Category: Injury prevention

  • New Shoes, who Dis?

    New Shoes, who Dis?

    Things happen that we may not be prepared for. Such as, needing a new car, or your dog faking an injuring so you stop taking them on your run. But what you aren’t prepared for is the shoe brand you’ve been running in for 12 years, now suddenly causing a problem! Yup! That is my…

  • Give your stress wings and let it fly away..

    Give your stress wings and let it fly away..

    If you say you don’t have any stress, you are fooling yourself. Everyone on this planet has stress as some point. I have come across an incredible way to de-stress, relieve pain, and help with insomnia! I have been using it for a couple of days now and it has made a difference! It is…

  • Migraines, 90% of us suffer from them. Here’s an option to battle them.

    Migraines, 90% of us suffer from them. Here’s an option to battle them.

    Raise your hand if you have ever had a migraine in your life? It keeps you locked in a dark room, no noise for days at a time. I know many, if not all of you have had this happen at least once. A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or pulsing sensation, usually on…

  • KT Tape is always saving me

    KT Tape is always saving me

    It always saves me, it keeps me running pain free #kttape

  • It’s just the beginning..

    It’s just the beginning..

    Last week was the first week in a while that I stopped going to physical therapy. It seemed that each time I went, it was doing more harm than good. I am aware that I am very unique and simple, traditional forms of therapy won’t work. Unfortunately, after much discussion, it seemed best that I…

  • May your nipples bleed less than expected!

    May your nipples bleed less than expected!

    Chafing, a runner’s nightmare! EEK! Have you ever chaffed from running? In those hard to reach, or right in front places?? Luckily, I have never had any full-blown chafing just minor incidents. But let me share some tips with you so you prevent it from happening to YOU. What causes you to chafe? It is…

  • You had me at…ASICS

    You had me at…ASICS

    It’s time to talk shoes! Yes I love a good pair of running shoes. More specifically, ASICS. Which reminds me of the latest nickname you have come up with for me, the ASICS runner <3. And I truly appreciated you all lacing up your ASICS for me when I was in the hospital. It was…

  • Scoliosis Awareness Month 2015

    Scoliosis Awareness Month 2015

    It’s the first day of June. We are already halfway done with the year. Crazy huh? That also means it’s Scoliosis Awareness Month. Every week I’ll post a Scoliosis related post across my social media accounts so make sure you are following. I want to bring awareness to this condition being that so many are…

  • What a pain in the…heel?

    What a pain in the…heel?

    In running we find that sometimes we get injured. Sometimes we hurt in places where we didn’t know we could hurt! But here is a fairly common injury, the Achilles. When I ran the goofy challenge, it was one of new injuries I got. It hurt to put pressure on my heel and to flex…

  • Cramps explained

    Cramps explained

    Many of us have had cramps before. Not to be confused with side stitches. Even though side stitches pose similar symptoms they are not cramps. Side stitches are usually caused by improper breathing, or overstretching your diaphragm. Those can easily be taken care of my putting pressure on the side stitch while regulating your breathing.…