Getting your “posterior” in shape for your next 10k

Getting your “posterior” in shape for your next 10k

I’ve been a runner my entire life. Sometimes I’ve run short and fast; sometimes I’ve done ultra distances or even been part of a multi-sport event. For each type of running, I can see my body adapt and easily become dominant in one area while it grows weak in another. I have also had the opportunity to coach many women runners of all body shapes, sizes, ages and speeds. Though each woman is unique, there have been some similarities, often in terms of weak areas which can be overlooked and neglected during training.

Becoming comfortable being uncomfortable

Becoming comfortable being uncomfortable

I think life has taught me a few things about training; that even though repetition of the same activity can generate promising results for some - for others - it can lead to any number of musculoskeletal injuries. Maybe I was fortunate, but in my early 20's I realized I was one of the latter.... What I witnessed others do in a training week would leave me broken, icing tendonitis and strains. (Yes, I did say fortunate - so please read on to understand).