running injuries

Attention Runners!! your knee and back problems could be a direct result of weak adductors

The job of adductor is to bring your legs together during the swinging movement of either walking or running, thereby, keeping your knees, pelvis & postural form in alignment. With weak adductors, knees tend to have a side way orientation during walking or running, creating all the misalignment by forcing the other muscle groups to …

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Tight Hamstrings -> Misaligned spine -> Increased Running Injuries

Sitting for long hours, leaning forward to work on laptop, reading or checking cell phone – all these seemingly non-consequential activities keeps our hamstrings in a short position for hours. Adding insult to injury, the tight hamstrings leads to spinal misalignment. This gives the first foothold to the ‘Beast’ that has been able to make …

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Running Injuries are result of Imbalance – YOGA helps restore the balance

“Balance is the key to injury prevention, as all running injuries are the result of imbalance. By maintaining balance in your body – front to back, side to side, top to bottom – you’re actively preventing overuse injuries.” – Sage Rountree In order to fathom and get a deeper insight into a phenomenon, you need …

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Running Form – an exemplification of Postural Habits

As a runner, you realize the importance of “Running Form” to efficiently optimize the stride. You also know that running, being a repetitive weight bearing movement, may eventually lead to disastrous ill effect, unless the right “Running Form” is maintained throughout the run. When runners run, they check, recheck, constantly evaluate & correct their Running …

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