It’s the small things we do everyday that make a difference to our health later on. This round of links highlights posts from around the web on strategies we can implement on a (near) daily basis to keep up our physical well-being. Consider it basic body maintenance (in 5’s). Everyday Exercises Bret Contreras shares his… Read More
A collection of interesting posts from around the web.
Some interesting findings from around the web: Melissa McEwen wrote a great satire piece titled “Just Kale Me: How your Kale habit is slowly destroying your health and the world“. She uses real research findings to paint a very bleak portrait of the effects eating kale has on our bodies and the environment. Is kale… Read More
Running can be one of the most effective forms of exercise, but for many the hardest part may be getting started. The perceived “hardness” of running is a large barrier to overcome for non-runners. In order to reap the benefits of any form of exercise you need to do it regularly, and that is much… Read More
Whenever I’m in the market for new running shoes I’m always tempted to take the plunge and give Vibram Five Fingers a try. This week I came across a post from trainer Mark Perry detailing how he went from hating to loving his Vibrams. I don’t have much experience with them so I can’t really… Read More
I stumbled across a lot of running related links this week worth sharing. The first is an article written by podiatrist Ian Griffiths that appeared on the website Kinetic Revolution titled Overpronation: Accurate or Out of Date Terminology. He makes several strong arguments for why we should remove the word from our vocabulary, stating: …it… Read More
One topic that’s been on my mind lately is patellofemoral pain syndrome (runner’s knee). This is a problem I’ve seen often the clinic and I’ve had bouts with myself as well. Researchers are closing in on the cause of the problem, but long-term outcomes for treatment remain poor. What had me thinking of this today… Read More