Last Day to Get the Midrun Mirror Trick!

Balanced Runner Indiegogo Campaign card - woman running

Today is the second day of The Balanced Runner’s Indiegogo campaign and the last day to get a gift from me for contributing. Everyone who contributes by midnight tonight will receive an audio recording guiding you through The Midrun Mirror Trick, a technique to help you cope with pain that develops during a run. Go to … Read more

The Balanced Runner Will Do Better

In this time of protest against the death of George Floyd and so many others, I am looking for ways I can be a better ally in the fight against racism. The death of Ahmaud Arbery haunts me in particular because he was a runner and part of the community I serve. I’ve been aware … Read more

What Sitting Does To Your Running

You’ve probably heard that prolonged sitting is unhealthy, raising your risk of heart disease and other chronic diseases. However sitting is particularly bad for runners in two specific ways. And for some reason, no one is talking about one of them. The Effect of Sitting on Your Glutes and Hip Flexors The first and better-known … Read more

What I learned from my blog in 2017

As the finish line of 2017 comes into view I decided to spend a few moments looking over my blogging of the past year. I thought I hadn’t written much, but in fact I wrote 31 posts, covered a lot of ground, and learned a great deal. It may seem like I blog to teach, and while this is … Read more

What will you do today?

Today is different things to different people. To us, who love to run, it can be a chance to celebrate our love of the fresh air, the beautiful earth, and the wonder of our moving bodies. This weekend I will have some special holiday gifts on sale to help you give meaningful gifts to your runner … Read more

Tell me what you want me to blog about

Okay folks! There are three months left in the year, and I’m ready to take some blogging requests. I will be doing running form analyses for the Chicago and NYC marathons, but other than that I’m flexible. What would you like to learn from me? Also, I plan to do a running form analysis of a … Read more