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  • How to Train for a Success in a Tough Mudder
    On Friday, we looked at some of the risks of doing a Tough Mudder, Spartan Run, or other obstacle race. Though the absolute risk of injury during an obstacle race is very low, they are nevertheless riskier than a traditional road race. But perhaps you, like 1.5 million other participants every... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • OOFOS Recovery Footwear
    OOFOS Recovery Footwear… Okay, not sure I can call them “Recovery” footwear, but I can call them amazing! If they make your feet feel good after a long run, I guess you can call them recovery footwear. The Good Thomas: These feel so good on the feet it is really... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How High is Your Injury Risk in a Tough Mudder?
    Have your friends been trying to convince you to do a Tough Mudder or a Spartan Race? You are not alone. We wrote about How to Train for a Tough Mudder or Obstacle course last year, but it has since grown even more. Obstacle races are on the rise, with... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • DNF Mental Memory along the Newton Hills
    Editorial by Joshua Nifratos I recently went to Boston to partake in the joyous events that accompany the celebration when two individuals say, “I do”. While in Boston, I spent a couple days with seminary friends who live next door to the house I lived in for two years while... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • TomTom Cardio Runner GPS Review
    My review is gonna be typical of our reviews, laden with personal feelings and opinions about the product, not so heavy on the objective technical side. For a real deep dive on the TomTom Cardio Runner GPS visit this review from DCRainmaker. Finding signal………. Ok, let’s go! The Good The look... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 4 weeks to Boston!
    This post is the fifth in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  We’re less than a month to go! The Boston Marathon is quickly approaching, and tensions are definitely rising within my training group as we sharpen our daggers... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Puma Ignite Review
    Puma Running Ignite Review Thomas: Puma isn’t afraid to try new things. Sometimes it works like the FAAS, and sometimes it doesn’t (cough) Mobium.  At least the Mobium did not work great for me. When the Puma Ignite showed up I was intrigued. It arrived in a sweet marketing package... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Skechers GOrun Strada Review
    In the running shoe industry, it’s not very often that you see something completely new. Sure, there have been countless updates and tweaks to different shoes (read: Mizuno Wave Rider) to improve them based on the latest technologies and research, but when was the last time you saw a company from... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 5 Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the fourth in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  We have five weeks to go until the Boston Marathon, and I can really feel the energy building up around me as we get closer and closer.... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • No more “minimal vs maximal”
    When I ran with my junior high cross country team, I don’t recall any conversations about running shoes being neutral, support, motion control, flats, trainers, maximal, or minimal. The industry very well could have been dealing with those challenges, but to my friends and I, there were running shoes and... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Six Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the third in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  This week, I revisited some of the old demons that have haunted me in the past. After having a great week last week where I passed a... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Do Your Hips Move Like This? Contralateral Pelvic Drop
    Great example of a bilateral (left hip worse than right) contralateral pelvic drop. Glute Med on the weight bearing side, as well as Ext Obliques and QL on the opposite side not doing a great job of stabilising pelvis on femur in frontal plane. Work to do! A video posted... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Simple is Good! Easily Applied Running Technique Cue
    Running Technique Tip: Try *gently* drawing your belly button in as you run… Give it a go and let me know how you get on! A photo posted by James Dunne (@kineticrev) on Mar 5, 2015 at 6:42am PST It’s the job of a coach to possess a deep understanding... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Seven Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the second in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  With only seven weeks to go until Boston, I’m really starting to focus in on my preparation. I had an excellent week of training, and was able... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • The New York Times talks Maximal Shoes – or maybe maximizing yourself
    I really like house projects. I know, I’m likely i the minority here, but it gives me a way to be involved in the place I live, and make stuff, and well, I find that pretty cool. To be successful at this, you’ve got to have fancy tools like a... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Complete Your Booking
    Complete Your Booking Thanks for booking a place on our upcoming webinar! Please now check your email for details of how to set up your unique login to access the webinar ready for the start time… Speak to you soon. James The post Complete Your Booking appeared first on Run... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What is Over Striding? Distance Running vs Sprint Technique
      I’m often asked about the concept of over striding. Simply put, this can be broadly described as being when a runner strikes the ground too far ahead of their body, effectively applying the brakes with each stride. While common advice is to try to ‘land under your hips’, how... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Haile Gebrselassie Running in Slow Motion (Barefoot & Shod)
      I recently found some brilliant slow-mo footage of the legend Haile Gebrselassie, and wanted to share my thoughts on here! With all the talk about barefoot running over recent years, it’s quite a unique opportunity to get a good close look at one of the all time greats running... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Adductor (Groin) Stretch for Runners & Triathletes
      Compared to multidirectional sports for example rugby, basketball, hockey or netball, with all their turning, cutting and changes of direction, the repetitive action of running is very linear. This is often reflected in the available ranges of motion we see in runners, triathletes and other endurance sports people. While... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Stride Width Exercises for Runners (Reduce Cross-Over Gait)
      Following-on from my video earlier this week about stride width for runners, talking about Shin Splints and ITB Syndrome in particular, some runners have asked for specific exercises to work on. Have a go at the exercises in the new video above. The crab walk in particular is a... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01