Navicular Stress Fracture Essentials

You feel a bit of soreness on your foot as you finish up your Thursday morning run. Nothing you haven’t felt before, probably just your stubborn plantar fascia acting up. You add a few stretches to your warm-up, roll your foot out with a massage ball, and hope the pain goes away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t. The pain worsens to the …

Navigating your identity as a runner

Beep! The alarm clock at your weekend hotel buzzes you awake. Traveling for work guarantees a night of less than stellar sleep. You’ve got a meeting that could’ve been an email at nine AM, giving you just enough time to sneak in a morning run. You lace up your Saucony’s, trudge down to the elevator, and slowly plod along the …

Are you eating enough?

That sounds like a question your Grandma might ask you at Thanksgiving dinner. As silly as the question seems, it’s something many runners should take serious thought in answering. The culture of running often preaches lowering your body weight and “training light”. The act of running can also be an appetite suppressant meaning it takes extra work to meet your …