Tag Archives: running

Running biomechanics and the “preferred path” theory

The pre­ferred path mod­el of run­ning bio­me­chan­ics points to a new way to help run­ners improve speed and pre­vent injury. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Running is healthy for your knees

Sci­en­tists now believe that run­ning helps pre­vent knee arthri­tis, not cause it. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Better to Set Modest Goals?

My expe­ri­ence train­ing for a 5K Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Spare Your Knees When You Run

Lat­est research on fore­foot land­ing ver­sus rear­foot land­ing styles in run­ners. The mechan­i­cal loads shift, but there are trade-offs involved. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Achilles Tendon Recovery

Dis­cov­er the facts about Achilles ten­don prob­lems and the steps you can take to pre­vent them and help them heal. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Update on Barefoot Running Benefits

Many run­ners have switched to a “bare­foot” run­ning style that involves land­ing on the fore­foot instead of the heel. Fore­foot land­ing may offer pro­tec­tion from overuse injury. But new research shows that a con­ven­tion­al run­ning style is more ener­gy effi­cient. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Barefoot Running Benefits — Reality or Hype?

I heard a lot about “bare­foot” run­ning and want­ed to find out more about it, so I read much of the research and even tried it out myself.… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Runners with Knee Pain

If you have out­er knee pain when you run, you may have ili­otib­ial band fric­tion syn­drome. Dr. Lavine has pub­lished an arti­cle updat­ing our knowl­edge of its caus­es, diag­no­sis, and treat­ment. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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