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Boulder Half-Ironman and Active Release Technique (ART)

What a great weekend in the Front Range!  Since I have been in practice I have treated at over 25 races but this weekend in Boulder was a whole ‘nother animal.  ART (Active Release Technique) has been a proud partner with Ironman for years and the vets always look for the ART tent at each race to take care of any little tweaks before racetime.   Triathletes in general are very interesting folks and it was great hearing all of their stories this weekend.  Athletes were coming in from Florida to Seattle and being a flatlander originally it was nice hearing that the elevation was effecting even these superb athletes.

Supporters need Treatment as well

On race day our crew was working the finish line mking sure the people were feeling okay and escorting them to the med tent if necessary.  I am happy to report that besides a few cases of heat exhaustion there were no serious injuries.  It was an emotional day for the finishers and being at the finish line, it was impossible not to get swept up in all of it.  Congrats to you all!

Keri & Dr. Michelle Clark working the Half-Ironman Finish Chute

 

8/6/2012

Dynamic Warm-up

28kg KB Long Cycle 10 min Test Set (aim for 6 RPM, switching hands every min.)

Cool Down

 

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About Dr. Jeff Stripling

Hey everyone, I am a Rolla, Missouri-based Active Release Technique (ART) chiropractor who specialises in musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, and active physical rehabilitation. Some things that are near and dear to my life are family and friends, my relationship with God, cycling, kettlebells, hiking/climbing, and QUALITY food and drink.

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