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Base Running Skills

When people think of the sport of baseball, they commonly assume a normal day of training should consist of your basic batting, pitching and fielding drills. However, a major area of the sport is more than likely left out of most practices and training sessions. This area is “base running,” and as simple as it […]

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Understanding The Functional Movement Screening

Think running is simple? That all you have to do is lace up your shoes and go? While in large part that’s true, before you run, it’s important to know if you’re doing it right. If you aren’t, you run the risk of getting injured. Pun intended. That’s why Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance […]

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To Carb Load or Not? That Is The Question!

I want to apologize to all of the carb lovers out there. Most of us will (sadly) never need to carb load. If your competition or event lasts less than an hour, your body already has enough glycogen stored to perform at its peak. All of those die hard 5K-ers, track and field athletes, swimmers, […]

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Making Pain Free Workouts A Reality For Older Adults

So you’re getting older – 40, 50, 60 plus. You’re still active. You still make exercise a priority, and you’ve come to accept that a painful workout is just part of getting older. But it doesn’t have to be. Not at all. In fact, there shouldn’t be any pain while you go through the various […]

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What to Do When It Is Too Cold to Train Outside: How to Survive the Winter

I already know what you’re thinking, “too cold to train outside? nonsense!” But there are certain conditions (freezing temperatures, icy roads, wintery precipitation, etc) that will send even the most die-hard endurance athletes indoors. For those of us who are more casual runners and cyclists, we may hit our threshold for inclement weather long before […]

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Performance Coach – Danielle Kerns NSCA-CSCS, USAW, CF-L1

Danielle Kearns, NSCA-CSCS, USAW, CF-L1, PN-1 originally from Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Business from Lynchburg College. While attending Lynchburg College she interned at Liberty University, Athletic Republic, and BodyFix NYC. She was also the coach of Eastern Carolina Glass High School JV Women’s Lacrosse Team, […]

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Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance Named Performance Sponsors of RE Strong Run

Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance Named Performance Sponsors of RE Strong Run On April 25, families will take to the waterfront streets of Urbanna, Va. for a 10K and 5K event to raise money in support of cancer research.   Newport News, Va. — Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Performance are pleased to announce […]

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Tidewater Performance Trainers Earn Top Certifications

As part of its continuing education mission to bring the most innovative and research-based performance services to its clients, Tidewater Performance coaches complete additional training and earn the industry’s top certifications.   Tidewater Performance Centers are pleased to announce its coaches and personal trainers have completed advanced education and earned additional training certifications, making them […]

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Train Smarter, Not Harder: Include Intervals in Your Training Plan

People often ask me to help them with training plans for running and triathlon. I help create them but always with a disclaimer that I am not their coach. I am not anyone’s coach (other than my patients during our treatment sessions) because I try to use any time outside of work that isn’t already […]

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Training for My First 8K: So I have Started to Run, What Next?

The reason that I run is mainly for stress relief. I enjoy the time to think and I enjoy escaping the world as I ponder nature and the minutiae of everyday life (while listening to really good music).   Truthfully, I don’t need to race. I am doing the race as a way to contribute to […]

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