How to Deal with Aches and Pains from Running
A guide for how to deal with aches and pains from running to help keep you pain-free.
How to Beat Hamstring Strains
If the pain is mild enough that you can still walk relatively comfortably and your strength doesn’t seem to be affected, try these exercises to get yourself on the mend.
How to Prevent and Treat Plantar Fasciitis
Have you ever felt a nagging, sharp pain in your heel that doesn’t seem to quite go away? When it comes to heel pain, plantar fasciitis is frequently the culprit. Plantar fasciitis can affect just one foot or both of the feet. What is the plantar fascia? The flat, thick ligament that extends from the […]
How to Deal with a Mild Sprained Ankle
If you’re a runner, chances are you’ve rolled an ankle at some point. Maybe more than once. Most of the time, you can walk it off. But as most runners know, it just takes one misstep to end up with a sprained ankle. A sprained ankle occurs when one or more of the ligaments surrounding […]
How to Avoid Hip Pain
Whether you’re a runner or non-runner, walker or jogger, or anything in between, hip pain is a common problem. There can be many different causes of hip pain, but one common trend seems to emerge—tightness and weakness in the hip muscles usually come with it. Luckily, there are many ways to strengthen and stretch the […]
How to Deal with Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis (PF) is one of the most common causes of foot pain in both runners and non-runners alike. If left untreated, it can become painful enough that it stops you in your tracks. No runner wants that. PF can start as a manageable tightness, ache or pain in the arch of the foot or […]
6 Tips to Keep You Running Healthy, Strong, and Injury Free
Injuries aren’t an inevitable part of running! In fact, adding just a few proactive measures to your training routine can make a huge difference.
Squats for Runners: Your New Best Friend
If we could pick one exercise to recommend to all runners, it would be squats. Squats can help improve knee stability, leg power, and body awareness, as well as prevent common running injuries. Knee Stability One of the biggest squat myths is that squats are bad for your knees. False! This myth comes from a […]
How to Prevent Injury by Improving Your Running Cadence
Runners with a low cadence are likely to overstride and are at a higher risk of injury. How you can prevent injury by improving your cadence.
How to Deal with Runner’s Knee
“Runner’s knee” is one of the more common forms of knee pain experienced by runners. It starts as a nagging, vague discomfort in and around the kneecap area. Then, it can quickly escalate to a more sharp and acute pain. It usually is felt most during or after running, when going downstairs or walking downhill. […]