November 24, 2018

On Planned Rest……

A runner likes to run almost to the point that, especially if you include those that have long streaks of not missing a day, it becomes […]
November 6, 2018

On Foot Problems – Gout

Gout – ugh – sounds like a terrible thing to have and a terrible thing to have in your FOOT, especially as a runner.  When you […]
August 14, 2018

On Injuries – Ankle Fractures

It’s been a while, but I will again go to an expert, Dr. Nicole Heyward to explain an ankle fracture to us runners.  She already went […]
July 24, 2018

Form Form Form…..

A runner’s form is like his or her’s handwriting.  It is a natural way of using arms and legs and propelling yourself forwards.   Over a short […]
May 21, 2018

On Running Injuries……Mine, Yours and Ours….

Last week I posted about sesamoid injuries in the foot.  Someone then asked me something to the tone of, “I have an injury of such and […]
May 15, 2018

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot

It’s been a while since I added a running foot injury to by blog.   I thank Dr. Nicole Heyward for providing me with the information on […]
March 5, 2018

The New Hokas are Too Narrow! On New Shoe Models

About a month ago 3 of my running friends were having a conversation during our morning run: Runner 1, “Have you tried the new Hokas?” Runner […]
February 13, 2018

On Running Pain vs. Soreness….and Resting

Over the last 2 weeks I have talked to several runners who have been injured and have been suffering on and off for quite some time.  […]
January 2, 2018

2017….. A Year in Review

Everyone is different and there are people who break every trend.  Different goals demand different mileage patterns to accomplish personal goals.  My contention is that the […]
December 4, 2017

On Running and Rest…..

People hear the word “rest” and thoughts of a bed and warm covers come into their head.  Lazy mornings with waking up super late and maybe […]
December 4, 2017

On Sportsmanship……

When I was in 3rd grade I had a classmate, (we will call him Roy Jones), scream in people’s faces when he scored a touchdown or […]
September 26, 2017

On Ankle Sprains – What Do We Do After They Happen?

Every year or so I sprain my ankle while running.  It is annoying – I hit a small rut or hole in the ground and – […]
September 12, 2017

A Healthy Family Helps a Healthy Runner

An important aspect of running is the effect it has on others in your family.  Yes, you may be the only runner in the house, but […]
September 4, 2017

On PTTDs…. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

As a runner, we tend to get many types of injuries, primarily due to overuse injuries to our feet.  Your body, as great a machine as […]
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