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Return to Running with An Old Friend

As I make my way down the asphalt path I am conscious of the sound of my feet hitting the ground.  It’s something I usually don’t pay much attention to but today is different.  1,046 more words

Ultra Marathon

The Weekly Rundown: April 23-29

Another week down, and I’ll consider this week a success.

  • I ran each day (except Sunday- rest day), even if it was short and slow. These were treadmill runs, so if you’re one of those who doesn’t “count” treadmill runs, ignore this bullet point.
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Piriformis: The Muscle Behind The Pain- In Your Behind

Being one of the most irritated spots on the body, the Piriformis muscle can really become a pain in the rear. The Piriformis is a small, pear-shaped muscle located deep within the buttock (behind the gluteus maximus) and it runs diagonally, as the sciatic nerve runs vertically beneath it. 475 more words

Sometimes, You Just Have to Listen, for...

Faced with physical symptoms which I knew had metaphysical foundations, I finally did the Louise Hay and more research on what I already suspected.  I knew there was a metaphysical reason for the last weeks’ pain and suffering, but I just would not stop to take the time to figure it all out.   109 more words

Piriformis Syndrome

There is a sneaky little muscle in your bum that often makes your back , or legs hurt.

It’s sneaky as, whether or not you have a booty or a skinny ass,  its a muscle that hides underneath the big ( or skinny?) obvious bits. 223 more words

How to Perform a Piriformis Stretch Safely and Effectively

It is entirely possible that you haven’t heard of the piriformis muscle, and for that matter the piriformis stretch. How to perform it the right way? 32 more words

Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome? Either way, it's a pain in the butt...

What is sciatica?

A term commonly associated with pain, numbness, weakness and tingling in the regions of the buttocks, lower back and backs of the legs. 482 more words