New swimmers usually have a preference when it comes to breathing (my runners reading this are probably going whattttt?). When I started swimming more for triathlon, I found that my right side was so much more natural to breathe on. I even seemed to avoid turning to my left because it was just so darn … Continue reading Why bilateral breathing matters.
One of the first questions I ask all my runners is "what kind of kicks are you rockin' these days?" Sometimes I get a runner who has done their research, has been professionally fitted and knows what type of shoe they need. Other times, I'll get a runner that is a bit more novice in … Continue reading Life is better in running shoes… but which ones?
The knee is like the middle child of the leg. The ankle and the hip pick on it constantly, and it still always takes the blame. But if you really look at it, maybe your knee is a little more innocent than you think. Knee overuse injuries top the list for runners, cyclists and swimmers! … Continue reading It’s not your knee’s fault.
Seeing the name of this blog post, and it being my first one, you probably think I'm a little weird. And you're right! But what runner isn't weird? Anyway, let's talk big toes! So if you're not geeking out in anatomy class, you probably might not EVER even consider that your big toe is pretty … Continue reading What’s the deal with your big toe?
Hello all! I wanted to kick off my blog with a little introduction to who I am & what I do, as well as what you can expect to find on here! Alright, so who are you? I'm Jenn Spitzer, a 25 year old triathlete/chiropractor/cat mom from Rochester, NY. I've lived here most of my life, … Continue reading Ready… Go!