Running Injury

Looking to prevent and treat running injuries? Then this section is for you. Here you'll find my best articles and resources on how to avoid, deal with, manage as well as treat common running injuries.

runner suffering from side stitch

How to Treat & Prevent Side Stitch While Running

Side stitches while running can put a real kink in your training routine. Though they’re not usually a medical emergency, these side stomach cramps can be painful enough to force any runner to stop training...
Knee Pain From Running

6 Simple Ways To Prevent Knee Pain From Running

Would you like to learn how to prevent knee pain from running? Then you have came to the right place. Whether you’re training to lose weight or for your very first marathon, running is an awesome...
Yoga Poses to Ease Post-Run Muscle Soreness

6 Yoga Poses to Ease Post-Run Muscle Soreness

if you feel sore after a run, then good job buddy! But this soreness can also be a bad thing, especially if it’s interfering with your everyday activities. Post-run soreness can also be an unpleasant experience—even painful at times, and may interfere with your daily activity and how ready you can be—physically and mentally—for your next workout. Therefore, today I’m sharing with you one of my favorite cross-training activities you can do to speed up recovery: yoga.
couple doing recovery run on a sunday

The Complete Guide To Recovery Runs

Quality workouts, think interval sessions and long runs, get the majority of attention in most runners’ training plans,  but recovery runs are usually ignored. In fact, the recovery run has been the often-than-not forgotten workout. That said, recovery runs are one of the most valuable runs. As we are going to see, recovery runs are essential. Running at a relaxed pace can help you develop proper form, build endurance, establish base mileage, and might even, as the name implies, speed up recovery. As a result, in today’s post, I’m sharing with some training guidelines on how to do the recovery run right.
recovery for runners

The Golden 9 Recovery Rules for Runners

In today’s post I’m going to spill the beans on one of the most important and yet often ignored aspects of running: Proper recovery. This piece of the training puzzle is key whether you are beginner runner or an elite athlete. See, the truth is running, sooner or later will take a toll on your body and mind. Therefore, you NEED a multitude of ways to help you recover properly. Otherwise, you will be risking injuries and painful burnouts. How much recovery runners needs? As a runner, the amount of recovery you need depends on a variety of factors, including your own fitness level, the intensity and volume of your runs and your own experience. For example, a beginner runner may need more recovery between relatively easy runs than an elite marathoner who runs 60+ miles per week. So how can you ensure proper recovery? Well read on to discover all the answers you seek.
runner suffering from shin splints

The Runners Guide to Anterior Tibialis Tendonitis

If you’re dealing with tibialis anterior pain (or have a history) and are looking for the best ways to treat and prevent it, look no further. In today’s post, I’m sharing with you the full...

The 5 Most Common Causes of Lower Leg Pain in Runners ( & how...

Lower leg pain is a common problem among runners. In most cases, it’s blamed on overuse, mainly wear and tear to the muscles, joints, bones, tendons, and other tissue. But determining the exact cause root-cause of...

How To Treat & Prevent Calf Pain From Running

If you’re suffering from calf pain caused by running and looking for ways to treat and prevent it, then you have come to the right place. Sore calves are a common problem for runners. They can...
female runner suffering from knee pain

How To Treat & Prevent Patellar Tendinitis

When you think about the type of knee injuries often seen in runners, what comes to mind? Of course, there’s the infamous Runners Knee (patellofemoral syndrome), and the agonizing Iliotibial band syndrome. But what about the...
how to run with Flat Feet

What You Should Know About Running With Flat Feet

Being a flat-footed runner can be challenging. But it does not necessarily preclude you from running. In fact, just because you’ve flat feet, it doesn’t inherently mean that you are bound for trouble. As we are going to see in today’s article, having flat feet shouldn’t discourage you from running, even if you find it difficult to pound the pavement on a daily basis.