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By Thomas Do Canto  The ‘drop’ of a running shoe, as it’s commonly referred to, is the difference in midsole height or thickness between the heel and forefoot. I feel that at this point in time, more so than ever, running shoe companies are releasing various models that have a...
Runner's Tribe - Run School Minimalist, maximalist, zero drop, traditional, soft foam, hard foam, high stack height, low stack height, stiff soles, flexible soles, magic foam that makes you float or fly.  Or whatever. Whilst the science on all the above is minimalistic in itself, one study that shows that...
Are warmer temperatures and longer days beckoning you outside and into the woods for some trail running? More than 8 million people in the U.S. are estimated to trail run every year, making it an ever-growing popular sport. Trail running offers the amazing cardio benefits you get from running...
Perhaps because of the alliteration, “flat feet” sounds like something that came out of a comic book and not a fitness injury that needs your attention. In addition to its rather funny sound, fallen arches are not terribly painful, at least when compared to plantar fasciitis and some other...
As a runner, your feet are your best investment. Health issues which involve your feet can greatly impact your running career. These might include conditions like plantar fasciitis, hammer toe, and surprising to some, foot deformities. Your feet are composed of your ankles, heels, and toes with each foot being...
Running is a pleasurable and healthy activity. Still, few things can slow a runner down like an unexpected injury. From heel aches to muscle damage, there’s a wealth of problems that any active person may encounter. So, here are some of the most common running ailments and how to...
Running is as much a mental sport as it is physical. As an endurance activity, you must both manage physical pain and exercise mental fortitude in order to overcome limits. At times the mental strength that you display can heighten your risk for possible injury, especially when it is...
The 5 Minute Morning Protocol for Heel Pain - Plantar Fasciitis By Thomas Do Canto   Almost without exception, everyone I see with heel pain due to plantar fasciitis will have ‘first step’ pain when getting up in the morning or when getting up after being seated for a while. Often...
© 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. The Achilles tendon comes under an incredible amount of strain in the normal day-to-day life of most runners. It is therefore often the victim of strain/injury secondary to overuse. Understandably, our calf muscles are closely linked to our Achilles tendon, when one suffers...
5 Foot Strengthening Tips for Runners © 2017 Runner’s Tribe, all rights reserved. By Tristan Ferris. M.D. – Runner’s Tribe What shoes to wear, gait analysis, orthotics, stability vs. neutral shoes; endless gimmicks. Finding consensus among professionals, most with vested interests can be a challenge. However, one close to unanimous opinion is that...