Run Strong with Graston

Muscles all knotted up?? Some runners have to put them selves through what people would call TORTURE to be able to run strong.  And no, I’m not referring to hill repeats or 1000m repeats on the track.  And no, I’m not referring to deadlifts or high box step ups.   I’m talking about another form

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5 Tips for Pre-Race Mental Preparation

My good friend and past training partner Matt Johnston decided to take some time out of his busy schedule to write a guest post for StrongerRunner.com on mental preparation for racing. Matt’s a Performance Enhancement Consultant at Centered Lifestyle (www.centeredlifestyle.com) and he also represented Canada at the international level in Athletics. Take it away Matt…

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Q&A on Deadlifts

Q. At the start position of a deadlift should your elbows be locked? A. Yes. A good cue is to think of your arms like ropes and your hands like hooks.  The arms should stay locked and straight during the entire exercise.  There is no point during the deadlift where the elbows will need to

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Firefighter Fitness

Here’s a post I started a while ago but failed to get it up on JKConditioning.com until now.  It’s dedicated to current and future firefighters (FF) AKA Tactical Athletes, but also to personal trainers and strength coaches who train or want to train FFs.  (Also, it’s written very informally) The occupational demands of firefighting place

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