Dr.Phil Lombardo DPT We are so excited to have a word this week from master Physical Therapist, full-time health professional, part-time trail runner and constant-time Human, Dr. Phil Lombardo, Board Certified Doctor of Physical Therapy. He shares a few simple tips on tracking toward physical well-being. 12.2 miles! I was at exactly mile 12.2 of an 18-mile trail race up and down a significant incline when my calves and hamstrings started to seize up on me. We’ve all been there. I could jog, but only for about 30 seconds until they would lock up and fight back reminding me I could only walk. How...
This month we are excited to feature a fast rising track star and outstanding role model, Asha Ruth! This Rutgers grad has quickly made a name for herself as a member of an American Record setting relay team.
American 4 x 200 Record Holder
What inspires you?
What inspires me most is being able to inspire others. I train hard and at a high level to hopefully light a fire in other individuals who want to pursue their dreams, whatever it may be. The fruits of my labor have resulted is personal records, American records and overall a following of people of all ages who aspire to follow their dream as I am.
What are your athletic goals for this season? Current goal for the season is to run a 51 high in my 400 and 22 high in my 200. I also would like to compete at more international meets to build my athlete brand along with running fast against different competition.
Asha on the American Record Team USA 4x200 Team
What is the most significant challenge you face in achieving your goal?
Recovering fast enough to be in tip top shape for the next practice in order to give 110%. Some days I feel good, other days my body is hurting from the intensity of practices and gym work.