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Learn more about how proper self-care and nutrition can help you achieve your peak performance.

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September 18th, 2013

“Take Care of Your Body” Interactive Seminar

WHAT: “Take Care of Your Body” Interactive Seminar, hosted by the Dashing Whippets and Finish Line Physical Therapy
WHEN: Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Finish Line Physical Therapy (119 W. 23rd St. #304; punch in 2711# to access the building)
RSVP: via the Dashing Whippets Meet-Up

As runners, we’re all on the eternal quest for that secret ingredient to success. How can we get faster? What will push us over the edge in achieving that elusive PR? Most running experts agree: it isn’t just one magical thing, but rather a combination of elements that work together to help us achieve our peak performance.

Most runners know you have to put in the training to see results. What we oftentimes forget are the other pieces of the puzzle: proper self-care and nutrition.

Join Michael Conlon of Finish Line Physical Therapy and Nicci Schock of Nutrition for Athletes for an interactive “Take Care of Your Body” presentation on Monday, October 21, at 7:00 p.m., at Finish Line Physical Therapy.

Michael will demonstrate specific techniques to release trigger points, knots, and adhesions that can result from training – and restrict you in achieving full functional movement. You’ll be active for this portion of the presentation, so make sure to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.

Nicci, both a nutritionist and licensed massage therapist, will talk about specific ways to support your digestion – a key indicator of your overall health. Nicci will discuss why digestive health is important to racing, how to know if your digestion is good, and three easy-to-incorporate practices to make sure your health is in PR shape.

** All participants will receive a 20% discount off any Trigger Point Products purchased at the event from Finish Line Physical Therapy PLUS a complimentary 30-minute phone session and 20% discount on packages (expires 11/21/2013) from Nutrition for Athletes. **

Finish Line Physical Therapy is a dynamic athletic community that specializes in treating the complete athlete. Finish Line PT seeks to evaluate and treat the entire body as a functional whole—a fresh alternative to conventional methods of physical therapy that generally isolate individual joints or body parts. For more information, visit

The Dashing Whippets Running Team is a New York based running team that is founded on, and driven by, the diversity of our team members. With team members from all over the city, the country and the world, and with greatly different running goals, we find unity in recognizing and appreciating each others differences and our mutual enjoyment of running and participating in the New York running community and beyond. For more information, visit

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