Physical Therapy: The Mental Component

I have been in physical therapy for my injuries for about six months now. We finally finished rehabbing a few weeks ago, and now we are focused on prevention.  What my therapist calls performance-based therapy has consisted of strength and explosive exercises.  The exercises are sport specific, and he observes my running pattern, as well. […]

Tips for Beginners

A couple of months ago, while perusing the NYCRUNS site, I found out about the Take Your Base 5K. The added features of a baseball game, barbecue and day at the beach seemed like just the right amount of enticement to get El Profesor to run the race.  I didn’t expect him to, and I […]

This Coming Week in Training

I am not currently in training, specifically. However I am working towards healing my injury and building up my strength, speed and endurance. My focus on endurance training is a bit different from what it was before my injury.  My prior strategy was just to hang on for as long as possible. Now, I focus so much […]

Stage Recess

Last month, I started a new job. I had a few days between finalizing my offer and beginning work, so I decided to live it up a little. I ran long in Central Park, window shopped on Madison Ave.  But one of my favorite things that I did was see an open rehearsal for the […]