Author Archives: Chance Kinney

So, you’re working from home. And your gym is closed. And your restaurants are take-out only. And day-care is closed. Are you losing your mind yet??? The good news is that our favorite activity, running, remains pretty much the same. Running is one of the best activities on the best of days. As it turns out, running is one of the best activities on the worst of days too. Fresh air, blood pumping, time out of the house, time to yourself — running can save our sanity in these high-anxiety times. But, we can only run for so many hours each day. That brings us back to the main problem with this shelter-in-place order — there are a lot of hours in the day to fill. As you wait out the next few weeks, here are seven of our favorite books to help you find some escape even when you can’t…

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I can’t remember which pair of shoes I bought when I first got into running a few years ago — and that’s a problem! Like a lot of fellow novice runners, I bought something online that looked like a pair of running shoes, threw them on, and hit the pavement. The pavement hit back, and everything hurt — shin splints, calf soreness, and quads that felt like they’d been on the wrong end of a meat tenderizer. But, that’s the price of getting into running, right? Not necessarily. Turns out, running doesn’t (always) have to be painful. It all starts with getting into the right pair of running shoes for you, and odds are you’re not going to get them by accident. That’s where the gait analysis comes in. The gait analysis — a detailed look at the way you move when running to determine which shoe is right for you — is…

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