Personal Metrics – Runner’s World Gear Lab

Wearables are everywhere. Everyone seems to have one. Beginner fitness trackers that spit out how many steps a person takes each day all the way up to how well someone is recovering between their workouts in the more advanced models. Not only are these devices trying to tell exercise enthusiasts how much they need toContinue reading “Personal Metrics – Runner’s World Gear Lab”

Sports Medicine Broadcast: Running mechanics

Building a better human is a better way to run better. But we have the bodies we are born with.  When it comes to running, there are certain things you can do to move better. Have a listen as Jeremy Jackson,  Josh Yellen, and I sit down and talk about running mechanics. Hope you enjoy!Continue reading “Sports Medicine Broadcast: Running mechanics”

Sports Medicine Broadcast: Listener spotlight

Had the wonderful opportunity to tell my story of facing cancer and what I have learned as a result of it with Jeremy Jackson of the Sports Medicine Broadcast. The Sports Medicine Broadcast is an informative series of podcasts that Jeremy, and University of Houston Athletic Training Program faculty member Josh Yellen, host with guestsContinue reading “Sports Medicine Broadcast: Listener spotlight”

Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST NOW! Here I talk with the gang from Trail Runner Nation about the importance of running or moving for your entire life and how you can do it. Stuff we mentioned: Candice Burt’s 200/100 daily workout Running Times Masters Runners 10-Minute Strength Circuit Book, “Play: How it Shapes the Brain, OpensContinue reading “Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment”

Morning Feet

Here is a simple, effective way to “wake up” your feet in the morning. No special equipment is really needed. It takes only a few minutes and can have lasting positive effects on your athletic performance and overall health. Ankle circles (rotate your foot 15x clockwise, 15x counterclockwise) Gas pedals (push down and pull backContinue reading “Morning Feet”

Weekend at New Balance Grand Prix Indoor

What a fantastic experience it was Valentine’s Day weekend with my friends from New Balance, new and old, and at the New Balance Grand Prix Indoor track meet in Boston. I was put up in the Lenox Hotel on Exeter Street overlooking Boylston Street – just half a block from the marathon finish line. AndContinue reading “Weekend at New Balance Grand Prix Indoor”

Small changes. Better daily movement.

Incorporating subtle little changes in your daily life that lead to being more physically active is something many of us strive towards. While more movement is good, I think that moving in the right patterns is even better. Not only is it more comfortable to do, but also it will allow you to keep movingContinue reading “Small changes. Better daily movement.”