August 21, 2017
orthorexia

Orthorexia – When Healthy Eating Efforts Go Too Far

I was obsessed with healthy eating long before I was obsessed with running. As a college student, I lost weight and my health suffered. Now I know I experienced orthorexia, an unhealthy fixation on eating healthy foods. I was literally studying food to... 

August 14, 2017

Product Update 8/14/17

Tapiriik for automatic imports You can now set up automatic imports from services such as Garmin Connect, Strava, Runkeeper, and more through our Tapiriik integration. To get started, click “imports” on the left side of your screen and click... 

q angle

Understanding The Q Angle And Its Role With Injuries

If you are a female runner who ever suffered from knee pain, chances are you have come across an idea.  That female runners are more susceptible to knee pain than their male counterparts. Why? Because they have wider hips. You may have been introduced... 

August 7, 2017
how to run faster with purpose perspective and perception

How To Run Faster With Purpose, Perspective and Perception

When it comes to training there is no shortcut to success. You have to do the work. And you need to follow a plan that is structured and focused. One that is tailored to your ability and the reality of the time you can contribute. But there are three... 

July 31, 2017
runner's knee

Runner’s Knee – How To Diagnose, Treat and Prevent

Is there any injury more ubiquitous than runner’s knee? It’s within the popular lexicon as one of the eternal enemies of the distance runner. Aching or stabbing pain around the kneecap has kept runners young and old from enjoying the sport they... 

July 24, 2017
what to eat before running

What To Eat Before Running – Learn The Secret

The question of what to eat before running is one every runner ponders at some point, and experiments with throughout their running journey. Through trial and error, runners find some foods that provide energy, some that cause stomach discomfort, or some... 

July 17, 2017
improve running performance

Improve Running Performance By Listening To Your Body, Not Your Watch

Want to improve running performance? Unfortunately, today’s running technology is both a blessing and a curse.  And especially since the evolution of the running watch. A GPS can give you cadence, speed, distance, pace, intervals, heart rate... 

July 10, 2017
piriformis syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatia, What They Are And How To Fix

An aching soreness in your butt, shooting pain down the back of your leg. Irritation with every step when you run, sound familiar? These are the classic symptoms of piriformis syndrome.  A stubborn and troublesome injury. That can cause sciatica like... 

July 3, 2017
vo2 max

Understanding VO2 Max, The What How And Why

What Is VO2 Max? Can It Help My Running? When you see the term VO2 max, it generally describes the incredible feat of an elite endurance athlete. Some of you may recall people marvelling over the incredible aerobic capacity of Spanish cycling legend... 

June 26, 2017
mindful eating

Mindful Eating For Runners – A Common Sense Approach

A Personal Journey As I toed the starting line of my eighth marathon, I was focused on hitting my goal time but distracted by the uncomfortably full feeling in my gut. Mindful eating wasn’t part of my vernacular quite yet. After the taper period, travel,... 

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