July 11, 2017

On Having Fun…

I was watching one of my runners today and she seemed a bit tense.  Her shoulders were tight and she seemed a bit off when we […]
July 3, 2017

On Bunions…..

Here continues my series on foot problems, many of which are made worse by ill-fitting shoes and affect runners.  I surround myself with professionals that help […]
June 20, 2017

On Ingrown Toenails…..

Unfortunately a relatively common injury due to the repeated stress of our pounding is an ingrown toenail.  It may be annoying and trivial at first, but […]
June 6, 2017

On Ganglion Cysts….

We runners continually get odd injuries and one of them is a Ganglion Cyst.  According to my friend and runner personal trainer podiatrist Nicole Hayward: ” […]
May 30, 2017

On Leaving a Race….Quickly!

For those of you that like to race often enough, you probably know that the exit strategy to leave the race is almost as important as […]
May 23, 2017

On Track Workouts….

My old high school coach used to tell me: “You have to run faster to be able to run faster“. In the simplest terms, you have […]
May 17, 2017

Why Do You Run?

People ask me all the time why I like running.  While everyone has their own reasons, my main one is that I really like to do […]
April 25, 2017

On Achilles Tendinitis….

Here is our 3rd in our series of nagging running injuries.  Again, I turn to my PT friend Jessica Garcia to help us with Achilles tendinitis….. […]
April 12, 2017

Where Have You Been?

You are questioning yourself…..  Those doubts…. I was injured and how can I come back?  I gained weight – how can I come back?  I was […]
April 5, 2017

Cutting Those Corners

When you run, do you follow the road and its turns and corners and sharp lefts? Or do you try to always run straight, point to […]
March 27, 2017

Nutrition Fuels Running….

When my running took a slower turn in my early 40’s I thought it was the final slowdown – we all get older and we all […]
February 22, 2017

Is Going to the Gym for Everyone?

Obviously the answer is no.  But what are the alternatives that are cost effective and can have a huge effect that do not take too much […]
February 14, 2017

Running…the Cheapest Sport!

If you are thrifty like me as a former accountant or just looking for one of the most optimal workouts that gets you in shape the […]
February 8, 2017

Shin Splints -Why the Pain?

I turn again to my running physical therapist friend Jessica Garcia here in Paramus, NJ for answers to those nagging shin splints!   Here you go: […]
January 31, 2017

Winter IS Half OVER!

Do you realize that winter is half over?  That means 2 things.  Yes, we have a few more weeks of cold weather, snow and black ice […]
January 24, 2017

On Treadmills….

Treadmill running……or “dreadmill” running as people often call it.  You have the choice to run outside, but unfortunately, there is ice or subzero temperatures or you […]
January 18, 2017

On Lessons Learned…..

Sometimes you don’t know if you have gone too far until someone tells you that you did.  The lines are blurred until you are told not […]
January 11, 2017

On Fun Running…

I sit here at school watching 4th graders run around during gym class and I see the joy i their faces. It is such a nice […]
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