Tag Archives: Running

Massage and running go hand in hand

Are you new to running and trying to establish a good training routine to keep me injury free? Are not very flexible and have had some injuries in the past when I have trying to run? Massage and running go … Continue reading

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Stabilizing Your “Foot Core”The small muscles in your feet play a big role

By Alex Hutchinson (Runners World) We’ve all heard lots (perhaps too much) about the importance of core stability, provided by the network of muscles around the hips, pelvis and back. An interesting paper in this month’s British Journal of Sports … Continue reading

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Achilles Tendon Injuries: Know the Warning Signs

Achilles Tendon Injuries: Know the Warning Signs by Leigh Boyle One of the most frustrating things about of many of the Achilles Tendon overuse injuries I see, such as Achilles Tendinopathy, is that the majority of them seem to “come … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Staying Motivated for Your First 5K

1. Pick an appropriate training schedule: Begin your training where your fitness level is right now. Just like Goldilocks and the Three Bears, it has to be just right- not too hard and not too easy. Your workouts should challenge … Continue reading

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Rehab: Easy Exercises for Ankle Sprains

Easy Exercises for Ankle Sprains By Editorial Staff (ToYourHealth) Ankle sprains can sideline you for a few days, a few weeks or even longer, depending on the severity, but at some point, after the swelling subsides, it’s important to initiate … Continue reading

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Here’s how to modify your race training to improve speed without wearing your body out.

Three Ways to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time By: Jenny Hadfield (RunnersWorld) I’m training for my third marathon this fall and want to improve my speed without getting hurt. I’ve had a variety of aches and pains through the past two … Continue reading

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Running: How to Avoid Going Out Too Fast in Your Race

You may be excited, but it’s smart to keep your target pace early on. By: Susan Paul (RunnersWorld) Anna asks: I always go out too fast in races, and I know I need to start slower. I am doing my first marathon … Continue reading

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