started running again about 3 years ago and I’ve been mostly injury free as I trained to run a 5k and have since worked myself up to running half marathons. I’ve done three of them and my times are pretty flat at around 2 hours, even though my mileage has gone up. What can I do to get faster beyond increasing my mileage while not putting myself at risk of injury?
If you’re anything like most experienced runners, you’ve probably run through your share of pain. Basically, unless an appendage actually falls off of your body during a run, you keep going. You’ve heard it a million times…pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. However, that “something is wrong” can mean anything [...]
This month's question came from a 52 Year Old Man who asked me: "I'm wondering when I should start thinking about trading in my racing flats for something with a little more…velcro?" Not so fast! Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean you have to give up running and join an aquaerobics class. However, [...]
Editorial Note: The views and opinions expressed within this article are those of the author and are not necessarily shared by TexasRunningPost.com ownership. That great Yoga Class you attended today during lunch - it was probably a bad idea. Everybody knows that stretching is great for runners...right? Yes! Annnnnnnnd No. Chances are, since you are [...]
My name is Dr. Kim Davis, the Founder of RunLab, and I have been asked to start a monthly contribution to Texas Running Post. I'm an endurance athlete first and a sports medicine practitioner when I'm not on my bike or running the trails. It's my hope that you will connect with me on our [...]