How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide for Successful Running Training

As runners, we all have to start somewhere.  And for a lot of us, that “somewhere” is heading out our front door in an effort to stay active, lose weight, or try that “running thing” everyone seems to be raving about. Or at least, that everyone seems to be doing.  And that’s as simple as… Continue reading How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide for Successful Running Training

How to Run Softer and Avoid Joint Pain with Running

Ever experienced pain in your knees, hips, or lower back with running? (Ever had it bad enough that it makes you dread every step?) You certainly wouldn’t be alone. Lots of runners experience the same — and we mean lots. Statistics show that up to 80% of runners will experience some form of injury. There… Continue reading How to Run Softer and Avoid Joint Pain with Running

How to Start (and Keep!) Running After Age 60

Over the last 25 years, the New York City Marathon has seen a 4000% increase in runners over the age of 65. Let’s say that again: a 4000% increase. How impressive is that? So many runners over 60 years old have found themselves excelling at the sport. Regardless of what they call themselves — masters… Continue reading How to Start (and Keep!) Running After Age 60

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Nine and Onwards

Okay, athletes. The time has come for another MAJOR milestone in your rehabilitation training… At your 9th month of rehab, you’ll be at just about the lowest point of risk for ACL failure and reinjury! (There’s still, of course, always some risk of injury, but you’ve rehabilitated to a point where your risk levels are… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Nine and Onwards

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Eight

Welcome to month 8 of ACL rehabilitation — about 3/4ths of the way through your recovery! As you continue to progress through these last few months of training, you’ve probably been experiencing both improvement and impatience with wanting to get back to your sport. And trust us, we get it; the further along you are… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Eight

ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Seven

Congratulations, athletes… now that you’ve hit month 7, you’re officially embarking on the second half of your ACL recovery journey! Perhaps it doesn’t feel like it warrants much congratulation; for some, it can be more daunting than anything. After all, you’ve been working so hard for so long, yet you’ve still only just gotten past… Continue reading ACL Rehabilitation Timeline: Month Seven

How to Identify, Understand, and Fix Overstride in Running Form

If you’ve ever looked for guidance on running form, chances are, you’ve probably heard of a little something called overstriding. It’s one of the most common and notorious running issues out there… yet very few runners fully understand what it is and what it means for their running gait. Countless magazines and blogs discuss the… Continue reading How to Identify, Understand, and Fix Overstride in Running Form

The Best Beginner Cross Training Exercises for Dancers

Dance is a grueling and demanding sport. The hours spent training rival those of competitive endurance athletes, and during competition season, you may as well move into the studio for all the time you spend there.  But, despite the hours spent practicing technique and perfecting choreography, sometimes those studio hours aren’t quite enough to fully… Continue reading The Best Beginner Cross Training Exercises for Dancers

A Dancer’s Guide to Cross Training: Benefits, Goals, and Considerations

If you’ve been dancing for long enough, you’ve probably heard conflicting opinions about cross training.  There’s debate on everything from what counts as cross training (hip hop is cross training for a ballerina, right?) to whether or not dancers should do any exercise beyond dance — do you really need it to succeed, or is… Continue reading A Dancer’s Guide to Cross Training: Benefits, Goals, and Considerations

The Four Most Common Running Form Errors — And How to Fix Them

One of the best parts about running is that you’re constantly able to improve — whether it be your form, your speed, or your personal goals (or all of the above). However, because there’s always room for improvement, that inevitably suggests that there’s always room for error, too. (Which doesn’t sound particularly appealing, but at… Continue reading The Four Most Common Running Form Errors — And How to Fix Them

H2/Heading That Calls the User to Action

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.

This is your subheader, it should briefly support the statement above.