“Vaginal Kung Fu” could injure your vagina

Allure in their bid to out Goop Gwyneth Paltrow in our post-jade egg society asks if “Vaginal Kung Fu” is the secret to better sex?   By vagina Allure and I mean pelvic floor muscles (the muscles that wrap around the vagina). I am an expert in these muscles. I treat pelvic floor muscle conditions every single …

How a treadmill helps me be a better runner

There was a time when I felt that I wasn’t a “real” runner. I was very slow and I ran on a treadmill and my future ex-husband was fond of telling me how that wasn’t “real” running. He had a variety of reasons, but it boiled down to, “Everyone is faster on a treadmill,” so …

How I became a runner and what I learned along the way

I am not a natural athlete, not by any stretch. In high school it was math and science that seemed effortless, so I took the easy route: academics. I remember dreading P.E. class, but especially any time we had to run. I was always dead last. Over the years of college, medical school, and residency …