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Spring is Here! Tips For Aging Runners

Spring has sprung in Texas after a crazy wet and icy winter in the DFW area. Rain, sleet, snow and ice have kept many runners on the dreadmill. If you follow this blog, you realize that Art and I are on a quest to run 2015 miles in 2015! This has been quite a challenge...

300 Miles Done! 1715 Miles to Goal of 2015 Miles in 2015!

It’s Snowmageddon in the DFW area this weekend. The Cowtown Marathon scheduled for tomorrow morning is up in the air at blog post time, and they’ve already cancelled the 5K and 10K today. Roads are icy and snow has actually accumulated! Crazy weather all over the US and yet we are all still getting our...

Running in Ice and Snow During Icemageddon 2015?

On my way slip, sliding away during Icemageddon 2015, I saw several people out running or attempting to run in the neighborhood. Now I’m at the office, and already have three add-on patients for this afternoon with slip and fall injuries. Here is a little public service announcement from your favorite podiatrist. If you are...

Winter Weather Making You Hate Your Treadmill? Here are Some Tips to Make Treadmill Running Not Suck!

Winter Weather Making You Hate Your Treadmill? Here are Some Tips to Break up the Monotony! Let’s face it, I love to run…..outside! I hate the dreadmill! I mean treadmill ha ha. But at this time of year, and with the insane winter weather currently reeking havoc on the United States; the treadmill is a...

200 Miles into Our Quest for 2015! Seven Reasons Why You Should Run Too!

Yes, we hit the 200 mile mark this week in our quest to run 2015 miles in 2015! Now we only have 1815 miles to go! We actually would be a little further towards our goals, but a few days of laziness took over earlier in the week! Yes, it happens to all of us....

101 year old Marathon Runner Stops for a Beer?

You have got to check out this story! A 101 year old man decides he wants to run a marathon. He decides to start with a half-marathon which takes him 5 hours because he stops for a beer. What an inspiration (just kidding), but hey…the guy is still running at 101 years old! Maybe he...

Fall Down, Go Boom? Are Ankle Sprains a Rite of Spring?

Spring is in the air in North Texas. The brief snows are gone and recreational sports are starting their schedules. The soccer, baseball and lacrosse leagues are having their first games; the high-school track team is gearing up for competition, and The Leukemia Society’s Team-in-Training groups are just starting to increase their mileage aiming for...

Podiatrist Saves Olympic Dream

My friend and collegue Amol Saxena, DPM saves the day for Shalane Flanagan, an Olympic hopeful in the 5000m. Check it out! Podiatrists are the best “run docs” around! http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/13/sports/othersports/13runner.html?ref=sports

The Truth About Multivitamins

One-a-day multivitamin? Does that make any sense? Over 180 million Americans take vitamins every day, yet 9 out of 10 do not get the nutrients they need for optimal health. Why is this? Why is it that some critics say Americans have the most expensive urine in the world? Why? Because many manufacturers make fraudulent...

Knee pain from running?

I had an email last week from a relatively new runner asking who they should see for their knee pain. I asked if they twisted, fell, or jammed their knee or if it was just a wear and tear injury? They confided that as they increased their mileage and distance, their knee pain started to...