How to Run 20 Miles Without Injury

by healthy ashley on November 13, 2009

I’ve been dreaming about hitting the 20 mile mark since I signed up for the marathon. Something about 20 miles just seems so BIG! Last week I planned on hitting my big mark but had to cut the run short. Yesterday I took a rest day to build up energy and yesterday evening I ate [...]


Icing My Running Obsession

by healthy ashley on February 19, 2009

I received some great comments and suggestions on my last post about shin splints. Check them out if you missed it! In case you’ve never been graced with shin splints yourself, I’d describe the pain as more of a “broken bone” type of pain more than just “sore muscle.” It hurts! All of yesterday and [...]


Uh Oh. Calling All Runners

by healthy ashley on February 18, 2009

Runners, I need your help! I’ve had this persistent pain in my shins that has kept me from running- or at least from running well or running long distances. This pain flares up anytime I use my calves- even when I simply squat down to tie my shoe. Any time something touches it or the [...]