#physicaltherapy #Running #training #injuryprevention #injury #motivation Welcome Back!!! I have some new thoughts here for you today to build on what we talked about last week. The running world has so many facets to touch on I could make this a 10 part series and still not get to everything. Based on my experience with runners as patients, colleagues, and mentors: Here are some big thoughts to step up your training. Cadence and Stride Length So we understand that the most i
#physicaltherapy #Running #training #injuryprevention #injury #motivation After running my first marathon I had Bilateral IT band syndrome AND plantar fasciitis in both feet. I felt like my soul was torn from my body and I was ready to throw my running shoes out of the car on the way home. How could anyone want to do this over again?!?! Who would want to go through the grueling training, dietary restrictions, and constant inflammation AGAIN?!?! Well I did. But I made sure to
#health #fitness #training #motivation #physicaltherapy #mindfulness The fitness industry is worth more money then anyone is willing to count. It has spread it's reach into medical offices, schools and social media. While the messages it sends has sparked many to sign up for the gym and strive to get into better shape, it also has muddled what people should be doing to be healthy. This isn't a post about body image or self esteem because I'm not qualified to talk about that.