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Repetitive Motion Injuries

Have you ever stopped doing something you love because of a repetitive motion injury? If you have, then you know it can be debilitating and discouraging. I remember training for my first marathon and blowing off my running partner when he told me to take it easy after I started …

How to Eliminate Shin Splints – for Everyone Tired of Hearing “Maybe You Should Try Swimming”

Have you ever tried to start running regularly, only to be stopped by sharp stabbing pain in your shins? Every step can feel like shards of glass breaking into your soft tissue, or maybe you feel like your bones are about to break. If you’ve experienced what I’m talking about …

How to Mentally Recover After Injury and Get Back to Your Favorite Activities

Most of us have experienced, or will experience, pain or injury multiple times in our lives. Getting the right help to bring our bodies back into health can feel hard enough, and if we’re lucky enough to reach a point where we’re ready to get back to our favorite sport …

How to RUN Without Knee Pain – Try This Experiment If Running Pain-Free is Your Goal

First of all – I am NOT a running coach and this is NOT meant to be advice for how to be faster or a “better” runner; this is my opinion (based on personal experience with knee pain as well as my work with countless knee pain clients) on how …

Running & Downhill Hiking: it’s NOT the Pounding or Impact That is “BAD” For Joints – it’s THIS

Are you one of the many people who thinks that the “pounding” during running or the “impact” of downhill hiking is bad for your joints? I used to think this too! It was drilled into my brain on a very visceral level when I had to hike 7 miles downhill …