How to Get Rid of a Side Stitch

Have you ever felt a stabbing pain in your side about halfway through your run? Or maybe even a few minutes into your run. The good old side stitch. But what is a side stitch? Why do we get them?…

Move like a Hunter Gatherer in the Modern World

In Part 1 of my hunter-gatherer series, “Eating like a Hunter-Gatherer in the Modern World.” I talked about why it’s essential to look into our past to know how we should live in the world today. Not read the previous…

Fast like a Hunter Gatherer in the Modern World

Potatoes for race nutrition

If you’ve read my last posts, “Eating like a Hunter-Gatherer in the Modern World.” and “Move like a Hunter-Gatherer in the Modern World” you’ll understand why it’s essential to look into our past to know how we should live in…

Barefoot Running Exercises

Barefoot running exercises

I’m big on barefoot running. If you don’t believe me check out “Are you running shoes causing your injuries?” and you’ll see why. For most people, the biggest hurdle to barefoot running is transitioning from traditional shoes into minimal shoes.…

Eating like a Hunter Gatherer in the Modern World

ancient-landscape

For most of human history, we’ve been feral beings. Roaming the lands, scavenging for food, and hunting prey large and small. Then something drastic happened. We decided to start farming the land, planting crops that were once sparse and hard…

Runners, Activate those Glutes!

Activating your glutes

How many times have you heard, “Your glutes aren’t firing”, or “You have inactive glutes”, or “Use your glutes!”   When you lose strength in your glutes, other muscle groups start to pick up the slack, increasing the risk of injury…