Street 2 ELITE

The inaugural Street 2 ELITE intro session is complete! We had a great time discussing our FAST program design with participants including strength, power, mobility and stability exercises, which ALL runners (not just elites) should include in their training. What is the Street 2 ELITE program? Well since you asked… The purpose of the Street … Read More

Monster band Lateral Slides

In this post, I break down a drill that we  use for folks with varying pain or movement issues: The Monster Band Lateral Slide. Some important pieces to remember here: No matter what type of resistance you are using it is very important to continuously cue your clients to maintain the most strict spinal ‘alignment’ … Read More

Crazy glue, duct tape and…running?

Today’s post is the next piece of the running pie after previously discussing why strength training is so crucial to a runner’s routine. What is stabilization training you ask? It’s the glue and duct tape which maintains good posture and uses energy efficiently while we run. If you are unstable while running, you ask your … Read More

Running Medicine 2014 recap

I returned from the Running Medicine 2014 conference in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend armed not only with new information to help runners I work with and myself become better at what we love, but a better appreciation of how complex the health and medicine fields really are and how we’re always developing new research … Read More

Your personal trainer is more valuable than your physical therapist; just sayin’

THERE. I said it. If you have never done BOTH, then you probably don’t have a good grasp on where I’m coming from. I’ll start with a story from my not so distant past. I was a first year physical therapy student (SPT). Until that point, I’d earned two degrees in exercise science, held several … Read More