Managing Plantar Fasciitis

Managing Plantar Fasciitis

Few things can derail a runner as quickly as plantar fasciitis. It is characterized by intense pain in the front of the heel bone, and quite often present first thing in the morning. At it’s worst, it can make every step, walking or running, very painful. There...
Video: Plyometrics for Runners

Video: Plyometrics for Runners

How do you become a more efficient runner? There are many different angles to approach this question, but the topic of today’s video is an often overlooked one. We are focusing on ways to make our feet quicker during the load-to-push-off transition. The amount...
Video: Exercises for Knee Pain and Strengthening

Video: Exercises for Knee Pain and Strengthening

Knee pain is a common complaint with running. Too often I’ve heard, “I can’t run, it hurts my knees!” The terms ‘Runner’s Knee’ and ‘Patellofemoral Pain’ get thrown around, but what do those mean on a deeper level?...
Video: Dealing with IT Band Pain

Video: Dealing with IT Band Pain

Mention the phrase ‘IT Band’ to a group of runners and you’re likely to get a room full of groans. IT band dysfunction is usually noticed when the lateral knee gets cranky. Quite often the foam roller takes the brunt of IT band attention, with...