FREE SEMINAR IN D.C.: Returning to Running after Injury

From our friends at Sport & Spinal Physical Therapy in downtown D.C., a can’t-miss seminar for runners.

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Time: 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Location: Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite C-120, Washington, DC 20037 (next to Starbucks). Map it here

Fee: No fee to attend

Registration: Email

Description: Making a smart return to running following injury requires a gradual approach to training that some runners might find frustrating. But would you rather make pain-free progress toward returning to running or jump back quickly and possibly experience a setback as a result of re-injury?

This workship will address topics that include:

  • Common running injuries
  • Factors that impact your readiness to return to running
  • How to know if you are ready to start running
  • What to take include in your return to running training plan
  • Common causes of setbacks when returning to running

Instructors: 
Dr. Robert Gillanders, PT, DPT, is a 25-time marathon/ultra-marathon racer, whose accomplishments include the Grindstone 100 mile trail run and four Boston marathons. He has also competed in multiple triathlon endurance races and is a triathlon ironman finisher. Robert is a contributor to Runner’s World magazine and a consultant for local running and triathlon teams.

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About horowitzrun

Jeff is a certified running, cycling, and triathlon coach, and is the author of "My First 100 Marathons" (Skyhorse Press 2008) and "Smart Marathon Training" (Velo Press 2011). An obviously addicted runner, Jeff has run at least one marathon in every state and on 6 continents, including marathons in South Africa, China, Bangkok, and Antarctica. Jeff is available for group, one-on-one, and virtual coaching. Options include: 1. Basic Training Plan. This includes a customized training schedule geared towards a goal race, with a detailed running schedule that would include all distances and target times for each workout, including speedwork, tempo, and endurance sessions. 2. Complete Fitness and Race Plan. This includes the plan listed above, plus the non-running workouts and drills that runners need for better overall fitness and performance. You would get strength & core workouts, as well as run-specific training drills and stretches. 3. Virtual Coaching. This includes all of the above, implemented on a week-by-week basis. We review each week's progress at week's end so that adjustments can be made. The program is tailored to suit you right up to race day. It involves more contact, on a weekly or even daily basis. 4. Full Coaching for athletes in the Washington DC area. All of the above, plus a weekly workout together including speedwork, drills, and strength training. 5. Individual track sessions. One-on-one track-based workouts. Contact Jeff for pricing.
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