Testimony Tuesday (Week 3) I Tore My Hamstring and I Saw My Spirit Animal

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Where I’ve Been

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from Mary Cain on Instagram Hey everybody! I want to open up a bit about where I’ve been. These past couple of years I have been caught in an injury cycle – caught in that constant push to get back

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and Dysfunction in Runners

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by Emily Kraus, MD, PM&R Sports Medicine Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University Low back and buttock pain is a common and frustrating ailment in runners, athletes, and even the general population. Identifying the exact pain generator is often

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Embracing the Struggle

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by Heather Kampf Not just any body can do what mine has done. Run a half mile in 2 minutes flat Run a full mile under 4:20 Won MN State High School Titles, Big Ten Titles, An NCAA Title, US

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One Year Post-Op

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by Amanda Rego from Giving the Glory A year ago I traveled to a foreign country and had my leg sliced open. A 5″ purple scar remains, serving as a reminder of just how far I had to go to

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The Stop Sign

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The short version: I am extremely sorry to say that I have to withdraw from the 2017 TCS NYC Marathon.   The long version: When your body starts slowing down, it’s a sign that it needs to stop. Moments after

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Waiting on a Breakthrough

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from Giving the Glory When most people talk about having a breakthrough it’s such a positive thing; a great achievement. But we must realize that the verge of a breakthrough can feel quite the opposite. Right before a big breakthrough,

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Running Into the Light

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from Giving the Glory There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. That’s how I started to feel about my running this month. For the first time in about six months I logged a couple of runs at a

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Black and White

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from Maria’s Instagram Sometimes it’s black and white. We have good days and we have bad days. Sometimes the results speak for themselves and the time is so stellar we know the work has been done and the battle against

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The First Step

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from Amy and Jesse You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I ran 400s on the track this morning. By most accounts, it was a great start to the

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