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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...
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...
Have you gotten a new pair of running shoes that aren’t the most comfortable? Is nagging arch pain giving you the sense you might need more arch support in your running shoe? You may be in the market for running inserts or orthopedic insoles . . . and you’re...
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...
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of plantar heel pain in both runners and non-runners, and one of the most prevalent causes of foot pain in general with 10% of people experiencing plantar fasciitis across their lifespan (1). Plantar fasciitis affects both sedentary and athletic people. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 people experience heel pain at some point. Although plantar fasciitis occurs at all ages, the highest risk of occurrence of plantar fasciitis is between 40 and 60 years of age. There is no known sex bias.
RT: Tom, good to have you back on RT.  How is the running going? TDC: Thanks for having me, always a pleasure. Running is going well thanks, taking the foot off the pedal a bit since World Half Marathon Champs in March but looking to gear up for a marathon...
© 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...
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...
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...