Ballet Class, aka A Big Ol’ Slice of Humble Pie, aka Why You Should Cross Train With Ballet

If my earlier post wasn’t already hint enough, tonight I took a ballet class. It was the first ballet class I’d had in about a year (and that was the first one since leaving college) and it involved the first bit of pointe work I’ve done since I was about 17. And despite all of […]

Between the Toes Blisters: The Ballerina Solution

Taking a cue from prima ballerinas, you can ease painful toe rubbing on long runs by using toe spacers and toe pads designed for use in pointe shoes! Layer them on under your socks and shoes and you’re good to go! They should fit snugly, but not too tight in standard running shoes. I’m not […]