Egoscue and Running Injuries – My First E-Cise Menu

This is Part 2 in the Egosuce blog series As I stated in my prior post, my eagerness to use the Egoscue Method to treat my recurring running injuries led me to Matt Whitehead from Oregon Exercise Therapy. Although Matt lived too far away from me to schedule an appointment at his office, he told […]

Eliminating Running Injuries with Egoscue

Five physical therapists, two chiropractors, and two massage therapists. All of these individuals are highly trained in treating injuries. All of these individuals have years of experience helping athletes get back to doing what they love to do. Unfortunately, none of them could help me. As I mentioned in previous posts months ago, I have been […]

The Road to Running Hell is Paved with Good Intentions

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions” is a common saying. My basic understanding of the saying is that people have a way of screwing things up even though they do not have any malicious intent. A Wikipedia article on the saying includes three different meanings: Individuals may have good intentions but never […]

Put Your Brain on Auto Pilot to Run Faster

Runners have a way of over-thinking things during a race. Have any of the following thoughts ever crossed your mind while racing? “Oh no! I don’t feel as good as I expected. Today is just not my day.” “Why is Jim/Sally/Megan ahead of me right now, I beat him/her by over a minute the last […]

A Simple Formula To Calculate Calorie Intake

One of the great running books that I have read recently is the Hansons Marathon Method. I’m not necessarily going to run a marathon anytime soon, but I was interested in the training principles that are part of the Hansons running team. An excellent section of the book was on nutrition for runners. I have […]

Preparing the Calves for Speed Workouts

Having a running blog can be a lot of fun when things are going well. It’s great to be able to talk about running accomplishments and exciting workouts completed. However, it can be a real drag when the injury bug hits and running becomes painful. This is why my blog postings have really fallen off […]