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Learn To Run A 5K

Learn To Run A 5K
See a two month plan to get into shape and finish your first 5k.  Now, two months seems like a short time and the temptation to skip ahead and do more than you should, will almost be too much to bear.  But hold yourself back. Don't try to do more, even if you feel you can. On the other hand, you find the plan below is a little too trying, increase the number of weeks in the plan. There might be a certain race you really want to do, but going before you are ready may make you never want...
Posted on 2019-02-07

Running Sports Guide

Running Sports Guide
Whether you are racing in the 400 meter at the Olympics or you are jogging the track at your local high school, any true runner knows that this sport requires not only incredible endurance and great lung capacity, but that you also had better keep your legs in shape to win your race.Most running injuries happen in the hips, knees, ankles and feet of runners.  There is not only intense repetitive motion in this sport, but it also requires ample stretching and just a tiny bit of coordination....
Posted on 2019-02-06

Ankle Sprain Complete Injury Guide

Ankle Sprain Complete Injury Guide
An ankle sprain is a common injury in Greenville SC. It usually results when the ankle is twisted, or turned in. The term sprain signifies injury to the soft tissues, usually the ligaments, of the ankle. A sprain results in stretching or tearing of the ligaments. Minor sprains only stretch the ligament. A tear may be either a complete tear of all the strands of the ligament or a partial tear of only some of the strands. The ligament is weakened by the injury; how much it is weakened depends on t...
Posted on 2018-09-10

COMMON QUESTIONS I GET FROM NEW RUNNERS

COMMON QUESTIONS I GET FROM NEW RUNNERS
Are you a runner in Greenville SC? Running, the most popular form of exercise since the creation of mankind. Whether you are a new or seasoned runner, many of these athletes seem to ask me the same questions. If you are a runner, or considering implementing running into your exercise program, then maybe you have some of these similar questions?    Is it bad to run every day? Why or why not?Yes, especially for the new runner or average person. With all exercise, workouts cause micro t...
Posted on 2018-08-29

A SIMPLE WAY TO AVOID RUNNING INJURIES

A SIMPLE WAY TO AVOID RUNNING INJURIES
Did you know that the annual injury rate for runners is as high as 66%?! Unfortunately, our bodies may not be as prepared as we think to get out and run. So how do top level athletes manage to avoid this statistic and stay in their sport? They do this by incorporating other non-running strengthening exercises into their routines.  If you live in Greenville SC and are thinking about getting back into running (or increasing your distance), then it’s time to start doing some...
Posted on 2018-08-20

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