Category Archives: Stretching

Coaches, parents, runners – who needs mental game training more?

I’ve seen a lot over my years of coaching youth runners, directing running camps, working with parents and other coaches. I have indeed seen┬áthe proverbial good, the bad and the ugly. In almost every case there is no malice or … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses – This will kill you!

As many of you know I have a ┬áhard time joining the bandwagon for fads, poor science and bad research studies/interpretations. Alex Hutchinson writes some pretty good stuff for Runners World. Most recently he wrote about a controversial study that … Continue reading

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Running Camp – Can Adults go Too?

Every summer the popular thing to do if you have children is to find camps to send them to. Camps exist for every taste – from cheer, to leadership, to knitting, to soccer to running. But, what about a break … Continue reading

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Road to Return to Action – Starts with Clear Goals

One of the keys to expediting a return to your sport while injured or sick is our attitude and mental focus. It has been shown that those who demonstrate a more positive outlook and learn to focus on controlling the … Continue reading

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A HIIT with Runners

HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training also called High-Intensity Intermittent Exercise (HIIE) is basically an enhanced form of interval training. It was developed in the 1990s by physiologist Izumi Tabata. The basic premise is similar to interval training that every … Continue reading

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Flexibility and Running

Runners seek out to many disciplines and practices in their ongoing efforts to improve their running performance. One of the common is following some kind of stretching program – whether that is yoga, pre and post run stretching. The research … Continue reading

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