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Most Read Article OF 2017: Heels Or Toes: What Is The Best Way To Run? Dr. Matthew Mitchell Jan 1, 2018

I was THAT kid in high school. I could run a 4:30 mile, I was pretty good at soccer too. But I was THAT kid for one reason… I admit it – I was a TOE-RUNNER (cue the horror music!). Teammates laughed and coaches tried to change me. Years later, I’m still a toe runner, although the world of running has changed. With the minimalist running push the last few years, running on your toes (or “forefoot” running) has become popular. But does it make you faster? Injury free? More effiecient? Let’s take a look.

What Makes Great Runners Great? Dr. Matthew Mitchell Oct 9, 2013

In his classic book titled “Good to Great”, Jim Collins tackled the question – How do you get from being “good” to being “great”?. You can read the book for the complete answer, but one statement profoundly impacted me - “Good is the enemy of Great”. It is not that being “great” is just a little better than “good”, being “great” is entirely different than just being “good”.