Karly Howard, Nike Charity Runner

November 12th, 2013|Comments Off on Karly Howard, Nike Charity Runner

My name is Karly Howard, and I am a Nike Charity marathon runner. I use massage therapy before and after races because it gives my muscles and tendons the best chance to recover from heavy workloads. Every runner knows that quick recovery from strenuous workouts is essential for consistent, continuous training. If you’ve pushed hard and wind up with overloaded, sore, stiff, and contracted muscles, massage may be just what you need to keep you on track with your training schedule. I recently started going to the Manton Massage clinic to help me recover from one marathon and prepare for the next.

My massage therapist at the Manton Clinic is Reuben, and he helps me recover and prevent injuries in a number of different ways. The first massage I received from Reuben helped me recover from the Denver marathon. The massage also prepared me for the Cape Cod marathon. I had one month in between two marathons. Reuben not only helps me recover, but he gave me techniques I could bring on the road with me to prepare for my Cape […]