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The Secret to Sciatic Pain

Sciatica is a complex problem that many of us have either experienced, or know someone that has.  “Sciatic pain” however, is not just one problem but an umbrella term used to describe many different problems that cause the sensation of nerve pain in the area of the body controlled by the sciatic nerve. 382 more words

Physiotherapy

Little Hip Action

One of the most important parts of your body, especially for runners is the hips and it’s most often the most neglected. I fully attribute my back issues to a misalignment and/or lack of strength in my hips. 643 more words

Fitness

Piriformis Muscle

I encountered a person who is suffering from an inflamed Piriformis muscle so I decided to do some research on this muscle.  She is a pharmacist and spends most of her time at work in a seated position which may contribute to her dilemma.   61 more words

Fitness

Worse than Labor

Today’s Workout:
The Plan: 45 Minutes Strength
The Actual: Full Rest – see below :-(

I have a high tolerance for pain.  Like REALLY high.  Case in point, when the nurse teaching my sister’s birthing class said that any woman who goes natural AND has pitocin should have “BAD ASS” tattooed across her forehead, she simply turned to my brother-in-law, smirked, and said, “Yea, that was my sister.”  When she retold this story to me, I laughed and then said, “It really wasn’t that bad other than the last 20 minutes.   523 more words

Training

Stretching is hard

I am starting the week feeling refreshed and ready for an exciting week ahead! I love when I have plans scheduled for nearly every evening of the work week! 371 more words

Injury

Running Essentials (Vol. 1)

Being a runner myself, and working with a good amount of road warriors leaves me sympathetic to some of the wear and tear suffered due to this (sometimes) healthy addiction.  734 more words

General Information

Not much of a blogger...

So I’m failing miserably at this blogging malarkey!

Since my last post, I’ve run the Berlin Marathon in 4:31 and the Brighton Marathon in 4:24. 415 more words