The Habit Project Blog
Injuries are epidemic in running. Studies suggest that upwards of 50% of runners experience injury. Of that injured population, 70% of those runners will experience another injury within 12 months. So what can be done to improve our chances of staying injury free? The single most powerful thing we can manipulate to reduce our...read more
Running shoes; has common sense been left behind?
This is the eternally confusing question for many runners: What is the best shoe for me? There seems to be an ever swinging pendulum between high stability shoes and minimalist shoes. There is so much confusion out there between the marketing from shoe manufactures, “expert opinions”, testimonials and evangelists, old myths, and dogma, that somewhere...read more
6 Questions to Ask Your Personal Trainer
Investing time researching your new trainer is time well spent. Most of us will shop around for a doctor, a dentist, a chiropractor, or a therapist, but when it comes to finding a place to workout we spend more time exploring the facilities but forget to ask about the quality of the coaches. You’ll spend...read more
Should I fuel every workout?
Some time last year I noticed one of my coached athletes in bike class chomping her way through energy drink, gels and bloks in the middle of a 90 minute to 2 hours low-stress easy ride. She had been training hard, recovery was on tap, and she was diligently fueling. Now, the fact she was...read more