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4 Ever Fit Tips – The Foot Week 2 – Common Overuse Injuries of the Foot

Common Overuse Injuries of the Foot Feet can hurt for many reasons, most notably from overuse. One episode of excessive use usually can heal itself, but repeated overuse will lead to tissue or joint irritations that can be quite painful and take a long time to heal. We are often unaware of weaknesses in our feet because strength and mobility[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge

This weeks challenge will focus on the glutes. Perform these 5 exercises each day to fire up the glutes and free up the hips.  Strong Glutes = Stong Legs= Better Mover = Better Runner! They are not designed to increase mass, they are designed to improve function and peformance. 2 Sets of 20 each day or every other day will[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge – 5 Minutes a Day for your Feet!

Do this for 5 minutes every day and your feet are guarenteed to improve in strength, endurance, and flexibility. 30 Seconds:  Standing on 1 leg – 20 ankle circles with curled toes moving clockwise and 20 ankle circles with curled toes moving counterclockwise. 30 Seconds:  Repeat on the other leg. 1 Minute:  Downward facing dog 1 Minute:  Jumping Jacks 30[…]

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The Importance of Foot Function

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art” Leonardo Da Vinci I had the great opportunity to attend a masters level foot function class presented my Muscle Activation Techniques this past weekend in Chicago.  The class reinforced a couple of principle beliefs I have about the feet and how much they impact how we feel.[…]

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