I had been planning to attempt hiking Mount Washington (6,288 ft (1,917 m) in the White Mountains in New Hampshire on New Years Day 2017 for the whole of 2016.
In my previous article "Calf Muscle Tightness, Achilles Tendon Length and Lower Leg Injury" I discussed some common running-related injuries of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Keeping the mechanisms and dysfunctional movement patterns that cause injury to these areas in mind, we will now look into ways of effectively strengthening the foot, ankle, and lower leg muscles.
Here are some photos from our day out on the trails in Harriman State Park, NY.
Settle Your Body & Recharge Your Mind with Donna Sherman, MSW, RYT. "I’m married to an ultra trail runner and witness, time and time again, just how much mental training and refined attention can enhance athletic performance. And, while performance matters, one of the wonderful benefits of mind/body practices is that we tend to enjoy our challenges so much more when our mind is not clouded with distraction, negative mind ruts and old, unconscious narratives."
163 Photos from an epic weekend at the 2016 Grindstone 100 Endurance Run, taken by Joe Azze.