How to Beat Achilles Tendinitis

The name Achilles is said to be a combination of two Greek words that together mean “grief of the people.” The injury that bears that hero’s name, in honor of his only weakness, certainly aggrieves many runners, with Achilles tendinitis accounting for around 10 percent of running injuries. Technically, Achilles tendinitis is acute inflammation of […]

Why Burnout Is More Complicated than You Think

Kieran Abbotts is a PhD student at the University of Oregon, studying human physiology. He earned his master’s degree in Metabolism and Exercise Physiology at Colorado State University. The lab where he now works studies exercise and environment and stressors on physiology. In other words, he’s an expert on how the chemicals in the body […]

Callie Vinson Believes in Herself

The Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run has been a canvas for inspiration, competition, and perseverance for five decades. Runners from varied backgrounds come together each year to celebrate the simple yet powerful act of movement. For Callie Vinson, this year’s Western States will serve as a celebration of her ten-year journey of personal transformation. […]

First Run: Adidas Adizero Boston 12

MSRP: $160Weight: 8.0 ounces. (women’s size 8), 9.2 ounces (men’s size 9)Heel-Toe Offset: 37mm in the heel, 30.5mm in the forefootStack Height: 6.5mm For years, the Adidas Boston was a performance training shoe designed to get you through both the high-mileage weeks and the faster workouts necessary for running a strong marathon like, say, Boston. […]