Does pain mean injury?

Tissue tolerance is the foundation of the body’s ability to perform and protect itself from injury. The inefficiencies and movement dysfunctions can cause the tissue to work harder, burn more energy, and becomes weaker with time. Fatigue builds-up creates more stress, requires more effort and at times translate as pain.

Hit reset. Be an athlete.

Identifying what you truly want is the first step toward a more inspired way of training and living. There’s no low or high season, we train to be fit, feel good and be healthy year long. Along the weeks and months it’s crucial to have motivation to stay on track. Have purpose. Be fulfilled.

Resilience, grace under pressure

We often hear that resilience is the ability to effectively respond to a setback. But it’s more than that. Resilience is the ability to adopt a preventative and proactive approach to managing stress.

Runners, why you get injured

Shoes are a big topics, I teach masterclasses on the subject to sport orthopedic specialists, professional running coaches and foot surgeons. All trying to understand why the new technology has such an impact on injury. In the 70’s and 80’s runners injury rate was low compared to now
Why ? basic technology and good running fitness. That’s what it comes down to.

Few words of wisdom

Your dreams have purpose.
They aren’t always meant to be fulfilled. They are a vehicle to get moving. They get you out the door and fitter.

Science is a matter of facts

Last night I was reading (by curiosity) on social media an article from a well known running publication. I’m instantly frustrated by how bad and false the information is. A common emotion I get when reading training, performance, rehabilitation, nutrition… advice on Instagram.

Hard versus intense effort

I have a few more months to finish my second book, Sans limites (Guérin 2022). I’m writing on content that has fascinate me for decades both as an athlete and professionally : The Brain of the endurance athlete, not the title but the focus !

Gravity, it keeps you running

The world likes to convince you that running is bad for the knees and the reason you get injured. People tell me different reasons why they are not running. The truth, running is one of the best sport to maintain a healthy body and structure.
Why ? Due to the force of gravity.