7 Rules to Follow Before You Buy Your Next Pair of Running Shoes

Join my good friend Dr. Mark Cucuzzella and me on the Trail Runner Nation podcast as we highlight a few key factors to consider before you buy your next pair of running shoes. We cover: Find a credible store and fitting expert Step & Feel What is the right size? Use all your senses toContinue reading “7 Rules to Follow Before You Buy Your Next Pair of Running Shoes”

The Mental Cost of Changing Your Stride

I was graciously asked by Jonathan Beverly, Editor/Runner-in-Chief, from PodiumRunner to contribute to this piece.  Thanks to writer Laura Peill for putting my thoughts into understandable text. If you are looking for the option of traditional health check the top 8 Health Tips From Traditional Chinese Medicine. Enjoy!

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”

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”

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.”

The Principles of Natural Running with Dr. Mark

I am humbled to call Dr. Mark Cucuzzella a friend.  Mark and I had the wonderful opportunity to meet in 2011 at a specialty running meeting hosted by Newton Running in Boulder, Colorado (yeah, I know…real tough place to have a meeting).  (I’m pictured here with Jay Dicharry and Dr. Mark.  We had just run up FlagstaffContinue reading “The Principles of Natural Running with Dr. Mark”

Dynamic Warm-up from a Pro

Many of you think that we are not in the same league as a professional distance runner.  And you are right.  They have a different life – they eat, sleep, and run. But we can learn from them and adapt it for our lives and become better at what we enjoy doing – running. IContinue reading “Dynamic Warm-up from a Pro”