Archive | March, 2014

Sometimes You Just Need to Refocus

It’s no secret that things haven’t been going well for me running-wise lately. For just over a year now, actually. Every time I get in a groove and start running regularly, something happens and my body rebels. So instead of repeating the pattern over and over again – which I’m getting really sick of – […]

I’ve Opened a Can of Worms

I mentioned that my hip flexor was bothering me a little after the race. Well after I could hardly walk on Sunday and Monday I decided to pay a visit to Dr. Ball. Turns out I have iliopsoas tendinitis, and it’s not just my hip flexor that hurts anymore. The pain has extended to the […]

Race Recap: Phoenix Half Marathon

After taking 4 weeks off and just coming back from my foot injury, I knew this race wasn’t going to be pretty. Plus, with a predicted storm happening during the race, I didn’t want to set any real goals – just go out and run 13.1 miles. I made a promise to myself that I […]

Training Update: Feb. 24th – March 2nd

I went to my chiropractor on Monday and was complaining to him about my sore foot and he helped me make an important realization. I’ve been wearing custom orthotics for about 8 months now and I pretty much wear them all day every day. Since the orthotics are supporting my feet, my foot muscles don’t […]