Category Archives: Avoiding Injury

Well, THAT’S a Stupid Place to Put a Rock

The streets in my neighborhood all slope down from the center of the road to either side. Basically, they look like wide, shallow upside down letter Vs. This is incredibly annoying to a runner who focuses on form and wears … Continue reading

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Still on my Grind 24/7/365: Running News and a New Doctor

Well, college got crazy for awhile (I had a paper or presentation due almost every day for 3-4 weeks) so I haven’t been able to update this magnificent blog in awhile. So here’s what’s been going on as far as … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Two Kinds of Pain

Today, the area where I previously had a stress fracture (right on the 4th metacarpal) was hurting all day on both feet. Thus, I was confronted with the age-old question that countless runners have faced: to tough it out and … Continue reading

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