Recently, I shared “5 Ways I Survive My Long Runs” and opened with a paragraph apologizing for the word “long” and recognizing that what’s long for me — 60 minutes or more — is just a warmup for others. My friend Jamie, who is an incredible inspiration to me and one of the reasons I […]
There is no arguing that Altra Zero Drop running shoes are good for me as a runner. The foot-shaped shoes (without an elevated heel) allow for a more natural foot-strike that keeps my body in alignment, helps me keep good running form and reduces the jarring effect each time my foot comes in contact with […]
Nate Helming of Helming Athletics gives tips to acheive better pushup form in order to help running form. Nate is a coach for endurance athletes, and can often be found coaching at San Francisco Crossfit. For more tips check him out on Instagram & Twitter: @NateHelming
Why the Lone Peaks are the most awesome hiking shoe ever. (Photo by Grant Sible) Everyone knows that Altra ZeroDrop shoes are fantastic for running, but did you know that minimalist shoes are great for hiking and backpacking, too? This year, Heather “Anish” Anderson broke the men and women’s unassisted record walking from Mexico […]
It seems every year we’re presented with the same holiday eating battles and challenges, yet we know exactly what to expect. We hear all of the same tips to “stay healthy”! The truth is a little indulgence goes a long way, while deprivation tends to backfire. Instead of setting hard “no this” or “none of […]
Scott Dunlap discusses the newest running technologies that will soon be available. Drop us a comment below and tell us; which technology would be most helpful in your training?
What is plantar fasciitis? The most common symptoms include pain over the sole of the foot typically near the heel. Symptoms are most often worst with our first step out bed in the morning or at the beginning of our run and getting progressively better with weight bearing activity only to return following periods of […]