What is Running Technique?

“I’ve got legs, I can run…”  Nobody has actually said that to me but I bet that’s what many are thinking!  For some reason we never think about HOW to run.  We learn to swim.  We learn to swing a bat or a racquet in the most optimal,...
4 Reasons You’re Not Breaking PBs.

4 Reasons You’re Not Breaking PBs.

If you’ve been running for a few years you will have inevitably experienced either a performance plateau or a dip in enthusiasm.  I’ve written before on different ways to ‘spice up your run life’ and change things up to rekindle that love.  But what if this...
A Heel Strike is Nasty

A Heel Strike is Nasty

Injuries are so common in endurance sport and the heel strike is the devil. Most people would have you believe that injury is normal. It’s not. Luckily, more and more people are seeing the benefits of a mid-foot or forefoot strike over a heel strike. When landing in...
How to Structure a Warm Up

How to Structure a Warm Up

The purpose of a warm up is to prime your muscles, your nervous system and your brain for the rigors of what you are about to undertake.  Depending on the duration and intensity, you could be putting your body under tremendous stress so you want to ease into that and...