All posts by: Charlie Boeyink

About Charlie Boeyink

Growing up with several family members in healthcare Charlie witnessed what good care is. Some of Charlie's career highlights include: • Graduated summa cum laude from Southwest Minnesota State with a BA in Chemistry and went on to complete his Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT) from the University of Iowa…a perennial Top 5 Physical Therapy Program in the US • Practiced in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy for over 16 years • Currently an adjunct faculty member of Franklin Pierce University’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program • Earned a Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), separating himself in providing specialized care for orthopedic diagnoses • Completed hundreds of hours of continuing education on manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. • Has advanced training and experience in running/triathlon injury management and bio-mechanical run analysis. • Is a Certified Wellness Coach (CWC) from the highly regarded Catalyst Coaching Institute in Denver, CO • Has been fortunate to have worked with several local competitive runners and triathletes • Currently participates and coaches in triathlon and has been able to receive recognition as a top triathlete in his age division • He lives with his wife Sheri in Peoria, Arizona and enjoys running, triathlon, music and serving at his church

Do you know how the Achilles tendon got its name? Google it, I won’t bore you with details 😉 It’s safe to say that it can be a vulnerable spot for runners.  It makes up approximately 25-30% of running related injuries.  Why is this?  Let’s take a look… It gets loaded a LOT — Probably […]

  “RUNNING INJURY SUUUUUCKS!” Scream it out loud with me!! OK, now that we have that off our chest… How should I get back to running after I’ve been injured? Just start running again right? Not so fast. Clearly this will depend on the severity and length of time you’ve been on the shelf so […]

You’ve heard of it right? If you’re a runner, you probably HATE it! As runners we are CURSED with an IT BAND! When I get to heaven, God seriously better have a good explanation of why he created the IT band…on second thought, maybe Satan created it. Why is it such a common injury? What […]

Hey gang! Summer heat is here! Obviously this will effect your training. Remember, you have a range in each of your zones (pace, power or heart rate). It’s normal for your pace and heart rate to rise this time of year. It’s ok to drop into the lower ranges of your zone during a particular […]

Keep tabs on your “Stress Bucket” so it doesn’t overflow. Your stress bucket includes items such as work, training, relationships, etc. Aim at keeping some margin in your daily life. A stress bucket that is consistently overflowing will negatively affect your performance and life in general. On the other hand, a stress bucket that is […]

Chocolate Banana Protein Recovery Smoothie 1.5 cups of almond or coconut milk (or they make 50/50 almond coconut) 1 1/2 cut up frozen bananas 1 scoop of vanilla flavored whey protein 1 tablespoon cocoa Blend until smooth, add a tad of water during blending if too thick Read more about recovery nutrition: Recovery Nutrition: How […]

I think more than ever folks are in-tune with “value.” But do they consider it with their health care? What is the most important part of a visit with your health care practitioner (HCP)? Are they on time? Do they spend time with you? Do they explain your treatment, give great treatment, and give you […]

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