What is Run Specific Core Training?

In 2008, Canadian Triathlete Carolyn Murray finally realized her dream of being selected for the Olympic triathlon team. Murray was often in the lead pack off the bike. However, despite being an excellent runner, she would fade during the run. After trying many strategies, Carolyn tried something different altogether. She doubled down on her core … Read more

Strength Training for Runners with Coach Laurie Porter

As a running coach and professional fitness trainer, I see the absolute necessity of implementing strength training into your routine. After all, if you just run, you will develop muscle imbalances. Because of the repetitive nature of running, muscle imbalances will eventually lead to injury. Many common injuries of the low back, hips, knees ankles … Read more

Incorporating Strength Training into Running During the Coronavirus Pandemic

There was a long debate on how to best incorporate strength training into a runner’s training program. While the consensus now states that strength training should be incorporated in some way in every runner’s training program, the age-old questions still remain – how much, how often, can you still get a good workout in a … Read more

Mobility Training for Performance and Injury Prevention with Allison Feldt, DPT

This is the second post in a four part series geared directly to runners, prepared for us by Allison Feldt, DPT Physical Therapist and Owner of Body Motion Physical Therapy. Find Part 1 here Regarding Body Maintenance Post-Run The Importance of Mobility Training for Performance and Injury Prevention Let’s talk mobility. As a runner your … Read more

Body Maintenance Post Run with Allison Feldt, DPT

This is the first post in a four part series geared directly to runners, prepared for us by Allison Feldt, DPT Physical Therapist and Owner of Body Motion Physical Therapy. Body Maintenance Post Run Running is a major time commitment. When you are committed to running, especially if training for long distances, most of your … Read more