As kids, we all just ran because it felt good. We didn’t worry about form or technique. As adults, many of us still run with no thought to our form or technique. But is that ideal? Aren’t there some basics that beginner and even experienced runners should know? Can experienced runners actually change the way they […]
Do you go to the shoe store and get overwhelmed by the many choices? Do you often choose shoes based on how they look, only later to realize they hurt your feet? Debbie came to me after a two-week trip to Israel with an acute case of achilles tendonitis. She told me that she did […]
A few years back I saw a YouTube video by Todd Kenyon, PhD from www.TTBIKEFIT.com. He was comparing the two primary running styles of elite ironman triathletes. He called the 2 running styles, gazelles and gliders.
Over the years, my daughter Jenna would often say, “I don’t have a passion for anything.” And I would say to her, “That’s ok, everyone finds their passion at different times.” Now, at the age of 24, she has discovered a passion for food — the cooking and eating of flavorful dishes with interesting spices. Even […]
It’s impossible to see the nuances of running with the naked eye, so it’s important to videotape your running and watch it in slow motion. I use an app you can download on your phone, which makes it easy to grab a running buddy and videotape each other. Over the years, I’ve seen Carney with various […]