The first year I went to college, I experienced the benefits of a athletic training room. In high school, we had absolutely nothing. If we got hurt we went to the coach and if that didn’t help we went to the doctor. But in college, they had an athletic trainer who would work
After moving back to New York, I was given a great opportunity to get a start working at my local YMCA to start a running program there. One of the first questions that I was asked after starting that program was about breathing. How am I supposed to breathe while running?
The Elliptical… or any stationary cardio machine for that matter, is BORING! when there is nothing but a wall right in front of you, staring at the one discrepancy in the paint for 30 to 60 minutes can drive you nuts. I can’t imagine anyone
As I progressed through the years, I used to follow tons of runners in my state and how they progressed through the years. One of those runners in New York was Kyle Merber. As a New Yorker I am very proud to see him get to the level he has achieved and I
One of the first running blogs I ever followed online was RunBlogger.com. It was one of a few blogs on running that really got me into my own blog here. The author of RunBlogger, Peter Larson, does an amazing job detailing and describing different kinds of running shoes. Because of these reviews,
If you are struggling with injuries, you may want to consider your running form! Making changes to how you run is as important to improving your speed as the daily grind of endurance training. In this video I sit down with James Dunne of Kinetic Revolution, a physiotherapist and running form specialist
Running in college was a huge blessing to my career. I made wonderful friends and had wonderful experiences. One of my friends and teammates from SUNY Cortland married a girl who works as an outreach partner with her local running shop to provide information to live healthy through nutrition and lifestyle coaching.
A runner on the LetsRun forum asked about the criticism on two training methods from the 70’s and 80’s that he thought needed explaining. These two criticisms were stretching is more or less useless before a run (and probably should be avoided), and high mileage is bad, and the better programs (college,
When I first got into running was when I was in 8th grade. I ran modified cross country for Chenango Forks just outside of Binghamton, NY. One race we went to was located in Hickories Park in Owego, NY where I saw this long haired kid from a small town called Marathon a
When I was in high school we used to run Fartleks in the the beginning of the season to get in shape a little quicker. Fartlek is a swedish term that means “speed play”. Ultimately running a fartlek run would consist of varying paces in order to get the mileage you