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Why Summer Strength Training Is Important For Runners

June marks the official start of summer! The summer months in Montana are full of road and trail running races, and the high mountains are accessible for running adventures. As our summer training and racing miles increase, however, our strength…
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Finding Your Inner Antelope: Coaching Tips by Nicole Hunt

Running where Montana's prairies meet the mountains allows me to regularly witness one of nature’s seemingly magical moments as the pronghorn antelope bounds effortlessly up the steep hillsides. Their slender yet powerful legs snap with ease…
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Achilles Pain in Runners by John Fiore, PT

There are 4.1 million runners in the United States which is a 30% increase since 2000.1 Nearly 80% of runners sustain at least one overuse running injury per year,2 and 70% to 80% of these injuries occur between the knees and the feet.3 The…

Faster Than Fast: Coaching Tips by Nicole Hunt

“Faster than fast” says Lightening McQueen. How do runners become faster than fast? We run at our best when we train smart, decrease stress, eat for speed, sleep soundly and have optimal blood values. I encourage all my athletes to get…
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Running Quietly Away From Injuries by PT John Fiore

Spring in only a few weeks away and the roads and trails are drawing runners out of winter hibernation and winter sports. Whether you are new to running, or have already signed yourself up for a dozen races, spring represents a season of new…
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Get Your Strong On - Coaching Tips by Nicole Hunt

Last month I wrote about believing in your dreams, the power of your mind, and how your thoughts affect every single cell in your body. In this article and subsequent articles I will discuss the training modalities that will help manifest your…