8 Ways Pilates Benefits Runners – Why Pilates is Important to Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries Are you passionate about running? It doesn’t matter if you’re super-speedy or slow, if you love to run just to run or if you’re a little more competitive and plan your...
I have NEVER been a speedy runner… In fact in my mid-twenties I quit running altogether, when I realized that no matter the age bracket I would never be fast enough to be competitive and actually place, much less win a race. Now I look back on this poor attitude as a...
If your goal is to enjoy running healthy and avoiding injury, (which should be the goal of every avid recreational runner and professional athlete) there are a few very important key points to keep in mind while training to ensure you stay healthy and injury-free. I...
Tips for Selecting the Right Running Shoes “Aliesa, I watched your Foot Fitness Training video for Runners & Walkers and I know you said you get the "what shoes to wear" question a lot. At the risk of being one more person with this question, what running shoes...
Articulating the Ankle: Improving Mobility To Point & Flex Your Feet Are you searching for the right exercises for healthy feet? Are your calf muscles tight? Do you ever have heel pain? Do you hop around with toe cramps? or arch cramps? Are you plagued with...
Medial / Lateral Ankle Strength & Multi-Directional Foot Mobility This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance & Body Control Stretching the calf and soleus muscles are important for your lower leg and ankle flexibility,...
How Are You Working: Legs turned Toe-Out, Parallel, or Pigeon? This article is Part 2 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance & Body Control Little, seemingly insignificant posture habits can set you up for problems, pain and injury. ...
Use Spine Twisting To Improve Your Walking & Running Technique There are lots of things you can pay attention to when you walk and run that can improve your pace, stride, form and function. A great arm swing is one of the key factors in not only freeing the arms...
Part One - A Simple Ankle Exercise and Foot Fitness Test for Alignment, Balance Body Control This article is Part 1 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance and Body Control. A really important task that our feet provide for us is...
According to an article published recently in the Wall Street Journal, the opinion of cardiologists is almost unanimous that instead of getting great health benefits from their hours and hours of training time, endurance athletes may in fact be causing excessive...
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