3 Essential Running Stretches

June 4th, 2015

One of the most important ways to prevent running injuries is to stick to a good stretching program before and after a run. Having a few reliable stretches that you perform regularly can help you both warm up and cool down your muscles, allowing for a smoother recovery process. Here I’ll give a few tips on 3 stretches that I regularly recommend for my running clients.

Nutrition and Hydration Essentials For The Enthusiast Runner

April 23rd, 2015

Around this time of year, all my running clients begin to pick my brain regarding their own nutrition in preparation for race season.  What I try to stress to everyone is the following:  only a very small percentage of the running population can be considered professional runners.  The vast majority of runners fall into the category of “The Enthusiast”.

Choosing the Right Running Shoes

April 3rd, 2015

Walking into the store to shop for a new pair of running shoes can be downright intimidating.  For each individual brand, there are scores of colors, shapes, and models to cover the entire spectrum of runners, from the beginner to the professional. As a person buying their first pair of serious running shoes, the task can seem monumental.  What are the differences between the models and which would be good for my specific feet?  Here are a few tips to get you pointed in the right direction.