Chicago Marathon Check-In: Taking Account for a COVID-19 Diagnosis

July 18th, 2021

New flu-like symptoms should mean quarantining for two weeks. But if you’re still feeling the effects of COVID-19 months later, you’re not alone. The Chicago Marathon is back for 2021

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Marathon Series – Warming Up, Do I Have To?

September 25th, 2018

Is it worth it to “wake up” your muscles or is it better to save time and energy? Ever a debate!  If you’re familiar with the work of Kelly Starrett,

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Marathon Series – Common Training Injuries, Why They Happen, and What Can You Do to Fix It

September 21st, 2018

Annually, up to 79% of long-distance runners will sustain a lower extremity injury, but don’t worry, we are here to help! Here at Body Gears, we treat every patient with a

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Marathon Series – Powerful Tips for Running an Efficient Marathon

September 12th, 2018

The Chicago Marathon is fast approaching and WE want to help YOU perform at your optimum level! Our Body Gears Physical Therapists utilize CoreFirst® Strategies when we treat our patients

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What It Means to Have an ‘Economical Running Technique’

June 8th, 2018

There’s a lot of advice out there for runners – what shoes to wear, how to design a training program, what to eat and drink, race mistakes to avoid, and

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Powerful Tips for Best Efficiency for Your Marathon: Core First Strategies and Running

August 30th, 2017

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Authored by: Meghan Simonetti-Deters, PT, DPT, MSHA, FMS-cert The Chicago Marathon is just around the

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Is there an Economical Running Technique?

November 6th, 2016

By: Dr. Melissa McCann, PT, DPT & Dr. Chris Hagan, PT, DPT With so many different factors that contribute to a runner’s technique, how does one decide what to change

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The Importance of Warming Up Before Exercising

July 20th, 2016

By: Dr. James Caginalp PT, DPT For many, having enough time to get to the gym is difficult enough – making time for a warm up may be an impossibility. 

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