I always get a lot of questions about runner’s knee and how to fix it. So, I figured I’d tell you guys my story of all the knee issues/injuries I’ve dealt with over the past few years and how I’ve overcome them. Listen on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play THANKS FOR LISTENING! Intro/outro music by Ellis Delta: soundcloud.com/ellisdelta … More #40: How I Got Over My Runner’s Knee
Before I head into NYC marathon training next month, I thought I’d give an update on what I’ve been up to post-half marathon, my current fitness level and routines, and goals for training.
Yesterday, May 21, I finished my third half marathon. With over 27,000 finishers, the Airbnb BK Half is the biggest half marathon in the US– it’s so popular that registration for spots sold out in 52 minutes this year. For me, this was a high-energy, fun, yet very painful one. Let’s get into, shall we?
I’ve dealt with injuries, mainly involving my knees, ever since I began running races. Every round of half or full marathon training has been marked by an injury at one point or another. It varies each time, too. Sometimes the pain is in my right knee, sometimes my left, sometimes only when sitting, other times only when … More Injuries: As much a part of running as the shoes
It’s been about a month since my last half marathon, and something unexpected has happened. Running less has made me a better runner. My half marathon training involved running 25-35 miles a week through wintry roads and on treadmills, pushing myself in the hopes of improving as a runner. I ran through varying levels of … More Running Less to Run Stronger
I have now officially raced in two half marathons. Woohoo! The event was organized by Back on My Feet, a non-profit organization that uses running to help the homeless gain independence as its dedicated members get access to training, employment, and housing resources. I was pretty nervous about running this race, since my right knee … More Recap: Back On My Feet Half Marathon
First it was in my right knee. Then in my left. Now it’s in both. This persistent and ever-present knee pain has proven to be quite a source of frustration as I’ve tried to get past it, only to have it come racing after me (no pun intended) in a ceaseless cycle. After much research … More How Runner’s Knee Taught Me Self-Love