December 24, 2015

Running in the Rain…

Yesterday my daughter, running for our high school winter track, finished her run soaked to the bone.  I had to lay out blankets in my car – […]
December 20, 2015

On Running Coaches…

“Why do I need a running coach? I can join a gym and the trainer will help me and find all these plans on-line that tell me exactly what […]
December 16, 2015

On Running Shoes….

One of the first 5 questions I ask people is: “How old are your shoes”?  Inevitably, 60% of the answers are something like: “These are 5+ years old” […]
December 12, 2015

On PR's…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
December 12, 2015

On PR’s…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
December 8, 2015

Caffeine for Runners

Caffeine in moderate amounts helps improve running performance.  I will tell you what I have done for the last 2 years with my “secret weapon”, the […]
December 3, 2015

Life's Dead Ends….

Note the picture you see – it is a dead end. Most people won’t even go in that direction as there is no way out but the way you […]
December 3, 2015

Life’s Dead Ends….

Note the picture you see – it is a dead end. Most people won’t even go in that direction as there is no way out but the way you […]
November 29, 2015

On Unique Runs…

What is your most unique run?  I have run in multiple US states, 3 counties in NJ, I even ran from the US to Canada & back …. but […]
November 23, 2015

On Running Songs…

Unless you are with a group of people and talking, a run can take longer to finish without distractions.  You can watch a movie while on […]
November 18, 2015

On Turkey Trots….

It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, sales and even more food.  But we runners have a secret weapon – […]
November 11, 2015

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein is the key ingredient in muscle growth, repair and recovery.  As a runner, you constantly tire your muscles with all the runs you do.  Your […]
November 7, 2015

Seasons Change…

You have a plan for your running and it includes various milestones throughout the year.  As you get close to your events, you should always plan the next […]
October 17, 2015

Being Prepared is the Key….. #NOEXCUSES !

If you’re not ready, you probably won’t do it…..   That goes for everything really, but especially for an early morning run, it’s paramount to be ready […]
October 12, 2015

On Passing….

There are moments in every race where you have a chance to pass someone in a race.  But when?  Is it too soon?  Let’s go over […]
October 6, 2015

Spartan Races…and Other Challenges

There are various levels of “obstacle course” style challenges, and they all test your ability in different ways.  If you are not in shape, you will […]
September 14, 2015

On Fall Racing

I love racing in the fall.  The air is crisp and the daily beating from the sun is finally over.   There are so many races everywhere […]
August 21, 2015

Running With Your Kids

I have been running since I was 12 and I have run with all kinds of runners – faster, slower, older, younger, men, women…  But until this […]