Active Rest

During this time of year many of us have felt sluggish and possibly under the weather.

While the sudden (and not to mention drastic) drop in temperature play a role in these feelings, it would be wrong to fully blame our health on the weather and seasonal change. What can we be doing to help our bodies acclimate to the change and avoid feelings of illness and sluggishness?

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I ran my first half marathon in May 2017. With no running experience and being an epic procrastinator, I began training a short three months before the race. About five weeks out from race day I went for my first double digit run and suddenly began to feel excruciating pain outside my right knee.

This was the start of my life changing journey of strengthening my stabilizers.

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