5 Running Tips for Beginners that Save Your Feet from Stress

RunningIf you’re a beginning runner, there’s something you should know: foot discomfort, stress, and injuries are common among runners of all shapes, sizes, and levels of experience. Foot problems can stop a new runner in their tracks soon after they begin, foiling their plans to lose weight or get in better shape through running. Here are five ways to avoid falling into the my-feet-are-killing-me trap…

How to Choose a Good Pair of Running Shoes

running shoesIf you want to talk about putting pressure on your feet, talk about running! Your feet absorb most of the impact when you run – up to four times the amount you weigh. That’s a lot of force. And that’s why it’s vitally important to wear the right shoes when you run. Good running shoes provide excellent support and cushioning. But to choose the proper…

Stay Active and Healthy Through Running

runningIf you’ve ever thought about running, Global Running Day may be just the inspiration you need to lace up some good, solid athletic shoes and get started. On June 2, 2021, people worldwide are pledging to embrace the sport of running and all the benefits it offers: Improved cardiovascular health Lower cholesterol levels Lower blood pressure Weight control Prevention of diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis,…

Common Running Injuries and How to Prevent Them

107509143 S Woman Runner Heel PainSeasoned runners, rejoice! One of the first competitions in Cuyahoga County – the Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day 5K – is less than two weeks away. If the prospect of getting outside and running gets you pumped, then this message from Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland is for you: there’s nothing worse than having your passion for running come crashing down in the form of…

A Little Preparation Can Help Prevent Running Injuries

14899582 S. Ankle Pain Shoes Sprain FeetSerious runners in Cuyahoga County are going to thank Mother Nature for providing that season called “fall.” Summer 2018 has been really hot and humid. Running is going to be much more pleasant when daytime temperatures fall to the 60s and 50s this month and next. Unfortunately, as any runner knows, a pleasant run can still be waylaid by injury. Running injuries are common. What…

Global Running Day: A Springboard to Get You Moving

46688557 Fit People Jogging On Treadmills At The GymExercise is a way of life for some people, and for others, it’s tough just to get out of bed in the morning. What inspires you to get moving? Well, consider this: June 6, 2018 is Global Running Day! People from all over the globe are pledging to run, and we aren’ttalking about a marathon. It could mean a solitary jog around the block or…

Treat Your Feet Well While Training for a Big Race

37952608 Group Of Athletes Runs During The Rainy MarathonThe Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. If you’ve signed up for it, you know it’s less than a dozen weeks away, and hopefully you’re well into your training. Dr. Megan L. Oltmann and Dr. Craig B. Frey of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland want you to stop moving for just a moment to ask yourself this question: How do…