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Swimming with Tendonitis

How I got tendonitis This winter I developed painful tendonitis in my left arm for the first time in my life. I can directly relate it to moving several bookshelves worth of books and reorganizing the furniture in 3 rooms. However, it wasn’t due to carelessness or even age as far as I can tell. […]

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How Running Barefoot Helps Me Manage Injuries

Barefoot runners tend to keep quiet about their injuries around shod runners, because somehow every challenge is blamed on not wearing shoes. Never mind that shoes are strongly implicated in everything from blisters to knee pain, if a barefoot runner mentions any problems, people in shoes feel justified in an “I told you so” response. […]

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