Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Karen Litzy, MSPT host of the radio show Healthy, Wealthy & Smart. She has generously offered to answer some questions here each month. If you missed the first two Q & A's check out these posts: Foam Rolling: Things You May not Know about Your Cylindrical BFF Runner's Foe: Shin Splints Today we're discussing when to stop ignoring pain and when … [Read more...] about Stop Ignoring Pain: 5 Signs It’s Time to See a Doctor
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Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Karen Litzy, MSPT host of the radio show Healthy, Wealthy & Smart. She has generously offered to answer some questions here each month. If you missed the first Q & A check it out here. This month's Q&A is all about shin splints. Q: We've all heard of the shin splints, but what exactly is it? A: Shin splints, also called medial tibial stress … [Read more...] about Runner’s Foe: Shin Splints
Truth: Some weeks there is nothing I love more than taking a day or two off from working out. At times rest days are tastier than a cupcake from my favorite Upper East Side bakery. Truth: Some weeks I despise rest days. I know I need it. I take them and yet my legs no matter how tired they are, yearn to run, lunge or spin. My brain seeks relief from the thoughts that weigh me down in the form of … [Read more...] about The “Take a Day Off Dilemma”
One of my favorite things about running blogs is reading about their training progression and seeing their training plan in action. I love getting a glimpse of what works and what doesn't for each runner. That being said, after sharing a few core workouts with you, I've decided to also post my 10 week 1/2 marathon training program. If you're looking for a plan to use or to build your own plan off … [Read more...] about 10 Week 1/2 Marathon Training Plan
I hit a bit of a writing block today, so I headed to my Facebook wall to find out your fitness questions. Ellie wrote that she wants to know how to get past a plateau. Without having more information about her specific plateau, here are five things you can do to push past a plateau. 1. Mix up your diet. When was the last time you tried a new vegetable or had millet instead of brown rice? … [Read more...] about Five Five Ways to Push Past a Plateau
I'm still a little in awe of how exciting this week is getting. You'll be pleased to know that there is only one NYCM per year and therefore, I'll resume to writing about other fitness topics next week, but for now it's all marathon all the time on FCITC. Yesterday, was part one of my Q&A session with Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer at Runner's World. Today he tackles two more questions … [Read more...] about Bart Yasso Answers Your Last Minute NYCM Questions Part 2