Hitting the track, hard

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After my successful Boston Marathon comeback, I rested for a couple of weeks with many non-running days and much shorter distance on running days. I don't know exactly why or how, but I had felt remarkably well in the days immediately following the race. I would usually have sore legs and be hobbling or limping around quite a bit, ...

Asymmetrical foot strike

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Nothing about human body is perfectly symmetrical. Shapes of eyes and ears, length of arms, legs and feet, for example. Unless it is noticeably asymmetrical, one usually does not worry too much about it. But what if such asymmetry causes injuries and what if s/he can correct it to fix the injuries? I think s/he ...

Breathing that makes sense

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Every now and then, I am sure this has happened to you, people ask me what I think while running, often with a hint of mockery or superiority that running is so boring to them and they don't understand why anyone would spend time just running. When I share that with them, they are quick ...