Archive for May, 2010

The Barefoot Running Revolution

The Barefoot Running Revolution

| May 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Okay, it’s not a revolution, but folks are running barefoot. They have found that tossing their shoes out have helped them run with fewer injuries. I’m not talking about Kenyans, Tarahumaras or any other culture where running barefoot was a way of life, I’m talking about Brits, Yanks and other countries who bought into the […]

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Are Expensive Running Sneakers Really Necessary?

Are Expensive Running Sneakers Really Necessary?

| May 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

As mentioned in my earlier post, after reviewing the many sneaker options at Runners World and becoming somewhat educated on my running style and running type I was prepared to spend $130 on a pair of sneakers. Not wanting to purchase them online (after all, you really need to try on sneakers before buying them), […]

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Buying the Right Running Shoes – A Huge Decision

Buying the Right Running Shoes – A Huge Decision

| May 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Now that my tensor fascia latae muscle is on the mend, it’s time for me to get serious about developing a running routine.  In accordance with my chiropractor’s instructions, I decided to speed up my running pace.  He believes the problem I had with my tensor fascia muscle as a result of running too slow. […]

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Tensor Fasciae Latae Pain – Was it the Sneakers?

Tensor Fasciae Latae Pain – Was it the Sneakers?

| May 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

My last post I wrote about my painful tensor fasciae latae muscle (my daughter calls it my mocha latte muscle). Anyway, I won’t reinvent the wheel here, if you want to hear my tale of woe you could read it here. Painful Progress It’s been a 10 days since writing about the painful muscle. Since […]

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What is a Tensor Fasciae Latae and Why does Mine Hurt?

What is a Tensor Fasciae Latae and Why does Mine Hurt?

| May 6, 2010 | 144 Comments

I recently had the dubious pleasure of discovering a new muscle in my body. The muscle is called the Tensor Fasciae Latae. This lovely little muscle is located in the hip area. If you haven’t discovered yours, count yourself lucky. How I discovered My Tensor Fasciae Latae I started running again. I decided to get […]

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