Determine Your Running Injury Risk (Quick Quiz)

I’ve worked with a lot of runners since 2003, and in the conversations I’ve had with them about their injuries certain themes have emerged. To help you determine your running injury risk based on what I’ve learned from my clientele, I’ve created this quick little 5-question quiz. Give it a go and let me know … Read more

Is Your Cross-Training Good For Your Running?

Is yoga good for runners?

It’s rare for us to have a client who doesn’t cross-train. Most runners do something in addition to running, whether it’s yoga or Pilates, kettlebells, working out with a trainer, or even just going for a swim once a week. Sometimes these cross-training activities are beneficial and sometimes they interfere with healthy, enjoyable running. So … Read more

How to tell if your pain is normal or a sign of injury

In our popular YouTube video, my colleague Julia Pak says: “Never run through pain. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong with the way you run. If running hurts, it’s time to start looking into changing your form gradually.” In the very lively comments section for this video, runner after … Read more