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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