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How Pilates Benefits Runners

Pilates Benefits Runners

8 Ways Pilates Benefits Runners – Why Pilates is Important to Reduce the Risk of Running Injuries Are you passionate about running?  It doesn’t matter if you’re super-speedy or slow, if you love to run just to run or if you’re a little more competitive and plan your life around your favorite races.  If running […]

Posted by administrator in Pilates, Running.

Using Speed Workouts to Improve Fitness

I have NEVER been a speedy runner…  In fact in my mid-twenties I quit running altogether, when I realized that no matter the age bracket I would never be fast enough to be competitive and actually place, much less win a race. Now I look back on this poor attitude as a sad reason to […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Links to Interesting Articles, Running.

5 Tips to Running Healthy and Avoiding Injury

If your goal is to enjoy running healthy and avoiding injury, (which should be the goal of every avid recreational runner and professional athlete) there are a few very important key points to keep in mind while training to ensure you stay healthy and injury-free.

Posted by Aliesa George in Links to Interesting Articles, Running.

Are You Running To Your Grave?

According to an article published recently in the Wall Street Journal, the opinion of cardiologists is almost unanimous that instead of getting great health benefits from their hours and hours of training time, endurance athletes may in fact be causing excessive ‘wear-and-tear’ on the heart. Running faster (more than 8 miles per hour) or longer, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Links to Interesting Articles, Running.

Barefoot Versus Shod Running: Which is Best?

Running barefoot versus wearing shoes is a HOT topic in the running community.  It seems that everyone has an opinion about what is best for the body. Running faster, running more efficiently, running with fewer injuries, all need to be taken into consideration when determining for YOUR body what is going to be safest to […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles, Running.

Ankle Sprains Influenced by Foot Position During Walking & Running

Have you ever sprained your ankle?  Did it turn into a nagging chronic injury? I recently came across a synopsis of a study that was published in the June online edition of the AJSM (American Journal of Sports Medicine) that shows a correlation between ankle alignment and ankle sprains.    Ankle sprains are the most […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles, Running, Walking.