Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Why You Need to Take Care of Your Runner’s Knee NOW
    When something hurts, and is coming in the way of you and your running goals, you are looking for any kind of solution that could make it go away. We know how you feel, and that is why so many of our posts provide such specific recommendations on common running... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Brooks Ghost 8 Running Shoe Review
    Brooks Ghost 8 Running Shoe Review By Guest Reviewer: Austin Bonds June, as it turns out, is a month of the year when numerous running shoes update to a newer version. The Nike Pegasus (version 32) and Saucony Ride (version 8) are two noteworthy models that landed last month, along... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Altra One 2.5 Review
    Altra One 2.5 Review The Good Meaghan: This shoe is LIGHT. When I first picked up the Altra One 2.5, I couldn’t believe how airy it felt. With all the max cushion, extra supportive, wave-plate enhanced shoes out there; it’s nice to wear something with a little less… stuff. My... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 9 Ways to Overcome The Negative Thoughts in a Race
    We hear that running is 90% mental, and we know that once you let those negative thoughts come into your mind, they can quickly send you backwards as your thoughts spiral out of control. So why is there not more out there helping us with the mental aspect of running?... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Skechers GOrun Ultra Road Review
    Meaghan: Back in October of last year I got a surprise package from Skechers Performance: a brand new pair of ultra-cushioned, bright pink road shoes. I had no idea Skechers was working on these, but I was thrilled to test them out. It was love at first lace up. I’m... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Run Uphill Easier & Faster: Example Session & Coaching Cues
      I always maintain that hill running is one of the biggest ban g for your buck forms of training for runners. It helps athletes build strength-endurance and speed brilliantly. However, as with everything, your results depend specifically on your execution. If you perform hill reps with great form, the... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 26.2 with Donna: an Interview with Donna Deegan
      Donna Deegan is an author, breast cancer awareness advocate and former television anchor. You may have heard of her little race down in Florida: 26.2 with Donna. It’s the only marathon dedicated completely to breast cancer awareness. We were lucky enough to chat with Donna and learn a bit... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Runner’s Knee or Something Else?
    When it comes to running injuries, Runner’s Knee (aka PFS or Patellofemoral Syndrome) is easily one of the most common. It’s also one of the most commonly overused diagnoses as anything in the front of the knee gets lumped into that PFS group. That’s why in this video I go... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Piriformis Syndrome: What Runners Need to Know
      Quite some time ago now I posted one of my favourite stretches for runners to ease the often painful symptoms of Piriformis Syndrome. In the new video above, I discuss some of the common causes of Piriformis Syndrome in runners, as well as the importance of addressing the root... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Bone Stimulators & How to Return to Running After a Stress Fracture
    A stress fracture is a runner’s worst nightmare. It can completely shut down any plans for a season of racing, and worse, the only treatment is that dreaded four-letter-word: rest. Even one or two unplanned days off can be irritating if you’re a serious runner, but being required to take four,... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Newton Distance IV Running Shoe Review
    Newton Distance IV Running Shoe Review The Good Meaghan: The Distance is a light shoe designed for high-intensity training or racing. It falls into the POP 1 platform of Newton shoes, so you’re getting a lot of lug action. I fell in love with the previous model (Distance III) after... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Understanding Stress Fractures in Runners
    In this article, I’ll try to give you a good overview of stress fractures generally, as well as giving you a little insight into my mind (scary place to be I know!) when I’m reasoning through how to manage a stress fracture, as there are a number of variables to... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • June 2015 Training Update – The Suck
    Last October, I wrote a post entitled “Surviving the Wastelands” that touched on the difficulty that I had transitioning between being a weight-loss jogger to a marathoner. This year, I’m facing a new kind of wasteland that my coach, Steve Sisson, has entitled “The Suck.” What is “The Suck” you... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32
    Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 By guest reviewer: Austin Bonds Mo Farah, the Olympic gold medalist, is starting directly at me – from a distance though. And he’s also the focal point on a Nike poster in the windowsill at the front of the store. I’d be honored to meet... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • A quick Q&A on Joint Health with Dr. James Rippe
    A quick Q&A on Joint Health  Enter our give-away at the bottom of the page! We’ll randomly select 3 winners at the end of June. Responses provided by: Dr. James Rippe, world-renowned cardiologist, founder of The Rippe Lifestyle Institute, author of The Joint Health Prescription and editor of the American... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Running Warm Up Exercises: Five Minute Routine
      I’ve posted previously about warming up before a run. It seems to be a topic most runners have a view on! We do all seem to differ to an extent in terms of how much of a warm up we each need for a given session. As a rule... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Upcoming Shoe Reviews
    Can you believe it is Mid-June already?! I can’t take it, time is moving too fast. We are getting ready for the GORE-TEX® Philadelphia Marathon in November and The North Face Challenge GORE-TEX® 50 miler in December, so getting miles on shoes to review isn’t an issue. Here are some... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Tensor Fascia Lata (TFL) Stretch for Runners
      As I find myself reiterating to athletes on almost a daily basis; you can’t stretch the Iliotibial Band (ITB)! Two muscles, Gluteus Maximus and Tensor Fascia Lata (TFL) form the upper attachment of the ITB to the pelvis. When these muscles get tight, tension increases in the ITB, sometimes... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How RunnersConnect Marathon Training Plans Compare to Other Popular Programs
    Finding a training program that works for you is an essential component to achieving your goals. Not only do you need to find a plan that fits with your individual strengths and weaknesses, but you need to believe strongly in the philosophy behind the plan. My biggest mistake early in... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Single Leg Squats: Three Variations
      One of the first videos I ever uploaded to YouTube was this demonstration of do’s and don’ts for the Single Leg Squat. Unbelievably (to me at least) that was nearly five years ago! I think it’s about time I put together another Single Leg Squat video showing some variations... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01