Tracking your runs: Monitoring your cycle
Females participating in aesthetic sports often talk about, or are impacted by, menstrual cycles. For example, within dance and gymnastics, females often experience their first period (menarche) later than ‘normal’, […]Read more..
The High Five of Favourite Running Socks: Let’s Sock and Roll
Running and running shoes are a pair that are usually talked about a lot. Runners check out shoe reviews (or at least I do!) and we try different ones to […]Read more..
Tracking your runs
Runners love to track. Tracking looks different for everyone, but most often takes the form of: Indicating what days you run Recording the distance or pace of your run Totalling […]Read more..
Finding Your Why
I’ve heard many times that it’s important to “Find Your Why?” But to be very honest, I struggle with what that means. Maybe my why is just lost. Sometimes I think I’ve found it. That I’ve found some magic reason that makes sense as to why I run.Read more..
Running “Prehab”: Preventing Injury with a CAMPT Physiotherapist
It’s easy to take movement for granted. Each day we rely on the ability of our bodies to perform movements of daily life. When we run, we utilize our muscles […]Read more..
How to Become a Better Runner: A Focus on Pelvic Health
When I started running about a decade ago, if I ever thought about strengthening, I thought about the typical muscle groups–leg muscles, like quadriceps, hamstrings, and calf muscles for power […]Read more..
Running and Pregnancy: What People Should Consider
I often think about how amazing the human body is. The stamina, adaptability, and resilience that it continually demonstrates raises the bar as to what people are capable of. No […]Read more..
The High Five: It’s Getting Hot!
Anyone else have a long run this past weekend that left you feeling “huh???” You know the feeling: training is flowing along beautifully and then suddenly you’re on the struggle […]Read more..
Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs in Toronto 2020-2021: How we can continue to adapt
We’ve all become eerily familiar with the concept of lockdown and stay-at-home orders here in Toronto. Being a Toronto runner has come with some privilege over the last year, but […]Read more..
Talking It Out: Sports Psychology and Running
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I thought it would be a good time to talk about my own personal journey with how my mental health […]Read more..