Tag: running

Ep125 – Born to Run (revisited)

Ep125 – Born to Run (revisited)

 
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This is an ever-popular topic in fitness, health, and athletic circles. More specifically, humans are born to locomote, or get from Point A to Point B using their legs as upright bipedal ambulators. This includes walking, jogging/running, and sprinting. These abilities are endemic to the human beast, anchored by our evolutionary biology, and necessary for Lifetime Athletes. But how much…

Ep049 – Mail Bag…How to Run Faster

Ep049 – Mail Bag…How to Run Faster

 
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The most common request from runners I coach is to help them to run faster. In this episode, PK & I discuss the scientific principles involved in becoming a more rapid locomotor, and the artful application of common sense in that approach. We break down the questions of an audience member and explain the steps we used in the coaching…

Ep042 – Kevin Davis…Hunting and Running for Life!

Ep042 – Kevin Davis…Hunting and Running for Life!

 
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Today, in this People with Perspectives show, I had the great pleasure of visiting with athlete, hunter, and renaissance man Kevin Davis. Profiled in Montana filmmaker Erik Petersen’s A Few Steps Further, Kevin provides many valuable insights on a life well-lived. In our conversation, we discuss Kevin’s athletic journey from all-around sports competitor, to rugby player, to ultramarathon runner. We…

Foot Function and Running Shoe Selection

Spring is right around the corner in some parts of the country, and the change of seasons gets many folks thinking about reviving or revving up their running program. This often coincides with shopping for a new pair of running shoes. The title of this week’s article has the potential to be an immense topic, but I’m going to a…

Ep041 – Foot Function and Running Shoe Selection

Ep041 – Foot Function and Running Shoe Selection

 
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The human foot is an amazing example of architecture and mechanics. Understanding how our feet are designed to work, and facilitating that performance, can help to make our running more enjoyable. Application of proper foot function also increases both performance and orthopedic longevity. Utilizing footwear that encourages natural gait patterns, and progressing training intelligently, can restore the natural optimal function…

Ep007 – The Locomotion

Ep007 – The Locomotion

 
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Human locomotion can take on several forms, and today PK and I discuss the attributes of running. We look at running not just as an exercise tool that most of us can use for health and fitness, but also as a natural functional capacity within the human. We link this discussion up to considerations on the efficiency of the one…