Articles, videos and podcasts to help athletes live longer and healthier while preventing and recovering from injuries.
Strength Training for Endurance Athletes Part I: Injury Risk Reduction
Physical therapist Dereck Miles presents evidence for supplemental resistance training for both performance and injury risk reduction.
Opinion | I Am 35 and Running Faster Than I Ever Thought Possible
My quest to qualify for the Olympic marathon team trials. – Lindsay Crouse, NYT
The selling of CTE: How the ‘Concussion’ doctor built a career on distorted science
Bennet Omalu became famous after telling the world he’d discovered CTE. His fellow brain doctors knew better.
Why Are We So Burned Out? (And What Do We Do Now?)
Work hard, play hard—that’s how many of us live today. But it turns out that our supercharged lives aren’t so great for us, and fitness experts and doctors are now…
No Heart Damage From Even “Extraordinary” Volumes of Exercise, New Research Finds
Worried a lifetime of endurance exercise might have damaged your heart? New research adds evidence that even “extraordinary” volume doesn’t damage the heart.
Treating proximal hamstring tendinopathy in runners
High hamstring tendinopathy, also known as proximal hamstring tendinopathy. typically causes pain where the tendon attaches to your sit bone and is a common …
Training Secrets from a 55-Year-Old Who’s Won Over 300 Races
She’s one of the most successful cyclists in U.S. history. And she’s done it her way.
Stanford’s Center on Longevity Podcast
This podcast provides a platform to foster a better understanding of the state of current research, and provide fresh perspectives on how best to optimize longer lives.
The World’s Fastest (Old) Man
Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and…
85-Year-Old Marathoner Is So Fast That Even Scientists Marvel
Ed Whitlock remains at the forefront among older athletes who have led scientists to reassess the possibilities of aging and performance.
Extending healthspan and preserving quality of life
In this episode, Dr. Eric Chehab, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, explains the measures we can take to live better and maintain our physical health through exercise and the…
Bone Health in Adult Long-Distance Runners – iRunFar.com
An in-depth look at the scientific understanding of bone health and injuries in adult long-distance runners.
Regenerative Medicine for the Injured Runner – iRunFar.com
An in-depth look at regenerative sports medicine for running injuries.
Give Your Running Injuries Some PEACE and LOVE – Jason Koop
Old acronyms about treating running injuries – like RICE – are obsolete and have been replaced by PEACE and LOVE (yes, seriously). Find out what they mean.
6 Ways to Prevent Overuse Injuries
You might be able to stop them before they even happen
Why You Have Hip Pain—and How to Treat It
Hips don’t lie. So if yours hurt, you should listen.
How to Defend Your Body Against Injury
Laird Hamilton’s rules for preventive maintenance
Low Back Pain in the Athlete: Swimmer’s Special
When a swimmer explodes off the starting blocks, each muscle needs to be firing in the proper sequence with full mobility and without pain to achieve success.
ACL Injury Prevention
ACL injuries are the most common among high school & collegiate athletes. Here’s a look into how they can be reduced through a targeted prevention program.
A Million Modalities: The Science of Exercise Recovery
By Corrinne Malcolm. Originally published in iRunfar. Maybe your social media feed looks a little like mine, flooded with athletes preaching the benefits of some new, super recovery aid. They’re