Curing IT Band Pain: 3 New Exercises to Treat Illiotibial Band Syndrome

The worst injury I ever had was a severe case of illiotibial band syndrome (ITBS). For six months, I suffered from constant IT band pain and didn’t run a step.

Illiotibial band syndrome

My fascination with this injury led me to develop …

How to Stock Your Home Gym for $102 or Less (Video)

My ideal home gym will have a top of the line stationary bike and an Alter-G treadmill. The cost? A cool $100,000.

But until I hit the lottery, I don’t have an extra hundred thousand dollars lying around to …

How to Prevent Shin Splints: Mike Young on Shin Splint Treatments, Causes, and Myths

In this article, you’ll learn how to prevent shin splints – even though it’s a tricky injury to treat.

Shin Splints

For a coach, shin splints are the most frustrating injury because there’s no definitive cause, treatment, or method of prevention.…

What advice would you give a new runner about running injuries?

Let’s talk about your support network. Do you have one? Do you have an inner circle of trusted runners you can reach out to for advice?

Race Front Runners

I’ve been fortunate to have had hundreds of teammates over my 8-year career …

Frustrated, Slow and Injured: How DeAnne Got Healthy And Ran a 22 Minute PR

Transforming the lives of runners is why I love this job. Hearing the successes of my athletes gets me up in the morning and excited to get to work.

DeAnne Half Marathon PR

Nearly every day my inbox is flooded with success stories

How to Sleep Better, Faster, Longer: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Your Sleep

“I call them business meetings,” pro marathoner Ryan Hall once said about his daily nap.

Better Sleep

Ryan is the fastest American marathoner and half marathoner of all-time and is so adamant about his regular nap that he insists it’s part …

The Importance of a Running Annual Review (here’s one of mine too)

Rarely do we take a meaningful amount of time and step back from the bustle of our daily lives to reflect on our accomplishments and progresss.

Landscape

But it’s a valuable tool that can help you stay on track with …

The Powerful Benefits of Massage for Runners (and how to do self-massage on the cheap)

Do you love a good massage? You should: the benefits of massage for runners may help you attain your next personal best.

Benefits of Massage

Study the training of professional runners and you’ll notice that they have an entire team helping them …

How Franzi Went From Constant Injuries to Her First Marathon and 2 Personal Bests

Isn’t it amazing what you can accomplish when you make a few simple tweaks to your running?

Franzi Running

In just a few months, it’s possible to resolve chronic injuries, get even stronger, and run a slew of personal bests. With …

The Tomahawk Medicine Ball Workout – Video Demonstration

What if you could run more – while feeling stronger and getting far fewer injuries?

I think you can. 

In fact, if most runners incorporated just a few small changes to their training they’d see dramatic results with not …