How to Select the Best Minimalist Footwear for You

How to Select the Best Minimalist Footwear for You

Are you a runner looking for ways to build foot muscle strength and guard against injury? Consider making the switch to minimalist shoes. Unlike traditional footwear, which can restrict the movement of key muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments, minimalist shoes are...
Key active warm-ups for your next run

Key active warm-ups for your next run

Running, as a collective sport and passion, is a regular source of clashing ideologies and approaches to training, but one observation has generally endured across runners and coaches of all experience levels: active warm-ups almost always trump static stretches as an...
How Visualization Techniques Can Improve Running

How Visualization Techniques Can Improve Running

As I explored in a previous blog, mindful thought has been increasingly linked to stronger running performance (and sports-based performance in general), and this notion is unsurprising, given the common observation that running is 90 percent mental. It is true;...
Debunking Three Myths About Running Injuries

Debunking Three Myths About Running Injuries

Injuries are an unfortunate, albeit common, part of distance running; they stem from an almost countless list of factors, from muscular imbalances to improper footwear. Regardless of the reason, an injury can be both physically painful and mentally draining as you...
The Don’ts of Cold Weather Running

The Don’ts of Cold Weather Running

Even with winter in its latter stages, cold weather continues to grip many parts of the country — in some cases, quite harshly. For runners, this means coming to terms with intense, chilly conditions that must be handled properly to ensure both safety and...