Our spring runFIT running clinic starts Monday, March 21, at our recently expanded Pacific Crest Physical Therapy location. ACE Master Running Coach, Derrick DeLay, will help you hone your skills and get you ready to run your best through exercises, drills and soft tissue maintenance techniques.
As a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Medicine, Derrick specializes in teaching athletes how to integrate strength, flexibility, core stability and cardiovascular training into their exercise regimens. His more than seven years of experience as a health and fitness professional will help you improve your performance, whether you’re a beginner or an avid runner.
Here are just a few of the things you can expect from runFIT:
Increase the integrity of tendons, ligaments and bones in the foot and leg
Increase the muscular strength of your feet, ankles, legs and hips
Increase your balance and stability
Learn to run with proper biomechanics
Decrease your likelihood of injury
Some of the most common ailments runners face affect their feet, ankles and knees, much of which are caused by improper technique, lack of conditioning or overuse. By increasing your strength and stability, and improving your focus on technique, you’re conditioning your body to protect itself from the demands of running. We want to help you protect yourself from injuries that are all too common among runners.
Avoid being a part of the injury percentage. Sign up for this running clinic and get ready to run your best!
Cost: $150 for six weeks
Location: Rebound Pacific Crest
When: Mondays, starting March 21
If you’d prefer to take a drop-in, the session will be $25. To sign up, call (360) 574-7292 or visit www.nwPersonalTraining.com.
Interested in our running-related resources before joining us? Here are some past articles to check out:
Rebound physical therapist, Michael Baer, gives the scoop on three common running injuries and what treatment methods he often recommends. Learn how runners become susceptible to plantar fasciitis, runner’s knee and shin splints.
Whether you are an avid athlete or simply exercise regularly, injuries can happen. Get the scoop on how overtraining injuries occur and six simple steps to avoid sustaining one.
Due to the complexity of the knee joint, it is susceptible to a number of different injuries. Runners rely on healthy knee joints to perform their best. Learn about the most common knee injuries, some of which are frequently seen in runners.
If you’re experiencing foot and ankle pain as a runner, your shoes could be part of the problem. Rebound foot and ankle expert, Dr. C. Luke Rust, provides some tips on selecting a running shoe based on your foot size, shape and running style.