Running With The Injury Bug

When I began training for my first half marathon I never really worried about succumbing to injury.  I thought that if I just gradually increased my mileage and stuck to my training schedule I would go injury-free throughout the training process.  Unfortunately, about a month away from my half marathon I began to suffer fromContinue reading “Running With The Injury Bug”

Runner’s Knee: How to deal with it and recover quickly

If you are experiencing a pain beneath your knee cap after a run then there is a high probability you have runner’s knee.  I will give you a few seconds to come to terms with that.  I know, I know, it’s hard to imagine.  Unfortunately, I am about to say something that will surely makeContinue reading “Runner’s Knee: How to deal with it and recover quickly”

The Road to Recovery: A Battle Against Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee sucks.  There, I said it.  Frankly, there is really no way to say it better unless I throw in a few curse words to spice it up.  But, I’d rather refrain from adding superfluous words that will only fuel negativity.  Well, maybe I will say just one curse word, “Fudge!” (On my ice cream? Continue reading “The Road to Recovery: A Battle Against Runner’s Knee”

Knowing When To Say Stop: A Runner’s Misfortune

I hate being injured.  I despise it with every fiber of my being.  After running 10 miles on Sunday I was excited to find that there was minimal soreness and no apparent sign of pain.  I went on about my day proud of my run and looking forward to our upcoming Cowtown Half Marathon.  However,Continue reading “Knowing When To Say Stop: A Runner’s Misfortune”