Tolerance Tolerance is very subjective. Our suggestion is that when anyone instructs you to “exercise, progress, weight bear, etc. to tolerance”, that you ask for clarification on that person’s definition of tolerance. Every individual defines tolerance differently. Tolerance does not necessarily mean; all you can mentally bear. The subject of the ‘tolerance’ is not your […]
The repetitive nature of endurance sports creates an environment for most of us where sooner or later something hurts. Understanding the factors that led to the problem can provide useful insight into: resolving the discomfort; healing the tissue; preventing recurrence; and learning so that performance improves. Most injuries in Endurance Sports fall into four categories. […]
If you are setting up an exercise area at home, here are our recommendations for acquisition. This list is prioritized based on utility and budget. The first seven items we consider the minimum necessary to fully utilize any of our Balanced Movement Online programs. Yoga Mat Stability Ball Kneeling Pad Set of Resistance Tubing with […]
Finding Your Line on the Trail Trail Running Workshop Durham REI Thursday February 8th, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 pm Trail running can provide a wonderful outdoors experience, but also provides unique challenges. Developing the stability to navigate the terrain can give you a flowing smooth run instead of a sore aching body. Join us for […]
A tasty table is always a great start Blueberry, Ginger, Cashew Rice Cakes Baked Rice Balls: Ham Bacon Pineapple and Sweet Potato Bacon (from Feed Zone Portables) Hard Boiled Eggs Roasted Potatoes rolled in parmesan and salt Baked Eggs with bacon and cheese All of this portions and packs well for ride, run or hike. […]
Going off road can be a refreshing and exhilarating experience, but it also challenging. In a previous post and the Endurance Magazine August 2016 Off Road issue we talked about the importance of being able to find and follow the line of the trails. In this article we explore finding the central line of your […]
Basic Biomechanics of Gait (in Running and Walking)
Spring is here, and for a lot of us, this season begs us to get out on the bike. There are many joys we can all find in cycling. Here are a few of mine I thought would be worth sharing.
Is there such a thing as NON-distance running? By default, doesn’t running cover distance? What really is ‘distance’ anyway? Brian muses on what it means to cover ground on two feet.
The core is a functional concept, not an anatomical address.