Category Archives: sinead

Memorial day heart-rush  

I have the best job in the world. Not only is it the top of the most desirable healthcare jobs, but it is the most rewarding, challenging job I can imagine. My job, is to re-unite people with their bodies. … Continue reading

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Winter running 101 … Aka: Keeping your hard-core on… with EH track bad-asses

Have a goal: write it down, tell your friends. Boston 2014. Central park March ½ marathon, Katie’s 5k in Spring. Whatever. Pen it. Post it. Plan it. The vision and goal will get your warm cuddly ass out of bed … Continue reading

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Wanna run faster? Longer? Injury free? Master efficient running first!

Have you ever wondered why you feel more like a lumbering rhinoceros when you run, rather than a gazelle? Have you ever watched the pro’s at the end of a race, finishing with a still smooth gait, while the mid- … Continue reading

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Pushing the edge: Thoughts from Hyner view…

Almost a week has passed since the Hyner 50k challenge, and my legs are beginning to feel close to normal. The muscular havoc that results from running 6:29 in the hills of PA, cannot be underestimated, but as the creatine … Continue reading

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TAMPA 2012 APTA national conference

The APTA national convention is one the largest meetings for the physical therapy profession, and having a poster accepted for presentation was quite the honor. Especially since it was my first one, and I hadn’t the foggiest notion how to … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle… without having to resort to a nose-job!

Yesterdays NYT article spurs this note as I try to put it in the light of my own cycling experience. As someone who frequently fiddles with saddles, and having spent the best part of the last 15 years sitting at … Continue reading

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Joining the dots… Or why dry needling is (almost) magical

So, excuse me if I sound like I have just discovered the Mormon Gold plates, or Moses’s stone tablets, but the missing link in orthopedic manual physical therapy has come to me in the form of a bunch of fine … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Seattle (with Paul Swift/ Kit Vogel) aka “bring on the dragons”

For those in the know, Paul Swift was a force to be reckoned with while racing road bikes in the 80’s/ early 90’s, and he still is forging the way forward today, albeit, in the budding profession of bike-fitting. The … Continue reading

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Last leg(s) TR2011, stage 7 to Canmore, Alberta.

TR2011 Day 7. Rafter 6 Ranch to Canmore, Alberta.August 13, 2011. 42k, 1500m elevation..course preview here.. And off we went. High-fiving and fist bumping on the start line for the last time, Danny, Marty, Dennis and I tucked into the space … Continue reading

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