If you are new to the sport of running you may have heard your friends talking in a different language and wondered about what they are saying. To help clear some things up, here are some words that will help you with running terminology.
The plank is a great transversus abdominis exercise for core stability in runners and other athletes. In this video Dr. Kari Brown Budde narrates the plank basics as well as highlighting some common improper forms for the plank exercise.
Diet detox programs. Do they work and are they worth the money and time invested.
How fast can you run on a treadmill? Have you ever tried breaking a record or even your own personal best? With Covid-19 impacted many events around the world, events such as the Chaska Challenge provide a welcome opportunity for a number of elite athletes to let it fly.
The annual Columbus State Cougar 5k Challenge takes place each year in May. Over the past few years the 5k was held on the Delaware campus. The event has routinely drawn over 200 participants.
The 124th Boston Marathon has been cancelled and has now gone virtual. Wow! Who would have ever foreseen that such an iconic marathon such as Boston would have to cancel? The event that has been held for over a hundred years and crowned many of the great marathoners of all time will not be held in 2020.
This year, the Marysville Neon Glow Run will become a virtual event only. Unfortunately due to the current public health concerns the boosters felt it best to host the virtual event for this year. As in previous years, the...
Dr. Kari Brown Budde lives and breathes running and endurance sports. Professionally, Dr. Brown Budde runs RefinedRun.com. Previously, Dr. Brown Budde was Director of the Endurance Medicine program at Ohio State University Sports Medicine
Did you see the story of Joan McDonald? It’s truly an amazing story and one you can checkout right here. Here is the quick summary. Joan McDonald, who at 70 years old, 5’3” tall and weighing 198 pounds made an incredible body and life transformation over a period of three years. It was at the time Joan found herself in the doctor’s office in bad health, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and acid reflux. She needed to make a change – higher dosages of medication – right? Wrong! – A real change, a life change. Luckily with her daughter, Michelle, a professional weight lifter and owner of Tulum Strength Club by her side, Joan embarked on her epic journey. Soon she started going on walks for cardio, doing yoga and lifting weights. Now some three years later, she is down 62 pounds. The weight is gone, the smile is big and she is loving life. What’s more, Joan says that if she can do it, so can you.
Have you ever tried to train the next day on sore muscles? It’s not enjoyable at all and doesn’t seem productive as you limp around your favorite training course. To perform at your best and to enjoy your sport you need to focus on your post workout recovery.