Scheduled Tuesday, November 13 at The Record’s Community Media Lab
Join us Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at The Record’s Community Media Lab for the last installment of our Injury-Prevention series featuring sports chiropractor Dr. Tim Maggs, family nurse practitioner Christine Cooley and Patrick Lynskey, a USATF certified coach and trainer. These three experts will educate runners on how to reach their goals injury free, adopt proper eating habits, and maintain a good exercise regimen. With the Troy Turkey Trot only a week and a half away, this is an excellent opportunity to finalize your preparations for this annual event. There is no cost for this event.
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The Record Community Media Lab is located at 501 Broadway, Troy, NY, 12180.
Dr Tim Maggs, DC – Dr. Maggs is a specialist in Sports Biomechanics and has been a Sports Chiropractor for 26 years. He is a national lecturer on fitness and conditioning, worked in the New York Giants (professional football) strength department, was the founder and director of the Team Stick Kenyan Running Program, gives 25 seminars a year to doctors on the importance of structural biomechanics, and has completed 16 marathons. Dr. Maggs is the founder of the Structural Management Program, Structural Fingerprint Exam™, and Maggs Muscle Management™ Program. As The Running Dr., Dr. Maggs is a monthly contributor to: New England Runner, Florida Running & Triathlon, and Chiropractic Products; and a frequent contributor to many other running publications.
Christine Cooley, MS FNP-C – Chris Cooley is a certified family and gastroenterolgy nurse practitioner with over 15 years committed to health and wellness promotion providing medical management for patient’s experiencing acute and chronic illnesses. Treatment has included a range of topics from weight management, nutrition, IBS, colitis, Crohns disease, celiac sprue, heartburn, ulcers as well as primary care. She integrates traditional medicine with alternative treatments with great appreciation for herbal therapies as well as a simplified diet to achieve balance of mind, body and spirit. She is a professional speaker promoting preventative therapies as well use of safe products. Chris has been a recreational runner since high school cross country/indoor & outdoor track at Catholic Central HS. She was a consultant for this year’s Freihofer’s Run for Women and will be offering her expertise during out Virtual Training Program as well as at several upcoming clinics.
Patrick Lynskey – Patrick Lynskey is a USATF Level 1 Coach and the Operations Director for Troy Turkey Trot and the Freihofer’s Run for Women. He is an avid, competitive age group runner and veteran of two ultra-marathons including The Comrades Marathon in South Africa, nine marathons including the Boston Marathon, several half marathons and numerous shorter-distance races. Patrick has been an assistant Cross Country coach at the college level and is an NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) certified personal trainer. Patrick believes in functional training, with an emphasis on core strength and flexibility as a basis for good running form and injury prevention. Getting to the start line in good shape and healthy is the first step in getting to the finish line.