Side Stitches

I'm sure everyone has experienced a side stitch while running.  They can stop you cold in your tracks.  If you experience them more often than you care to, here's another great blog by Dr. Gabe Mirkin of www.drmirkin.com. Enjoy!

Side Stitch

By Dr. Gabe Mirkin

You're running at a fast clip and suddenly you feel a dull ache just underneath your ribs on the right side and as you keep…

6 Key Facts about Protein

We are delighted to have guest contributors to our blogs and newsletters.  Today I'd like to share with you an article by Dr. David Minkoff of Body Health and Lifeworks Wellness Center on everything you need to know about protein for better health and performance. First a little bio on David Minkoff, MD: Dr. David MinkoffBiography Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in…

Post Oakland Marathon Advice

This year, I was honored to be responsible for running the Massage Tent after the Oakland Marathon and holding a booth at the Oakland Running Festival Expo.   Being in the thick of the Oakland Running Festival, I was reminded of what a great city Oakland is and the infectious pride of its residents.  Thanks to all Oakland Running Festival organizers, volunteers, massage therapists, runners, and fans for a rememberable event.…