YMCA Turkey Trot

Run Specific Core Strength

Run Specific Core Strength

Through my time working with countless runners, I have learned that runner’s care about many things… How many miles they can do this week, what they get to eat after their long runs, chasing down their next PR, what shoes to wear, and the list goes on and on. Caring...
Importance of Your Hips while Running

Importance of Your Hips while Running

Running has one of the HIGHEST INJURY RATES per year of all sports with nearly 80% of runner’s suffering an injury that derails their training. It makes sense when you start to think about it. Running is extremely repetitive. This repetitive motion is a really easy...
How To Avoid Shin Splints

How To Avoid Shin Splints

Most runners have heard of the term “shin splints”. If you haven’t experienced it yourself you at least know someone who has. Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a common term among runners and affects about 35% of the running population (1)....
Three Most Common Types of Runs

Three Most Common Types of Runs

My first step in preparing for another YMCA Buffalo Niagara Turkey Trot (my fourth in a row since moving to Buffalo in 2015), was ironically, not a step at all. Instead of opening the door and starting to run, I opened the laptop and started googling “running training...