Runners know that massages not only feel great, but it can also speed recovery, reduce muscles soreness, and facilitate injury
Are you thinking of registering for a half-marathon this Spring/Summer/Fall?   Wondering what the key elements to a solid half-marathon
Stretching exercises are used to lengthen muscle fibres and increase range of motion of joints. When considering running biomechanics, adequate
Are you an outdoor runner? What surface do you usually run on? The sidewalk? The road? A park path? The
We've all had those days when it's pouring rain or there's a nasty winter storm out, but we need to
What is it? The iliotibial band (ITB) is a band of connective tissue originating from muscles of the hip (glutes,
What is it? The Achilles tendon is the tendon that attaches the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles (main calf muscles) to
What is it? The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that originates from the heel to the
What are they? The tibialis posterior and tibialis anterior are two muscles of the lower leg which attach along the
What is it? The patella (knee cap) is a « floating » bone and it’s positioning is very dependent on the different
In my previous blog posts, I’ve described how a forefoot/midfoot strike is more efficient, and how wearing more minimalist running
You might be aware that increasing your cadence (number of steps/minute) can make your running technique more efficient, but do
Sometimes less is more, which is the case with minimalist running shoes. The human body (and the human foot) are
It is generally accepted within the running community that the proper foot strike when running is a forefoot (or midfoot)
Matthew Laing, MScPT, BPHE With the very mild winter we've had, there are a lot more runners on the streets