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What happens to the body during a marathon?

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A long-distance race requires a lot of training. With an official distance of 42.195 km, what happens to the body during a marathon? What are the strategies used to help runners complete the race? What is the science as you run a marathon? If you ran one – or tried to – you will know how difficult it is to finish the race. Your muscles undergo tremendous amounts of stress and repetition which makes the run more difficult as you go. As well, a lot of energy is needed, which is why runners often load themselves with carbs the day...

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Run for your Life

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Jean-Christophe Renaud exemplifies our Stay Active philosophy. Jean-Christophe and his team started Run for your Life (« Cours pour ta vie ») to encourage physical exercise as prevention and maintenance of several serious health problems. They ran across Canada and taught people about the importance of physical activity. It was not an easy feat to complete a run across the country, and we were happy to be part of their difficult yet inspirational journey: My name is Jean-Christophe Renaud. I decided to run across Canada to raise awareness about the importance to adopt a healthy lifestyle. The run across Canada...

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Need 5K Running Tips?

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1) Have rest days 2) Comfortable running shoes 3) Stay hydrated (6-8oz glasses of water or more) 4) Stretch before and after your run 5) Same day each week for your longer run 6) Run with a friend or family member to motivate 7) Alternate between faster and slower runs during training 8) Listen to your body when it hurts 9) Take a 3 day break when you feel sore from running 10) Enjoy the run and breathe in nature and life! Happy Running!

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Thumper VMTX Launched at Pro Sports Chiropractic - Part 2

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A demonstration of vibrational treatment on a marathoner's hamstring! Watch below!

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Thumper Mini Pro 2 Pro Sports 2012 Demonstration

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Dr. Lincoln O. Clifford DC demonstrating Mini Pro 2 on a marathoner one day prior to Las Vegas Marathon! Watch Below! Thumper Mini Pro 2 Pro Sports 2013 Demonstration - YouTube

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