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Top 3 Reasons Runners Fail  : McMillan Coaching

 
 

Guest Contributor:  Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT

How many of us complain of tight hamstrings, feeling stiff, or even like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz?  If you have ever felt like that, you may benefit from Myofascial Release, according to Christine Roper, MSPT, PYT  founder of Roper Physical Therapy.  In our latest blog, Christine explains how this therapy can help us feel a little more mobile.  Sound good? Their website has a lot of other great information on their services as well as healthy tips.   Check it out:

Do You Feel Stuck?

 

 

Guest Contributor:  Daniel Riggi, CSCS, CPT, NS

Not only is Danny Riggi a local personal trainer, he is certified with eight (yes, EIGHT; as in "8"!!) professional certifications, including one from the American College of Sports Medicine.  He also has his Bachelor of Science in Health and Fitness and is also working on his Master's.  So, yeah, we'd say he knows his stuff.  Now for this newsflash:  he says we runners not only NEED to weight train, but that it can help us be healthier, faster runners.  Now, isn't that what we all want? Check out his website drhealthfitness.com and read this blog:

Runners: Start Saying "YES! To Weight Training"

 

Guest Contributor: Daisy Simpson, Charlotte Food Explorers

Who else is hungry after a run?   Ummmmm, probably everyone.  The need to recover is real, and Charlotte Food Explorers' Daisy Simpson has explored a favorite Dilworth spot to refuel after a few miles.  Check out their website,  cltfoodies.com and follow them on social media for the hottest spots to go recover in Charlotte!

Babalu Tapas and Tacos- Post Run Tapas of Choice

 

 

Guest Contributor:  Nathalie Emplit, Nathletix

Self-professed "runner, gym rat and overall fitness junkie living in Charlotte", Nathalie Emplit, has been featured in such publications as Oxygen Magazine,  contributed to SweatCLT, and has been the Runner of the Week for Evossi.com.  One of our favorite blogs from her website tells us about her favorite running routes in Charlotte.  Is of them yours, too?

My 5 Favorite Running Routes in Charlotte

 

 

Guest Contributor:  Dr. Clay Sankey, TruMotion Therapy

We can't get more local than TruMotion Therapy.  Dr. Clay Sankey is not only a Charlottean but also an accomplished runner who is doing great things to keep our running community healthy.  Check out his blog, originally found on his website to learn about some exercises to keep us running injury free.  

4 Drills to Rehab your Running

 

Guest Contributor:  Maria Abbe, Running Myself Together

We are thrilled to have our first blog contributor!   Maria Abbe, founder of ARC running and winner of 2016 Top 25 running blogs has chosen this blog post, originally found on runningmyselftogether.com, to share with us.   Happy reading!  

Depression, Social Media and Training for Marathons