Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • How I Beat Piriformis Syndrome

    How I healed my piriformis problems

    The most persistent injury I've experienced was a true pain in the butt.

    If you're familiar with piriformis, you know I'm not being cheeky. It's literally a pain in the butt.

    Here's how I managed to take control of this issue.  Read More

  • There's No Such Thing as Overuse Injuries?

    How best avoid injury when increasing training

    As a running athlete and coach, over-use seemed to be the most common cause of injury.

    This means overusing or stressing a part of the body beyond what it can recover and adapt to.

    The main cause of this is two-fold, first from over-loading the body with something (volume, new shoes, speedwork, etc) that it is not adapted to and not giving the body appropriate time and opportunity to heal and adapt, but instead continuing to train.

    However, new research has suggested that while all of this may hold true, the terminology may need some modifying.  Read More

  • Why You Should Rotate Shoes

    Why you should rotate your running shoes.

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    800 miles on these bad boys.

    (way more on the legs)

    Question: Why do shoes possibly need to be replaced before they fall apart?

    Answer: Read More

  • How to Run in the Wind

    How to run in the wind.

    Running in the wind sucks.

    But, the only other options on a windy day are to not run or run indoors. Also, sucky options.

    So, let's suck it up and run in the wind. Here's how. Read More

  • Best SKORA for Triathlon

    Our best triathlon shoe?

    For the short course triathlete, seconds count.

    Transition 2 from the bike to the run is a quick bustle of excitement and nerves.

    Jumping off the bike, racking it, throwing your shoes on without thought, don't forget to remove your helmet!

    If you're a triathlete considering a pair of our shoes, there is a best model. Read More

  • Top Reasons to Run Hills

    Why you should run hills

    Top Reason to Run Hills!

    1. The view at the top
    2. It's satisfying
    3. They make you stronger.
    4. It helps with most feet climbed in your Strava goup.
    5. Cruise on downhill.
    6. You're gonna have to race uphill, may as well train uphill.
    7. Max hill sprints make you feel powerful.
    8. ...What's yours?

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  • How to Run & Fast During Lent

    How to best run and fast during Lent

    Today marks the Catholic start of Lent.

    Leading up to Easter, the most holy of Catholic days, sacrifice is to be had.

    Beginning with Ash Wednesday and for the 40 days and 40 nights prior to Easter, focus is on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. This includes fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday as well as abstaining from meat on Fridays.

    For the runners who are not accustomed to worrying about meal timing in relation to running, here's what you need to consider: Read More

  • Best Shoes for a High Instep

    Shoes for a high arch or instep

    If you've come across this page, you're probably looking for a pair of shoes for yourself and your high instep.

    Let's first go through exactly what this is, and how shoes should be considered. Read More

  • Running Pleasures That May Go Unnoticed

    Running Pleasures that go Unnoticed

    It's the little things in life, don't let them pass without notice! Read More

  • SKORA Store Locator

    SKORA store locator

    If you've come to this page, you're likely looking for a local store that carries our footwear.

    You're probably not going to find it. Read More

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