Blog

Filter by tag: Back Pain Running
Page 1 of 20
Runners are irrefutably dedicated to their training. Unfortunately, sometimes that dedication comes at a price. Regardless of whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been training for years, you’ve likely experienced some of the extremely common bodily annoyances that come with running. Whether it be small muscle aches or a lack of bladder control, most runners have lived through it at some point.  But, there’s good news! Because so many runners have experienced...
Posted on 2020-03-25
The most famous story on the effects of visualization tells of a soldier held captive during the Vietnam War. While he was in captivity, he maintained his sanity and passed the time by mentally playing 18 holes of golf every day. He walked a familiar golf course every day, feeling the sun on his back and the wind moving across the course. Each day, he played a long, perfect game of golf. When he was eventually released and returned home, he visited the same golf course he had used in his visua...
Posted on 2020-03-11
For most athletes, devoting time to rest and recovery is like balancing a checkbook…you know it’s important, but it’s hard to appreciate the value.  Spending money is fun and exciting only if you have the money to spend, just like crushing a hard workout is fun and rewarding only if you have the energy reserves and capability. Rest and recovery are underappreciated and underutilized training variables that are critical to optimal performance and injury prevention. ...
Posted on 2020-02-26
“You need more power!” “No, you need to run faster!” “What’s a tempo? Do I need to do those tempo things if I’m doing the marathon?” “How many miles do I need to run a half marathon?” “Are intervals and repeats the same thing?” These are all questions every competitive runner (or intrigued would-be-runner) have asked their coach, the internet, or their friend who runs. Unfortunately, there are several myths and even mor...
Posted on 2020-02-12
When it comes to the fitness gains you make, wouldn’t it be great if any forward progress were permanent? Once you hit that PR, you’d never fail it again. Once you ran your perfect 5k time, the only place to go would be forward – no fear of slipping back and losing precious seconds. Only, life isn’t like that and our bodies don’t work that way. At some point in your athletic career (maybe now, if you’re reading this), you’ve probably had to take a bre...
Posted on 2020-01-29
Page 1 of 20

Share this page