This: Thank you Sparkly Soul for posting this today. There's been a slight change in my marathon programming for the spring. I'm still training. I'm still running a marathon. I've just bought myself three more weeks of training and the longest marathon training program ever by running Run for the Red in PA in May instead of traveling to Eugene in April. My motivation wanes during long runs, but … [Read more...] about Train My Brain
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Today we're back at Finish Line Physical Therapy with owner and Physical Therapist, Michael Conlon. This video will teach you how to do a dynamic stretch for both the gastrocmenius and soleus (the calf muscles). Other videos in this series include dynamic stretches for the hips and adductors (inner thigh). All of these stretches are dynamic and best if done both before and after your … [Read more...] about Running Essentials: A Better Calf Stretch
Hi! I hope you're all at home snuggled up on the couch watching the Olympics tonight and feeling more inspired by the minute. Today, I'm honored to be blogging over on the Brooks Blog as a guest blogger (someone pinch me!). I haven't always been a city girl my Tennessee roots still show from time to time in the form of an accent or a "yes ma'am", adjusting to running in a big city took some … [Read more...] about Five Tips for City Running
Today we're heading back to Finish Line Physical Therapy to talk about another essential stretch for all runners (and other athletes). If you missed the first video I did with Mike from FLPT check it out here. Since filming this video with Mike, I've been stretching my adductors religiously in between therapy sessions. Do you stretch your adductors? … [Read more...] about Running Essentials: The Adductor Stretch
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
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