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15 July 2016

“Slow Jogging” to Better Health with No Pain


I had the privilege to write the forward to a just released book “Slow Jogging– Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have fun with Science Based, Natural Running” by Dr. Hiroaki Tanaka. My friend Dr. Tanaka is one of the most inspiring scientists and self-experimenting athletes I’ve met. Dr. Tanaka has changed my life and his […]

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12 June 2016

Disease Free and Half the Man He Used To Be- Meet the Amazing Phillip Brenneman


  This week I share the amazing story of my Indiana friend Phillip Brenneman.  Phillip and I share things frequently over Facebook and email and his story is one that will change your life if you are facing similar challenges.  Read on and you will understand the nothing comes easy, but if you believe you […]

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2 June 2016

Running to overcome addiction


In West Virginia and around the nation opiate addiction and the effects on lives and families is a catastrophe and no answer is in sight. People have asked me if I have ever met anyone who has come off opiates successfully without substituting another opiate or drug. In over twenty years of medicine the list […]

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21 April 2016

Official Footwear of the Boston Marathon 2016 – The Human Foot


Monday I ran my 22nd Boston Marathon and as a 49yo veteran of this 120 year old event the goal now is fun, sharing the experience with colleagues and friends, and advance the science of how we have evolved to run. Every year there are new special “Boston Edition” shoes from every manufacturer. So this […]

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23 March 2016

“Cereal Killers” Coming to Shepherdstown Monday March 28 -Stars of “Run on Fat” share their Epic Journeys


**    FREE SHOWING OF FILM 5:30 AT SHEPHERDSTOWN OPERA HOUSE PRIOR TO TALK  ** This Monday 7pm March 28 at Two Rivers Treads we will teach you how to “Run on Fat” and meet the stars of the recent movie – “Cereal Killers 2- Run on Fat”. Over the last few years in this column […]

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5 March 2016

New SNAP Policies Congruent with the Evolution of our Species?


  Diseases caused by poor eating habits destroy lives and cost the nation trillions in health care. Our current Dietary Guidelines and food policies clearly aren’t working. Just this week the CDC announced obesity is on the rise despite the fact that more adults are exercising. Huh? We though that more exercise would reverse this […]

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17 January 2016

2015 Dietary Guidelines for America- Sailing for Safe Harbors or keeping course toward the Full Catastrophe


In my opinion and those of others who treat patients the new 2015 Dietary Guidelines for America (DGA) will not stall the Diabetes Epidemic and we continue Full Steam to the Full Catastrophe. But there are more runners now than ever before and exercise was going to fix all this stuff? You may not pay much […]

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1 January 2016

Put Your Right Foot Forward for 2016- 10 Simple Things


10 Simple Things for 2016 Happy New Year from the Natural Running Center. We hope you have achieved a goal and learned something new about how your mind and body works in 2015. Here are 10 simple and safe things to try in 2016 with the goal not to be more “fit” in the terms […]

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17 December 2015

Low Carb Revolution Comes to West Virginia


Why were nearly 100 citizens including the wives of two NFL Hall of Famers gathered at Sam Michael’s Rec Center on a weeknight in October? Over 150 showed up at meeting #2 in November where we shared a low carb dinner at the Clarion. My friend Melanie Miller was igniting the social media world and […]

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9 November 2015

Bill Katovsky 1957-2015 Long May You Run


We are deeply saddened at the recent passing of our friend and co-founder of the Natural Running Center Bill Katovsky.  Yes, life can be short when you cannot get good help.   Together with Minimalist Shoe aficionado and hi tech wizard Nicholas Pang we created the Natural Running Center site and FB pages http://naturalrunningcenter.com/ https://www.facebook.com/naturalrunningcenter Our […]

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8 October 2015

Dietary Guidelines for America Under Review


Dear Medical Colleagues, The current version of the Dietary Guidelines for America now being proposed is being challenged in Congress. There is still much room for improvement to be consistent with the evidence and clinical experience. This is a call to action sparked by Nina Teicholz’s recent British Medical Journal Article “The scientific report guiding […]

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13 September 2015

Celebrating Small Business at Two Rivers Treads in Shepherdstown, WV


It’s with great honor to alert NRC readers that Two Rivers Treads has been selected as a top 100 small business by the Small Business Revolution (SBR), which  is a year-long documentary project that showcases the stories of 100 small businesses across the country. Powered by the Deluxe Corporation of Minnesota, SBR tells 12 mini-documentaries […]

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3 September 2015

Kids Don’t Need to Sit All Day in School: It’s Bad for Their Health


Bernadine Somers and Morgan Academy will be the first school of our region in West Virginia, maybe even the entire East Coast, to experiment with stand-up desks for kids. Most adults and children spend their days engaged in a damaging and unhealthful activity: sitting. Parking ourselves in chairs for long periods results in a chronic […]

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11 August 2015

Slow Jogging: “Run with Smile, Midfoot Strike”


One of the most inspiring scientists and self-experimenting athletes is my good friend, Japanese running guru Dr. Hiro Tanaka.  I had the privilege of first meeting Dr. Tanaka, a Professor at Fukuoka University, Japan, at the Boston Marathon in 2011 after giving a talk on minimal running and the benefits of “easy.”  Dr. Tanaka showed […]

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23 July 2015

Live Life With More “Vigah”!


Take The JFK/Freedom’s Run Challenge And Help Recharge The Change That JFK Envisioned For Our Country 35 Runners completed the inaugural JFK/FR Challenge in 2015.  Are you up for the challenge this year? Challenge Shirt Logo Design for Completers In the late 1950’s a warning sounded. Almost 58 percent of American children were unable to […]

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