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Orthotics Part 1: We’ve been getting a lot of questions about Feet 🦶and our opinion on orthotics so Victoria Talks about Hip Pain/Trochanteric Bursitis and Achilles Tendinitis with a Patient story - Check it out! Here are the takeaways: ❇️Don’t rob Peter to pay Paul❗️Sticking something in your shoe can change the mechanics (for good or for bad) and can sometimes cause you another problem. 🤦‍♀️ ❇️Orthotics are not a “cure”- you...
Posted on 2019-02-23
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
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
Meet Nancy. She is > 60 years old and just won her age group at the Rock and Roll 1/2 marathon with a time of 2:02. And she did it without foot pain (plantar fasciitis) or Achilles/calf pain that had been bugging her x 2 years before she came to see us! Nancy works hard, she shows up and is consistent. And she’s getting pretty darn good at swinging kettlebells. One of the reasons why Nancy has been so successful is because in addition to one on one PT, she's been training with Victoria ...
Posted on 2018-10-24

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