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FORGET STRETCHING AND FOAM ROLLING: New Research Shows the Best Way to Warm Up May Be to Strengthen and Lengthen the TENDONS.

Forget Stretching and Foam-Rolling
This enlightening article by Dr. Michaud for TinaMuir.com discusses stretching and warming up, and focuses on the new research that shows the impor...

NEW PRODUCT: TRIPLE STICK STRAP

NEW PRODUCT: TRIPLE STICK STRAP

NEW PRODUCT: The Triple Stick Strap, will help you build muscle mass and increase aerobic strength while performing light resistance exercises.

The Triple Stick Strap is great for managing muscle strains, especially adductor and hamstring strains.

The Triple Stick Strap helps manage kneecap tracking disorders. By compressing the quad muscle, the strap prevents the kneecap from shifting as the thigh rotates while exercising and alleviates knee pain.

The New ToePro/Hip Strength Dynamometer

The New ToePro/Hip Strength Dynamometer

The ToePro/Hip Strength Dynamometer is now more than a toe strength measuring device. We've added a strap attachment that allows you to measure hip strength.

Click HERE to read the article on the importance of measuring hip strength and preventing knee injuries. Click HERE to watch the video on how to use the ToePro/Hip Strength Dynamometer to measure hip strength.

Foot Strengthening and the ToePro: Matt Dilnot's new Powerpoint presentation

Foot Strengthening and the ToePro: Matt Dilnot's new Powerpoint presentation
This new Powerpoint presentation by Australian podiatrist Matt Dilnot talks about the importance of foot strengthening and the benefits of using the ToePro foot/ankle exercise platform.

New Article For Those Suffering From Chronic Heel Pain

New Article For Those Suffering From Chronic Heel Pain
Research reveals that toe flexor and peroneal weakness strongly correlate with the development of heel pain. It's important to identify which exercises most effectively strengthen these 2 key muscle groups.

Lower Extremity Review: Article With Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Toe Strength

Lower Extremity Review: Article With Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Toe Strength
Drs. Tom Michaud, Matt Dilnot, and Karen Mickle discuss the importance of toe strength. READ THE ARTICLE HERE.

The ToePro Dynamometer™ signals a change in the way we approach diabetic foot disease.

The ToePro Dynamometer™ signals a change in the way we approach diabetic foot disease.
NEW PRESS RELEASE from Australian podiatrist Matt Dilnot about the ToePro Dynamometer and diabetic foot disease.

Important New Article on Toe Strength and Falls in the Elderly

Important New Article on Toe Strength and Falls in the Elderly
In any given year, nearly 40 percent of seniors age 70 and older will fall at least once. Each fall increases the risk of sprains, strains, contusi...

New Research Shows How You Don't Have to Slow Down as You Age.

New Research Shows How You Don't Have to Slow Down as You Age.
THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT AGE-RELATED DECREASES IN RUNNING PERFORMANCE, examines the causes of age-related muscle loss (called sarcopenia) and what you can do to stay strong.

AMAA JOURNAL ARTICLE

AMAA JOURNAL ARTICLE
Interesting article by Dr. Tom Michaud on the ideal running form. click here to read the journal and the article.

Video on How To Use the ToePro

Video on How To Use the ToePro

We've created a new video with athlete and personal trainer Kim Nedeau (www.kimnedeau.com) showing the proper form to use with the ToePro exercise platform. It has interesting facts about the importance of the foot and ankle muscles, as well as drawings of the muscles that are used. Check it out HERE.

RUNNING FOR REAL Podcasts by Tina Muir

RUNNING FOR REAL Podcasts by Tina Muir

Tina Muir has created the RUNNING FOR REAL website for the running community and recently launched the Running for Real podcast series. Each series has up to 7 hours of interviews with 6 or 7 experts on specific topics, including: Mental Toughness Training, Coming Back From Injuries (Dr. Tom Michaud is one of the experts Tina interviews), Marathon Training, Running For Beginners, Running Nutrition, and Pregnancy/Postpartum Running.