Hip alignment issues, often diagnosed as a leg length discrepancy, can contribute to injuries ranging from IT Band Syndrome to Achilles tendinitis. There are numerous potential causes, both running and non-running, but the good news is there are ways to eliminate or avoid hip misalignment.
Sometimes being too tied to our goals as a runner can make us lose sight of the reason we run in the first place. Therefore, it may be healthy to step back and let go of, or at least “loosen”, our goals once in a while.
If you are looking to boost your flexibility or mobility and not finding what you need from traditional static stretching approaches, it’s time to explore Active Isolated Stretching (AIS). Here’s a bit about the practice and my experiences in taking Phil Wharton’s 21-day challenge.
It is with great excitement that I’m letting you know of the availability of coaching from Predawn Runner (aka Greg Strosaker), with a focus on making achieving your running goals fit around the other commitments you have in life. Find out more about joining Team Predawn Runner, and enter a drawing for a free consultation!
Now that you know how reporters can discuss study results incorrectly, and the flaws researchers themselves make, here are some thoughts on how to better digest research results and decide whether they have a role in modifying your training approaches.