On the Road Again: Running After Injury

“Relax! Hands down, quick feet, back straight, eyes forward.” Last week, I returned to running for the first time since my visit to the orthopedic surgeon’s office 3-months ago. My stress fracture has healed, and I’m learning to deal with the lingering effects of my plantar fasciitis. But, man is it tough starting all over again! […]

Runners Embrace Discomfort to Make Gains

Life is suffering. This is Buddha’s first noble truth, and one that we understand well as runners. We try hard to avoid suffering by taking ice baths, gobbling Advil, and wearing compression gear. But, we should embrace our discomfort if we want to become stronger. Training is simply forced adaptation. We stress our bodies by […]