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Run Form Drills for New Year Improvements

Run Form Drills for New Year Improvements

December 16, 2020

By Newton Running No one has perfect running form but everyone can improve their running mechanics. Doing so can make...

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Running 101: Avoiding Common Injuries 

Running 101: Avoiding Common Injuries 

April 9, 2020

Efficient form and quality shoes are two keys to staying healthy. Do you think a running shoe with a thickly cushioned heel pad and rigid medial post can keep you from suffering common running injuries such as plantar fasciitis, iliotibial band syndrome or shin splits? Think again.

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Running 101: Transitioning to Newton Running Shoes

Running 101: Transitioning to Newton Running Shoes

April 3, 2020

Whatever your body type, fitness level or experience, the two biggest changes you can make to improve your running performance and reduce the likelihood of overuse injury are: 1. Wear shoes with a moderate profile 2. Learn how to run naturally

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Running 101: Form

Running 101: Form

March 24, 2020

New to the sport of running? We're here to help. When most people take up running for general fitness or to train for a marathon, they don’t think twice about how to do it. It's perfectly OK to just lace up a pair of running shoes and start running, but give some thought to these dynamics and see how much better (and faster) you feel. […]

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The Importance of Biomechanical Stability

The Importance of Biomechanical Stability

February 5, 2019

Having good stability is a critical requirement for all runners. Each time your body moves over your foot (called mid-stance in the gait cycle) you are loading two to three times your body weight on your foot and a little less at each successive body part up the bio-mechnical chain – ankle, shin, knee, thigh, […]

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Causes and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

Causes and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

October 12, 2018

This post is by Dr. Mark Cucuzella, a Family Physician at Harpers Ferry Family Medicine and Associate Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. The plantar fascia (PF) is a strong ligament that runs from the heel to the metatarsal heads in the front of your foot. This ligament helps absorb the shock that […]

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