Prevent running injuries. Strategies for injury recovery.
Researchers at Stanford University enlisted the help of ultramarathon runners and found that paper surgical tape helps in blister prevention.
After a cold, dark winter, few things feel better than a hot and sunny summer run. Just like winter has its own seasonal injuries, like frostbite and ice wipeouts, the hot summer weather is […]
Contrary to popular belief, muscle cramps are not solely the result of dehydration and electrolyte loss, but are likely more a result of muscle overload and fatigue. It is hard to do research on […]
I’ve been plagued by a nagging hip injury for the past year and a half or so. As a result, I have been carted around to several physiotherapists, chiropractors and sports med doctors (maybe […]
Q: I often see runners with muscles all taped up. Should I invest in kinesiology tape for my sore muscles or can I do without? A: The intent behind kinesiology tape and the […]
So you got yourself a really nasty injury. While some injuries just need a little downtime and extra care, this one is major. You can’t run. No road. No trail. You can’t even swing a […]
The winter months are a time of year when many runners focus on building an aerobic base for the upcoming racing season. This is also an opportune time to start hitting the weights. Building […]
Q: My knee hurts during cold-weather running. What’s going on? A: You’ve heard it before: strength straining and stretching are your friends. A nagging runner’s knee can be a sign that you need to […]
By Jon-Erik Kawamoto Your skeleton is essentially a stack of joints. By design, certain joints are meant to move more while others are meant to stabilize. Prolonged sitting while at work or when travelling […]
As a runner, my hips have always given me trouble. I’ve had teammates joke that, dissimilar to Shakira, my hips are, in fact, pathological liars. After a year of struggling with trading pain back […]