As runners, there are many things we need to have when we go out for a run, or even a walk. But the most important piece a runner should carry is a GOOD pair of running shoes. Even though you may have a closet full of sneakers, sitting there collecting dust, they are not a good choice. It is important to wear proper … Continue reading The right running shoes for you
Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone. They are caused by the repetitive use of force, often by overdoing, such as repeatedly jumping or running long distances. Stress fractures can also come from normal use of a bone that’s been weakened by a condition such as osteoporosis. Stress fractures are most common on bones that carry weight. Runners are more susceptible to stress … Continue reading Are you running with a stress fracture?
As most of you know, I am a KT Tape superfan, and believer in their product. In case you don’t know much about the tape, you can read my past two posts on KT Tape. Here is a video that explains what it is: KT Tape has tons of different applications. I love the tape because I can use it on almost any pain. It is … Continue reading MY Tips to make the KT Tape stick!
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
Staying well hydrated is important to everyone, but to runners it is VITAL! It can impair our performance so it is important to stay hydrated. Water is the most important nutrient for life and has many important functions including regulating temperature, lubricating joints and transporting nutrients and waste throughout the body. You should always be drinking water or a sports drink through out the day, especially … Continue reading Stay hydrated!!!