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QT: Identifying Overtraining Syndrome in Runners


Overtraining syndrome is, in my opinion, one of those things that lurks in the shadows of the running community.

It doesn’t get talked about as much as it possibly should, and I’d wager it’s far more common than many of us realize.

Myself included. Read more

QT: Overcome Insanity by Working Smarter Instead of Harder


I think most of us have heard the saying that the definition of insanity is to continue to do the same thing while expecting to see different results.

When something is working, obviously you want to stick with it.

As I’ve talked about before, in running consistency really is key.

But when what you’re doing isn’t bringing you the results you are seeking?

More often than not, more of the same isn’t the answer.

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QT: Don’t Forget to Take Care of Both Sides of Your Body


What do you do when you have a little issue somewhere in your body?

Maybe you feel a tight plantar fascia in one foot.

Or you have a knee that doesn’t quite seem right during or after a run.

Or you feel a little pain in your shin or your Achilles or your hamstring.

The location of the issue, for today’s quick tip, is irrelevant.

From time to time, most of us as runners will develop a bit of a niggle somewhere in our body that needs to be addressed.

And that is where we can get ourselves in trouble… Read more

Running and Tendonitis: Why Do They Go Hand in Hand? (with Video)

If you talk to more than a handful of runners, there’s a pretty good chance at least one of them will have dealt with a case of tendonitis at one point in time.

Is there are reason that running and tendonitis are often linked?

In this video, I’ll be talking about the causes of tendonitis, why runners are especially susceptible, and some of the signs and symptoms you should look for if you think you might be dealing with a little case of tendonitis.

And in next week’s video, I’ll be breaking down how to get rid of your tendonitis and prevent it in the first place.