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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
January 3, 2017

2016 – A Year In Review – Your Running

If you had to summarize your running year in one word, what would it be? Mine would be “Almost”.  I ran my 3rd best Manchester Classic, […]
December 20, 2016

2016 – A Year in Review – Your Mindset

A lot of runners get defeated by events during the year….  They have been trying to run as often as they can and kids, work, injuries, […]
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