The Best Way to Prevent Painful Shin Splints Before they Start (Hint: It Could be Your Running Form)

The Best Way to Prevent Painful Shin Splints Before they Start (Hint: It Could be Your Running Form) Shin splints oftentimes sideline even many seasoned runners and can be among the most nagging of running injuries.  Also, medically-classified as “tibial stress syndrome”, an athlete’s running form is one key mechanics indicator to predict their susceptibility …

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How to Improve your Running form to Avoid Injury

How to Improve your Running form to Avoid Injury Instead of concentrating on the mind-boggling and exhausting technicalities to avoid running injuries & improve running form, adhere to these basic, actionable, and, easy-to-implement running tricks. Not only will improving your running form drastically cut your risk of running injuries, however, you’ll likewise enjoy it progressively and …

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7 Effective Stretches to Relieve Tight Hamstrings and Prevent Running Injuries

7 Effective Stretches to Relieve Tight Hamstrings and Prevent Running Injuries Tight hamstrings can be a major contributor to several different types of pain or orthopedic injury. Running injuries, back pain, hip pain, and knee pain can all be stemmed from short and tight hamstrings. Use these 7 effective stretches to relieve tight hamstrings to …

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Gait Retraining: 4 Red Flags to Look Out For In Your Running Form

Gait Retraining: 4 Red Flags to Look Out For In Your Running Form Contributed Piece By: Dr. Rebecca Shultz, PhD in Biomechanics Gait training is the clinical term for learning to walk or run. Gait retraining then is learning to walk or run again. This relearning may need to occur after an injury and after an …

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5 Running Form Techniques Every Runner Should Know

5 Running Form Techniques Every Runner Should Know Informal poll: how often do you spend time thinking about your running form? For the most of us, our guess is “not often, if at all”. There’s something intimidating about running form that makes it seem like it’s only relevant for professional or elite runners. But, running form …

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Safety Tips for Running in Hot Weather [Infographic]

Safety Tips for Running in Hot Weather [Infographic] As we head into the height of the summer season, it’s hard to not enjoy the extended daylight hours, warmer weather, and our sun-kissed complexions. But as runners, summer training can be a real challenge, and not to mention dangerous. With the temperature on the rise, it’s time …

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with Lower Back Pain

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep with Lower Back Pain The right sleeping position, mattress, posture, and activity level can all help you get a good night’s sleep, even with lower back pain. Developing healthy habits throughout the day and at bedtime can create the optimal conditions for proper rest. Healthy Habits for a …

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