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Runners Knee Treatment: Fact vs. Fiction [with Video]


Anyone that has ever dealt with runners knee/IT Band syndrome knows how much it stinks to not be able to run without pain.

When it comes to runners knee treatment options, there are a handful of common suggestions–some of which are good and some of which are about useless. In this video, I’m addressing each of the common runners knee treatment options and giving you a heads up on which are most effective.

If you missed last weeks video on the causes of runners knee, make sure you check that out as well. And stay tuned for next week’s video, when I’ll be talking about how to prevent having to deal with runners knee in the first place!

Do You Have a Runners Knee Treatment That Has Worked for You That I Didn’t Cover in the Video? I’d Love to Hear How You Dealt with Your IT Band Issues!

All Runners Need to Learn About Preventing Injuries

What is One Thing Many New Runners Overlook?

I love new runners.

Well, I love all runners, but there is something about the excitement that I usually see on the faces of new runners that gets me fired up. I love being able to share tips, tricks, and pertinent information with them. I love seeing the rapid progress that they are able to make, and I’m sometimes slightly envious that they are able to progress so rapidly while I feel like I have to push myself to the brink just to shave a few seconds off of my 5k time.

New runners are like little kids on Christmas morning, and I love that.

New Runners Can Be A Lot Like Kids on Christmas. But Too Much Excitement May Cause Them to Overlook One Important Thing.

Isn’t My Niece Adorable?

 

There is, however, one thing that new runners tend to avoid worrying about until it’s too late. Read more

What Is Runners Knee? [post with video]


 

Runners knee is an issue that many runners deal with more often than they would prefer.

In this video, I’m going to address exactly what runners knee is (hint, just because you run and have pain in or around your knee DOESN’T mean you have runners knee), and give you the simple scoop on what actually causes the issue to begin with.

Then, over the next couple of weeks, I’ll give you some tips on how to alleviate the symptoms of runners knee as well as what simple things you can do to prevent the issue in the first place! Make sure you follow the blog and/or subscribe to my YouTube channel so you won’t miss those videos when the are released!

Have You Ever Dealt with Runners Knee Before? What Did You Do to Get Back to Running?

Jason Fitzgerald, Strength Running

Why More Runners Need to Make Time for Injury Prevention


No runners want to be injured, but most of us wind up with a running related injury from time to time. While some might say that running injuries are an inevitability, there are many running coaches-myself included-that would disagree with that statement.

And my guest today disagrees as well.

Jason Fitzgerald, Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald knows first hand how much it stinks to be injured.  Read more

Diz Runs With… Ian Sharman


On today’s run, I’m joining Ian Sharman for a few easy miles. Now, if you don’t know who Ian is, you’re obviously not a member of the ultra marathon community.

Ian Sharman

Ian Sharman

Since he started running, which was only about 10 years ago, he has completed 200 marathon or longer races! He has also set a new record for the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning, become the director of the US Sky Running Series, and coaches some of the top ultra marathoners in the world. To say this guy is a pillar in the ultra running community is obviously an understatement. Read more