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Running is a series of small jumps from 1 leg to the other and you are never on both feet at the same time. So, why spend the majority of the time training with 2 feet on the ground? There are obvious benefits to doing exercises like squats and deadlifts but there's absolute GOLD in training Single leg and Split Stance exercises for Runners! If you are a beginner to strength training, body weight exercises are a good place to start but don't stop there! That's the mistake most runners make-they ...
Posted on 2018-12-07
Guideline #5 for Return to Fitness & Running Postpartum ‍Part 2: Hip Adductors/Groin/Inner Thighs: Hip function is super important for core and pelvic floor function. We talked about the 6 hip rotators in Part 1 and today we address the Adductors (your inner thigh muscles) in Part 2. Did you know that the Adductors attach to the 2nd layer of your pelvic floor⁉️That means your inner thigh muscles are part of your Core! ️So check them out- Here’s a test for you: ...
Posted on 2018-12-03
CONGRATS to all our runners at #cim California International Marathon, including our founder Victoria Liu for completing her 1st marathon! Course PR by @runsweatandvino WAY TO GO rock ⭐️ ! Shout out to Nancy for winning her AG at the tender age of 66 with smokin 💨 time of 24:45 at the Bah Humbug 5k! You can see the full story on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ironhorseptpilates or our instagram page @ironhorsept. We take Recovery pretty seriously here at I...
Posted on 2018-12-03
Our certified ART therapist Gigi is performing this Active Release Technique on a patient with pelvic organ prolapse, hip and low back pain. She’s helping to release her hip rotators (see our previous posts on why this is important in the management of hip and back pain as well as pelvic floor issues such as peeing in your pants when you run/jump/cough/sneeze). She had immediate relief and reported that she “didn’t feel crooked anymore”. Then we followed up our treatmen...
Posted on 2018-11-29
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Posted on 2018-11-28
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