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Avoid these five running mistakes during 5K Season

It’s the season for weekend fun runs, charity 5Ks and multi-stage team relays. But as recreation and competitive runners hit the roads and trails to prepare for upcoming events, Duvall physical therapist and USAT Level 1 Triathlon Coach Mary Beth Ackerman, reminds us that avoiding common early season training mistakes can keep runners healthy and […]

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Do your back, feet, or hips hurt when you go about daily activities? The problem might be in your feet.

Sore knees, hips or back? Check your feet!

Those who experience pain in their backs, hips or knees while walking, running, working or exercising may have dysfunction lower in their bodies – perhaps in their feet, said local physical therapist Josh Saylor of PhysioCare Physical Therapy of Woodinville. Made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, […]

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Be SMART when setting health goals

While annual statistics are bleak when it comes to the success rates of New Year’s resolutions, don’t conclude that goalsetting is a fruitless endeavor, says physical therapist Andy Lodato, MPT. Simply resolve to set smarter goals. “This time of year, goals often reflect a commitment to better health, which I definitely applaud,” said Lodato, co-owner […]

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Think socks don't matter in running? Think again!

Running Socks 101

Nothing makes you appreciate a good pair of running socks like a blister. When you are just starting out running, you’re probably more likely to invest first in good shoes before a pair of expensive running socks. After all, they are just socks, right? Wrong! Say you’re going for a nice 3 mile run. After […]

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Run with us every Monday!

Sole Mates Running Group offers fun, challenging, and dynamic weekly running workouts for runners of ALL levels. Join us every Monday at 6:10 through the summer! Track runs meet at Cedarcrest High School Track in Duvall. Trail runs meet at PhysioCare-Duvall. 2014 Summer Schedule JULY 7TH – Track/Neighborhood Run JULY 14TH – Trail Run JULY […]

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