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exercises for triathletes

Give it a Tri: injury prevention exercises for triathletes

March 18th, 2020

The 37th Annual Chicago Triathlon featured roughly 10,000 athletes this past August of 2019 and one of TFI’s team members happened to be one of them.  Caroline Kurdej competed in the Collegiate Division, running up against other current college and university students, but she didn’t leave anyone out of the scope of her competition. The

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Bend So You Don’t Break: the Importance of Stretching

March 12th, 2020

Stretching is an activity that everyone should include in their daily routines as a way to keep the muscles and joints strong, flexible and healthy. Consistency, maintenance and a high volume of tension from stretching ensure you keep the range of motion you create.  Static Static stretching is a technique where the muscle is stretched to

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“The mind controls the body.”

January 31st, 2020

Dan Maycunich walked in through the door, fresh out of a workout. Was it a good one? “When I sweat, that means I work hard,” he chuckled. He typically works out Tuesday and Friday mornings. When he’s not at The Fit Institute, he walks around outside. Dan started at half a mile, but over the

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