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The Vegetarian Athlete

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 1:30pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
The Vegetarian Athlete

As featured in Endurance Magazine – October 2015 Are you powered by plants? Many athletes are, including Martina Navratilova (famous tennis player), Brendan Brazier (triathlete, Canadian 50K champion and Vega formulator), Scott Jurek (Appalachian Trail Run Record Holder), Patrik Baboumian (Germany’s Strongest Man 2011) and Bode Miller (World Cup alpine skier). Clearly it’s possible to…

Back To Nature – Adjusting to the Trail

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 1:28pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Back To Nature – Adjusting to the Trail

As featured in Endurance Magazine – August 2015 Late summer into early fall is a time where the heat can become unbearable. Some of you head indoors for the treadmill or wake at the crack of dawn so that the temperature isn’t as bad. A growing number of you, however, are heading to the trail….

Caffeine:The Legal Drug of Choice

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 1:21pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Caffeine:The Legal Drug of Choice

As featured in Endurance Magazine July 2015                 This past weekend while I attended a continuing education course on advanced dry needling techniques, I noticed that the entire class (some 20 or so people) were waiting in a sluggish stupor around a table in the front. A few…

When Recovery Goes Wrong

Posted on June 11, 2015 at 2:12pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
When Recovery Goes Wrong

As featured in Endurance Magazine May 2015 A Review of Common PT Strategies By now almost all of you have read or heard lectures ad nauseum about the importance of recovery. Some of you may even be taking steps to help alleviate most of the symptoms associated with overuse on the front and back end…

Romanian Deadlifts

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 3:34pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Romanian Deadlifts

As featured in Endurance Magazine feb 2015 Most of the exercises in this column that I cover are directed towards strengthening and stabilizing the body in patterns that are most used in endurance activities and races. One of the most often overlooked areas in a workout plan is mobility. Mobilization of the joints, spinal and…

SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – CrossFit for the Endurance Athlete

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 3:19pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – CrossFit for the Endurance Athlete

SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – CrossFit for the Endurance Athlete By Brian Diaz Around this time of year is when I am always asked the question of what exercises for strength and prevention of injury should I be doing as an endurance athlete. For the past three years I have written workouts to follow (they can…

TRX Dive-Bomber Push-Up

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 7:01pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
TRX Dive-Bomber Push-Up

As featured in Endurance Magazine, December 2014 Several of my advancing shoulder rehab clients originally hurt themselves participating in precarious gymnastic ring-based exercises, injuring their rotator cuff or long head biceps tendon. They ultimately want to return to some of these high-intensity bodyweight exercises, with one of the more challenging ones being a handstand push-up….

Injury-Free Half Marathon Training Plan

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 6:54pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Injury-Free Half Marathon Training Plan

As printed in Endurance Magazine, October 2014. Running, when done correctly, is such a beautiful extension of the human body and what it is capable of doing with such grace. It’s an easy way to exercise for most since it does not require too much strategy of planning and the cost for a decent pair…

Improving Your Golf Swing: Why the Glutes Matter

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 10:56pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Improving Your Golf Swing: Why the Glutes Matter

By Meredith Parker, CPT and  Certified Titlist Performance Institute Fitness Professional   Its that time of year once again when golf courses come to life and the anticipation of having a great round is priceless.   Whether a Saturday tee time with the guys, a regional tournament, or a corporate outing to entertain clients, there remains…

Maximizing Results: 3 Common Workout Mistakes That Hinder Progress

Posted on June 8, 2014 at 6:20pm by Michelle Mangipinto No Comment
Maximizing Results: 3 Common Workout Mistakes That Hinder Progress

Day after day you enter the gym. If you are like most people, you come in with a very general goal to simply feel/look better and perhaps check it off the “to-do” list for the day.  Naturally for most, the thrill of getting it over with exceeds the enjoyment of the actual process itself.  Nonetheless,…

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