As kids, we all just ran because it felt good. We didn’t worry about form or technique. As adults, many of us still run with no thought to our form or technique. But is that ideal? Aren’t there some basics that beginner and even experienced runners should know? Can experienced runners actually change the way they […]
Do you go to the shoe store and get overwhelmed by the many choices? Do you often choose shoes based on how they look, only later to realize they hurt your feet? Debbie came to me after a two-week trip to Israel with an acute case of achilles tendonitis. She told me that she did […]
The following is a guest post by Dr. Kevin Capata, PT, DPT, CSCS. This article first appeared on rauschpt.net. I am really stiff and feel super tight! I should probably stretch more often or go to yoga or something right?! The all too common question that I get on a daily basis. And the all too common […]
A few years back I saw a YouTube video by Todd Kenyon, PhD from www.TTBIKEFIT.com. He was comparing the two primary running styles of elite ironman triathletes. He called the 2 running styles, gazelles and gliders.
Every year at this time I wake up early to watch the Chicago marathon. The excitement and energy of all those people pursuing a goal that they have worked hard to complete always makes me smile while also making me a little jealous that I am not out there as well. Last year I had […]