August 23, 2017

My Worst Race Ever….

Today I was at track practice and a couple of my runners talked to me about feeling bad during workouts and races.  This reminded me of […]
August 16, 2017

Emulate Those that Inspire….

What are your future plans?  Not just your running plans but your goals and your plan on how to get there?  Do you have an idea […]
August 1, 2017

On Stress Fractures….

We as runners have many foot ailments – one of the most common as caused by our continuous pounding is the stress fracture.  There are other […]
July 18, 2017

Are YOU on MY Trails?

One of my friends was complaining to me this week that she has barely enough room to run some days because of all these “summer warriors” […]
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: […]