It’s that time of year. Fall sports are in full swing. Hopefully you had a productive pre-season that prepared you for the fall. Here are some tips to keep players safe and injury free this fall.
Now that everyone is ramping up for half marathon and marathon training season, injuries and aches and pains are starting to crop up. The miles are slowly increasing and this means that so is the pain. Sometimes running can be a real pain in the foot, knee, hip pain or back.
At one time or another all runners experience soreness during and after runs. Many of us also unfortunately become injured. What is the difference between the two and should you alter your training regimen?
Put your goal where you can always see it
We’ve all been there. Something begins hurting while on a run one day, and we begin to ponder our next move. We ask ourselves, “Should I finish my run as planned?”
Michelle Hull, race director of the Walpack Wilderness Challenge is looking for athletes on the hunt for a new fitness challenge. In its 5th year, this year’s race will include a 5 mile run and a duathlon (Run 6K, Bike 21K, Run 2K) on a challenging, but picturesque course in the Walpack Valley in the...
One of the most common running injuries is shin splints. People seem to ignore them and brush them off, taking a day or two off of running, taking some Advil and thinking they will go away. This is not the case.
Hamstring pain or injury happens to many athletes during their career. Unfortunately, hamstring pain/strain if left alone will not go away.
Stretching is only one part of the way you should treat a muscle cramp.
One of the questions most people have is, “I have run my race, now what do I do? When do I run again? Should I just take a few days off and do nothing?”
After enjoying some of the post-race festivities after your race, you need to start thinking about recovering.
Many people when they look to increase their speed, begin running intervals or trying to run faster speeds when they are out for longer runs. This strategy may work for a little bit, but probably will plateau after a while, if it even works at all. I
Have you hit a plateau when it comes to losing those last few stubborn pounds? You might want to try Weston Fitness’ HIIT Bootcamp Run which is starting this May and will run every Saturday through the summer.
Have you noticed that when you talk to fitness experts and enthusiasts alike, a key buzzword in every conversation is “the core.” All of our body’s motions and force production involve a properly functioning core, which is essential for all athletes, but especially for distance runners.