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Guest Contributor: Para Guide
Para Guide Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Charlotte, enables visually impaired individuals to experience a more enriched life through guided physical activities. In this blog, Julie, a visually impaired runner tells about what Para Guide means to her.
Beating IT Band Pain Dr. Clay Sankey, TruMotion Therapy
Guest Contributor: Kirsten Screen, MPH, RD, LD
Kirsten Screen of RunLiftRD, LLC, is a Registered Dietitian with nearly 15 years experience in the industry. She is a wife and mom of 3, a chocoholic and carbohydrate lover, an avid runner, weight lifting fan, dabbler of yoga, and travel enthusiast. Food (and how it nourishes our bodies) is her passion. When she's not cooking, eating, or talking about food, you can find Kirsten running. She's done everything from 5Ks to full marathons (the half marathon being her favorite distance), so she's no stranger to fueling right to support her training and improve performance. To find out more about Kirsten and RunLiftRD, check out her website at www.runliftrd.com, or follow her on Instagram at @runliftrd. Kirsten sees clients on a one-on-one basis in both NC and SC.
Best Routes and Places to Run in Charlotte : greatruns.com
If you've run any of these, weigh in: how'd they do?
Trail Etiquette / Environment : Trail Runner Magazine
Are You Eating Enough?: Melissa Seuster, MA, CHES
Five Reasons You Should Coach for Girls On The Run : Kenzie Kramer
Top 3 Reasons Runners Fail : McMillan Coaching
Don't Believe the Hype: The Truth Behind Fad Diets : Guest Contributor: Cassandra Clark, MS, RD, LD
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:
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:
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!
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?
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.
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!