How to stay off the DL

Compression wear is all good and well, but it won't be the thing that keeps you from getting injured.

I hesitate to write this post, because, of course, as soon as it goes out, I'll get injured! But a few knocks on wood and here we go. No runner wants to be injured. In fact, I'd say there are few things more miserable than an injured runner. I'm a pretty big believer that injuries don't just "happen," and that there are quite a few … [Read more...]

The magic behind the fix

The sock doc at work on my feet

You all know I made the trip to North Carolina last week to see Dr. Stephen Gangemi, aka the sock doc. Because I can't completely (or at all) articulate how he worked his magic with my feet, I thought I'd let him take over. It's fascinating stuff, but most importantly, it works! Here it is in his words: Hey there Zippy Gang. Amanda … [Read more...]

Pinch Me!

Easing my way back with the AlterG'Cause I think this running thing's really happening. I started back this week on the AlterG anti-gravity treadmill. Two runs down with no pain during or after. I went into this a bit unsure if this was the time to give it a go or not. My most recent set of MRIs looked pretty good, but I still felt that I … [Read more...]

What If?

Before I get started with my post, a little housekeeping note. If you didn't win my Pacific Health Labs giveaway (and 117 of you did not!), they are generously offering my readers a 20 percent discount on all orders through Feb. 15. Just go here and enter the code ZIPPY.Back to our regularly scheduled program...  If you had to put … [Read more...]