopters — can enhance the 'solo' running experience. So far, the feedback has been encouraging. For those with the know-how — or the opportunity — drones can already start to take a more active role in supporting human health and physical upkeep. FLYING WITH RUNNERS In a study last year, a pair of researc...

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If you pursue running long enough, whether your runs have an urban backdrop or a mountainous setting, an aggressive dog(domestic wolf) or a wild predator will likely cross your path at some point. Knowing how to lessen your chances of such an encounter is important. Knowing how to survive one is vital. Here are a few tips for both: Tune in, not out: There is no substitute for awareness when it...

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The hamstrings are the most common muscle in the lower extremity to strain. A hamstring strain is commonly referred to as a "pulled hamstring." Hamstring strains are created by a violent stretch or rapid contraction of the hamstring, resulting in varying degrees of ruptures in the muscle unit. These ruptures cause immediate pain with muscle spasms and tenderness at the affected site. More commonl...

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Triathletes sometimes forget some of the basics of swimming and try to fight through the water. Here are some of the basics. BODY POSITION Good body position is important when swimming. Being streamlined in the water creates less resistance. The body should be kept near parallel to the water's surface. We should also be looking down the length of the pool or just ahead in open water. The water s...

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Have you ever finished a long workout and felt absolutely refreshed, yet the next day you wake up and the muscles you exercised feel like dead weight? What causes such a dramatic change? Why is it that while exercising, the muscles do not necessarily ache, but over the next 24-48 hours they hurt and generally limit the next workout? The answer is muscle soreness. This ailment is a common experien...