Flip Flops: A Good Shoe to Wear?
Um…no. Flip flops are a “flop” when it comes to being supportive and biomechanically sound. However, I will still bust out my flip flops in the summer…to walk short distances. Seriously, flip flops should not be an everyday shoe in the warm weather. I know, I know. They are cute, make a fun sound when we walk,…Read More
Pilates for Triathletes Run Part I: The Single Leg Squat
Whether you’re the occasional, recreational, or elite runner, there is one common link that should exist between all runners. It is independent of how the foot hits the ground or if the shoe is $50 or $250. It is also independent of age. The common link that should exist with all runners is: a strong, stable and efficient hip-pelvic-core complex. The parts…Read More
Achilles Tendonitis: Overload that Tendon!
Achilles pain is one of the most common lower leg injuries and it can be very debilitating. Although it is usually associated with runners, it can affect anyone including: cyclists, walkers, new shoe wearers and basketball players. If the achilles pain is chronic (usually more than 1 month), there is one common exercise I prescribe to all…Read More
Although it may feel like it at the time, this is not a death sentence for your foot. Wow, that heel pain is intense. It travels to your arch. You dread waking up in the morning to experience those first few steps. Walking barefoot becomes almost unbearable. Will you ever run, let alone walk, without…Read More