A look at runners’ foot pain that may feel like, but not be plantar fasciitis and what to do about it.
A personal look at the female athlete triad, a state of imbalance between diet equilibrium, hormone regulation, and bone density.
How to treat and recover from shin splints caused by running.
A look at the elements that going into recovering from a running injury.
A look at how training forces and tissues interact to cause running injuries.
AJW reflects on his injury setbacks and how he approaches them.
A look into one runners open-minded path to recovery from injury.
Tips for how to recovery from plantar fasciitis.
A discussion on injuries and their results.
An interview with champion ultrarunner Anton Krupicka in which he discusses his training, his thoughts on injury prevention and running shoes, and the utility of consistent training.
The head idiot at iRunFar has once again sprained his ankle. Doh! It’s nothing major … it’s happened before and it’ll happen again. However, with fine spring weather here and some pacing fun coming up soon, we’ve got our crack staff thinking about how to rehab the ankle ASAP. Sure there’s the RICE (Rest. Ice. […]
Last night I went for a 5 miler jaunt and it almost felt like I was running. I was still slow and I probably sucked more air than a Dyson. However, my legs were a bit less heavy, the trailer I’m towing now weighs 1 ton instead of 20 tons, and my legs didn’t feel […]
Happy 2008 everyone! In consideration of my previously discussed endocrine fatigue, I took a brief hiatus from running… and as tends to be the case, I also took two full weeks off with the exception of two easy 5 mile runs while I was home in New Jersey around xmas. Regarding my endocrine fatigue, I […]
Folks, I need your counsel. It’s now been over a week since I dropped out a third of the way into Hellgate and I’m still not at 100%. Nowhere near it. I went to the VHTRC fatass 50k this weekend, turned around at 10 miles and walked most of the 4 miles back to the […]
Did you know you could chafe your [insert body part here]? Having run for 15 years, I figured I know pretty much every part of my body I could possibly chafe. Much to my surprise, I found an entirely new spot to rub raw this weekend. In the past, I’ve rubbed up against chafing more […]