You all know how much I love ASICS, well they have released a pretty awesome shoe. It’s called the GEL-Quantum 360. It is made with, well, 360 degrees of gel. It is made to fit like a glove and to give you a bit more cushion and support. It has a full-length Trusstic System spring loads every step with energy for explosive momentum, and the sleek, Seamless … Continue reading GEL runs deep with these ASICS.
I was recently sent a complimentary pair of shoes from ASICS. I already run in the ASICS GT-2000 and have been for years now. Thanks to ASICS for loving and following my blog they sent me a pair of Gel-Kayano 21 to take out for a run. One major thing that I noticed was the bounce back. It was an incredibly light form of support. … Continue reading “It’s like running on clouds.”
How many of you wear compression socks or sleeves while you run? Do you use it for recovery? Even though some might say compression gear might be more in our heads than actually effective, I use them as part of my recovery. I used to run with compression sleeves on my calves but I noticed too much constriction in my legs making them feel heavy … Continue reading Crazy for Compression
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??
Shin splints are probably a runner’s worst nightmare!! I know they are mine, and I struggle when they attack! But there are different kinds of shin splints pain. There is anterior and posterior shin splints. Anterior shin splints is having pain in the front of the leg right below the knee; the tibialas anterior. The posterior shin splints is pain along the inside edge of the … Continue reading Prevent shin splints.