Workout Wednesday – IT Band Exercises for Runners

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It is Workout Wednesday! And yes, I just decided ‘Workout Wed’ is going to be a thing, and I’m pretty excited about it. A few years ago I hurt my IT Band following the Disney World Marathon. My band was too tight and weak and caused major pain in my knee. I was benched for weeks and had to go to physical therapy and everything. You can read about my IT Band diagnosis and … [Read more...]

Pre-Run Ab Work

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I run in the morning so most of the time I get outta bed, sip iced coffee and check email while waking up for a few minutes. Then, I get out the door when my body is still pretty asleep and cold. But I should warm it up a bit – especially as the weather is getting cooler. And I need to focus on doing more core to get my body ready for a tough racing season ahead. (I have a … [Read more...]