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Debridement and PRP Report – Achilles Tendon

Here is a post-surgery report in my first follow-up visit. 10 days post operatively I had my follow-up appointment. Pain vs. Discomfort The first 2 days went by quite well with minimal discomfort thanks to the nerve block. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Stamina in the Marathon

Here is an excellent question in from the UK: So, here am I, a 3:08 marathoner wanting to go sub-3. I’ve run 10 marathons, so presumably I don’t need more endurance, I need more stamina, which I’ll get from doing … Continue reading

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Do you need Stamina or Endurance?

Stamina vs. Endurance discussions often involve two errors. The first is using these terms interchangeably. The second is on how to improve each. Stamina is the capability of sustaining prolonged stressful effort. For runners stamina is the ability to handle … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Running Camp 2011

OK, well this is rewarding as well as unexpected… yet hoped for. I have heard loud and clear from just about every attendee from the July 2010 Elevate Running  Camp I held @ Northern Arizona University. What exactly did they … Continue reading

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The “Just One More” Focus

I was at the track this morning. Anytime I know it will be a challenging workout – my common refrain is “just take it one at a time” and as we progress further into the workout – “just focus on … Continue reading

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Youth Running: How can I help my teen runner get faster?

Here’s another question about youth running: “I have a 15 year old son who has run cross country & track for the past 5 years. He does very well and is top ranked in his division. My concern is that … Continue reading

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Youth Running: Keep it simple, varied and fun

A reader named Tracy with a 12 year-old son asks the following question: I was wondering if you could pass along some advice for running with my son. He will be 12 in a week and I want to get … Continue reading

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