Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, the tissue on the sole of the foot. It is often caused by overuse of the plantar fascia or arch tendon of the foot. The two ends of the tendon attach at the bottom of the toes and at the front of the heel bone by means of fascia, a strong fibrous membrane. The plantar tendon keeps the arch of … Continue reading Avoid running with Plantar Fasciitis
Am I the only one out there that is suffering from hip flexor pain after running??? I have a feeling I’m not. Are you running long distances and experiencing some pain in your hip? Tight? Muscle strain? I’m going to give you some useful tips on preventing, controlling and treating hip flexor pain. Seeing that I have Scoliosis, it is not just a “back problem”; it … Continue reading Having pain in your hips while running.
If you have been running for a while, I’m sure your very familiar with the infamous foam roller. Although this thing is a pain in the butt..literally, its extremely helpful. Rolling improves circulation, which gets the body ready for a workout and helps it recover afterward. And because rolling breaks down knots that limit range of motion, it preps muscles for stretching. Instead of simply lengthening the … Continue reading Learn to love your Foam Roller