Do HOKAs live up to the hype?

Hokas have become incredibly popular as of late. They’re a “maximalist” shoe company that offers a ton of cushion in the heel or rearfoot. So is that a good or bad thing? It depends. It’s good if a runner is recovering from something like metatarsalgia or plantar fasciitis as the…

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My advice for preventing injuries.

I wanted to share with you an actual e-mail conversation between a patient and myself.  This patient is an elite runner with whom I’ve worked with in the past. She asks, “I have a question/ inquiry, I have been back to running as usual for few months now and things…

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The Benefits of Strength Training for Runners

The specificity rule of training tells us that in order to be better at our given sports, we need to train at that sport. So yes, the surest way to run better is to run, and if your time is limited, devote most of it to running. However, the fastest…

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