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"Running For Life" Workshop This Saturday in Concord, NH

This Saturday Dr. Brett Coapland and I will be conducting a half-day workshop on running shoes, running form, and running injuries. We still have a few spots left for those who might be interested in attending – information can be found below, or on the Running For Life workshop registration page.

Running For Life: Strategies to Help You Stay Healthy, Avoid Injuries, and Run Strong
Workshop by Dr. Peter Larson and Dr. Brett Coapland

August 4th ▪ 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH
Grappone Hall Room 106

$40 per participant (free for current NHTI students)
For workshop registration information, click here.

Topics to be covered include:

By Pete Larson
– Why We Should Run
– Running Injuries: Why They Happen
– Choosing a Running Shoe
– Running Form: Foot Strike and Stride

By Brett Coapland
– Muscle Imbalances: How They Contribute to Injury and Performance
– Strength Training to Improve Running Economy
– Common Running Injuries: What to Do When They Occur
– Recovery Strategies for Optimal Running Performance

Group Activities
– Gait Analysis workshop for 2-3 volunteers via treadmill
– Optional high speed filming of running stride after workshop is over

This event is co-hosted by the NHTI Cross Country Team

About Peter Larson

This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.

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