Injury Prevention: Page 39

Dealing with a current injury? Have a chronic pain? Check out our many, many articles on how to prevent injuries, what to do when suffering from one and when to seek medical attention.

A First-Hand Look At The Alter-G Antigravity Treadmill

We got the chance to take a first-hand look at the Alter-G antigravity treadmill that is used at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.  The Alter-G is one of the most exciting new innovations in injury prevention and is one of the most utilized pieces of equipment at the OTC.

Sports Science Update: So Much For The Footprint Test

A new study suggests you can’t reduce your running injury risk by matching your footprint to your arch. For many years, running shoe experts have used the so-called footprint test to match individual runners with the right type of shoe to minimize their injury risk. In this test, the runner wets the underside of his […]

Head Over Heels

Nothing brings more heartache between this runner and her shoes than plantar fasciitis. Dear Sauconys,   I can’t begin to tell you how much I miss you. I know it’s going to take some time before we can go back to how things were, but I just want to say I’m sorry. Believe me, this […]

Learning From The Young

I was poking around online the other day, just one of those random acts of surfing that begin so innocently and end up becoming a two-hour abuse of time, when I came upon a Runner’s World forum on the pros and cons of ice baths. I’m a big fan of them, and make my runners take […]

Runners Set New Personal Records With The Runner’s Diary

Next to running shoes, a training diary is the most important piece of training equipment a runner owns. Running coach and fitness journalist Matt Fitzgerald has improved upon this critical training tool with his new book, The Runner’s Diary: A Daily Training Log. Whether training to set a personal record in a 5K race or […]