The name of this blog is a bit of an exaggeration…maybe. My intent with this blog is to discuss the quick transition that can happen from injured to return to run to training to overreaching. The definition of overreaching is: ‘defeat one’s own purpose by trying to do more than is possible’. I actually laughed … More Tipping Point
JUST DO IT! …But I can understand it is intimidating if you are new to running or have previously been a fair-weather runner and now are being forced outside in the winter conditions! So here are some tips that I hope will help you along the way, because weather is NOT an excuse to skip … More Winter Running Tips
I have been around the return from injury track a few times now and I think there are some important disclaimers those that are experiencing it for the first time can benefit from. Or even if you have had setbacks and injuries before these are still important reminders and it was beneficial for me to … More Return to running post injury
But seriously remember that dial approach to training I wrote so eloquently about (https://torunningchiro.com/2020/05/22/training-intensity-dial/)? Yeah, I did not listen to my own advice. I built up too quick after taking some time off in May and ended up with the same issue from the spring flaring up. There is no denying that I have a … More Oops I did it again! But WHY?!
Well I have been back to the clinic for over a month now. AND I AM SO EXCITED!! It has been so great to help people in real life. I have felt so spoiled to be able to see people in the flesh although only half of their face but hey I will take it! … More Back to work and the new normal
Well being smart and taking it easy certainly is easier said than done. And I thought I was in a good place. But after increased aching in my leg Monday night. I decided to scale it back again this week. Because guess what?! I did too much over the weekend. It has made me reflect … More Training Intensity Dial
Well my running has been put on pause at the moment due to a potential injury. And here I am eating my own words (*instagram stories/blog) again. I THINK it has been well managed and I am ‘trying not to be injured’ rather than being injured BUT this brought up LOTS of feelings. Since I … More Taking a pause…
Since talking about training for the unknown in my last blog https://torunningchiro.com/2020/04/29/training-for-the-unknown/ I thought it would be fitting to give a look in to what my training has looked like over the last 7 weeks in self isolation. Now for me work has certainly slowed down and I have complete control over my schedule (see … More Self Isolation training camp!
We are in the midst of some bizarre times right now. With all of the spring races being cancelled and the fall races highly in jeopardy it can leave anyone feeling a little confused and lost. But we are runners and we will endure. So here are my ideas as to how to motivate and … More Training for the unknown
Well I am headed in to week seven of self isolation. It is so hard to believe. As a chiropractor my day to day has been significantly different. I do not know if you are like me but I typically schedule my life down to the minute so suddenly having all this free time can … More How I am dealing without my routine