Marathon season is approaching. Are you ready? There are a lot of reasons to run a marathon, from challenging yourself with fitness goals, to testing the limits of your body, doing it for a good cause, and even doing it to prove a point. I have been getting really into marathons lately, and my favorite… Read More How to Prep and Get in Shape for Marathon Season
Competitiveness between friends can create more fitness success in your life. I don’t know about you, but I tend to be a solo runner. Since my schedule is so hectic with the kids and job, I often find it hard to work in my runs, and thus hard to schedule those runs with other people.… Read More Can Your Friends Affect How Much You Run?
If you experience chest pain while running, don’t necessarily panic. Anyone who has ever run a significant distance knows that sometimes it comes with a little chest pain as an added bonus. As if getting out of bed isn’t hard enough, feeling chest pain while exercises automatically triggers all kinds of worries and could have… Read More What Causes Chest Pain While Running?
Most athletes will suffer an injury at some point in their sports career, but all obstacles can be overcome. We have all known someone going through a tough injury and trying to get back to their sport—could have been you, your favorite professional athlete, your daughter or son or your teammate. It is not easy.… Read More Getting an Athlete Through an Injury—Top Five Tips
Finding the right running shoe is vital to a good running experience. As fall approaches, the experience of getting outside and going for a run in the beautiful weather with great tunes playing in the background can take your breath away (literally). However, it is important to be prepared with appropriate running shoes. I usually… Read More How to Find the Right Running Shoe
There is a scientific reason behind euphoric feelings while running. Got that LOVE/HATE relationship with running? As an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, I feel like it is my duty to get people back to the sports they love. Yes, sure, there is the physical component to running—staying fit, training for high-level sports, qualifying… Read More The Science Behind Running and Euphoria