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Why Run the Marathon?

 

Thank you Carlos Rocha for posting this video on Facebook!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYDiAnNlHPQ&feature=player_embedded#!

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Categories: marathon, running

A much over looked part of running–The Big Toe

 

Big toe inflexibility can be the root of knee pain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLJsg1g_bJc

Categories: running

Foot Health

December 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Watch how the force is distributed from the heel through the achilles and watch the flexion in the ankle (importance of stretching ankle area).

Categories: running

Hydration

November 15, 2009 Leave a comment

How do you know you’re hydrated? Check the color of your urine. If it is pale or a straw color (mostly clear) you’re sufficiently hydrated. One study concluded over 50% of people start their exercise session inadequately hydrated.

Categories: hydration, running

101 Tips for Completing Your First Marathon

August 10, 2009 Leave a comment
Introduction

Running a marathon is a lifetime achievement and is most likely on many a runner’s bucket list. However, it can be difficult to navigate through the rough roads of training. This quick reference guide will help you reach this monumental goal. Read a tip everyday to stay on course and to maintain the right direction. Good luck and enjoy the journey.

Tip #1
If you have been running or jogging allow 7 months for training. It takes time for your muscles, ligaments, and tendons to adjust not to mention your heart and lungs.
Look for tip #2 tomorrow!