Tag Archive for 'running'

I’ve been swimming once a week for the past few months. Last week, as I finished, another patron was waiting for my lane. We exchanged hellos and he asked if the water was warm. “I don’t usually swim. I’m a runner.” But, this,” he said, motioning to a very swollen, purple ankle. Turns out, he […]

X + Y = Wellness?

Last week, Katy Bowman of Aligned and Well posted a link to this study, titled: Bone density comparisons in male competitive road cyclists and untrained controls   and asked her 10k plus Facebook fans whether we would expect that male cyclists had higher or lower bone mineral density in their spines than controls.  Most people said […]

Explore More : June 21st

More hydrangea goodness from my yard.  There’s something about this time of year when my plants seem out of control, and everything is lush and full that makes me overlook the weeds and untended beds.  I love it. Speaking of things I love, I love brownies and I am on a quest for the perfect […]

Explore More : March 29th

Lord, have mercy!  We have been sick, sick, sick at my house.  There is a terrible stomach virus – norovirus? – raging in these parts and if you have escaped it, feel blessed.  This is on top of bouts of flu and vertigo we’ve had at our house the past few weeks.  Throw in a […]

I’ve got lots for you this week.  Let’s dive in! If you asked me whether or not I had good mobility in my thoracic spine (basically the part from the bottom of your neck down to the lower back) I would tell you it was just fine.  But when I tried the first rotation from […]

Should You Be Running?

I ran a 5K on Saturday.  As I am wont to do when in the company of a lot of people using their bodies (or, truth be told, anywhere people are standing, sitting, or moving in the slightest) I studied people’s bodies. (No, not like that.) I watched how their bodies were working. Before I […]