There’s limited research surrounding the topic of female marathon performance and menstruation. However, there is evidence to suggest that running on your period may actually improve your performance.
Whether you’ve been running for 10 years or 10 days, you’ve likely gotten this question when disclosing your healthy habit: “But isn’t running BAD for your knees?” It can be hard to argue with individuals who’ve been listening to anti-running propaganda for their entire lives, but fortunately there’s plenty of research to disprove this myth.
This article was written for, and originally posted to Athletic Lab PT’s blog. Running is seemingly a simple activity: Put one foot in front of the other. Repeat. And again! But the truth is, there’s nothing simple about the act of running. If you think about it, you’re actually hopping from one leg to the other, carrying
Here are 10 New Year’s running resolutions that have nothing to do with your pace.
It’s marathon season! Which means everyone with a race on the calendar is fixated on one thing, and one thing only: The weather. That’s right. Out of all the things you can and can’t control on race day, obsessively checking and rechecking the weather seems to be a runner’s favorite past-time. As a running coach,
I was running around mile 16 of the 2018 New Jersey Marathon when I pulled over to the side of the road, slowed to a walk, and started unpinning my race bib. I didn’t want to be running this race anymore; I wanted nothing to do with it. I had been gunning for a sub
These important stories need to be heard—and hopefully will inspire all runners to do better.
A list of major DOs and DON’Ts to follow as you begin, or get back to, your running practice in a safe and sustainable way.
For those of us who don’t have an extra $1000 around per month to spend on fancy recovery buffoonery, here are my favorite ways to gain a competitive edge.
I don’t talk a lot about body image–not because I don’t have thoughts on it, but because I don’t want to say the wrong thing or be insensitive. However, the fact of the matter is that I was incredibly insecure about my body for a long time. Unfortunately, I think this is an issue that