Tag: avoiding injury

  • Strength Training for Runners

    Strength Training for Runners

    Written by Patrick Sherrod. Patrick is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, RRCA Certified Running Coach and StretchMed CST. I was recently asked about my thoughts on strength training for runners and my response in a single word: YES!!  Strength training provides us with numerous benefits that go so far beyond running so I will do…

  • Stretching: Focus on Flexibility

    Stretching: Focus on Flexibility

    Written by Patrick Sherrod. Patrick is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, RRCA Certified Running Coach and StretchMed CST. **You can stretch anytime, anywhere. Just follow these tips to do it safely and effectively.** You know exercise is important, but what about stretching? Does stretching take a back seat to your exercise routine? Not so fast.…

  • Choosing the Best Shoe for You

    Choosing the Best Shoe for You

    Written by Kim Brown, PT, DPT The question you all wished you knew the answer to. What type of running shoe is best for YOU? It is a question elite runners and recreational runners strive to answer. Will the shoe prevent injuries from occurring, will it make you faster? Or how about this, do you…

  • Rotate your shoes for better running

    Rotate your shoes for better running

    Written by Steve Jackson, November 28, 2023 Most people who own a car know the importance of rotating the tires to prevent excessive wear and prolong the life of the tires; runners should consider doing the same with their running shoes. NO, not wearing the left shoe on the right foot, but rotating 2 or 3…