Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • Soleus Strength Exercise for Runners
      Something I’ve come to better understand in recent years is the common pattern that often presents itself in runners with various lower leg injuries, particularly Achilles tendinopathy and recurring calf strains, to name just a couple. The common factor I’m talking about is the presence of an imbalance between... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Menopause and Running: This is What You Need to Know
    There are some running related topics that come up over and over: What should I eat before I run? How do I get rid of a side stitch? What can I do about my shin splints? But there are other topics you wonder if you are even allowed to talk... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Opedix tights and shorts review
    I have reviewed Opedix shorts in the past so I had some idea about what to expect. Opedix makes high-quality dual mesh gear that supports and reinforces your joints and muscles. Does that make sense? By dual mesh, I mean to levels of compression. You have “normal” tight like material and... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 10 Minute Workout: Glute Activation & Stability
      In the last few days, I’ve been asked a number of times to film a few mini-workouts for our readers to practice at home. Here’s the first one I put together earlier today Reverse Hip Extensions: 3 x 15 (clench butt to lift legs) Single Leg Hip Thrusts: 3... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • What Can You Do to Change the World?- Kathrine Switzer
    Photo by Horst von Bohlen One of my favorite quotes is by Neal Donald Walsh; life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Even though this quote is very well known, and we often tell ourselves that we are great at taking those leaps of faith, I often wonder,... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Strengthen Your Legs for Downhill Running
      In this week’s new video I demonstrate a simple exercise to help build leg strength for running downhill. So many runners find the hardest part of running a hilly course to be the downhill sections… The knees and quadriceps often take a hammering. Give these tips a try to... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How to Use Age Grade Calculators Effectively
    A few weeks ago we gave you some suggestions on how you can accept change and progress as a masters runner from our expert masters runner Amanda Loudin. One of the suggestions she made was to use age grading tables to keep your motivation levels high while competing against others.... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Mizuno Running Apparel Review
    The Mizuno team was kind enough to send us some summer apparel to test out. It seems like Baltimore skipped the nice spring weather and went straight from a frozen 20 to humid 80. Needless to say, we’ve put the gear through a serious sweat test. Here are our thoughts.... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Could These Shoes be What You Need to Run Faster?- Ken Riess
    We know you love the science. We know you love diving deep into topics within running where other podcasts and running blogs wont go. We even know most of you are very skeptical of the big companies. That’s why today we are talking to a professor who completed a research... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • How Quickly Can You Recover From Overtraining?
    Following on from our previous post, Are You on the Verge of Overtraining, this article now focuses on how to recover from overtraining when you realize that you have gone too far. We will show you how you can return to running as quickly as possible. Let’s start with the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Are You on the Verge of Overtraining?
    Subliminal (or maybe not so?) messages all around us tell to keep pushing harder; “sweat is fat crying”, or how about the more traditional “go hard or go home”. You know how we feel about taking it easy on your recovery days, and we have talked about how you can... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Boston Marathon Recap
    It’s been really hard for me to write this post, because I honestly haven’t known quite how I feel about my experience yet. Let’s just start with the facts: 1. I ran THE Boston Marathon. 2. I set a personal record by over 4 minutes with a finishing time of... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Shoulder Solid – Improve your posture on the bike
    You pedal with your legs, but your shoulders and core drive the front end, and deserve some respect too. In this video, Jay Dicharry and Lindsey Voreis will teach you why posture and shoulder position are critical to keep you solid on the bike.... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 1 Week to Boston!
    This post is the eighth in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  With a week left to the Boston Marathon, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank those who played a part in getting me to this point. I’ve... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 2 Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the seventh in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  Finally! We’ve made it to taper! All of last week’s semantics aside, I am so relieved to be hitting this phase of training. And it couldn’t have... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 1970-01-01
  • 3 Weeks to Boston!
    This post is the sixth in a series of weekly training updates leading up to the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015.  Three. Count them. Three weeks to the Boston Marathon. Now we unofficially start the taper through to the homestretch. I’ll still be shooting for full volume this... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | 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
  • 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