As runners we focus on our muscles and how we move. Sometimes some muscles or areas are neglected. Most common area that runners forget about are your hamstrings. Your hamstrings are one of three muscles that is along the back on your thigh. It is important to runners because it allows you to bend your leg at the knee! So FYI, we use it A … Continue reading Keep your Hamstrings Happy.
I hear the word shin splints and I cringe! It is a common running injury we sometimes get! I know I have written and talked about it before, but I am refreshing your memory to help you out! MOST COMMON CAUSES: Overpronation Improper or not enough stretching Worn out/ Improper shoes Running surfaces Running form Having Anterior shin splints, which is towards the outside of … Continue reading Are you having problems with shin splints??
SCIATIC NERVE- The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back, down your buttock along the back or side of your leg down into your foot. Pain or numbness occurs when the nerve is irritated or compressed Hip and back conditions are often interrelated, and there’s often a nasty domino effect of injuries. For example, tense lower-back muscles can contribute to piriformis syndrome which in turn can … Continue reading Dealing with running with Sciatic, hip, and lower back pain