May 20, 2016

That First Marathon…or Half

I have talked to so many people lately who’s first race was not a 5K or 10K, but a 1/2 marathon or marathon.   Straight to the […]
May 28, 2016

On Track Meets….

This may not affect many of you, but I was a track runner and, since I’m off to a 2-day track meet this weekend, it is […]
June 21, 2016

Become a Runner in Less Than 1 Hour per Day

I don’t have time…..it is a common statement.  When you have that first child and you are balancing everything:  the baby, your spouse, no sleep, your […]
July 5, 2016

Ready to GO?! How to Start Running….

You made up your mind – you are ready to start becoming a runner.   What do you need to do first – do you have a […]
September 12, 2016

On Positive Attitudes…..

Wednesday Morning I started this year working at a school with a great teacher in a local grammar school 4th grade class.  She said to me […]
September 16, 2016

What is Success To You?

What is your definition of success?  Think about it – what is your definition of success – as it pertains to your life.  Is it making […]
October 23, 2016

To Race…or Not to Race

Eventually, as you get into running, you may either get bored of just training and training or your training partner or group begins talking about a […]
October 26, 2016

Running FOR Energy -Beginning Tips

You are thinking about how tired you are all the time…there is so much to do and you can’t get to it.  This is a great […]
November 3, 2016

Plantar Faciitis – Treatment

Again, I turn to the pros around me for some guidance.  Please read on for treatment for our nagging foot friend plantar faciitis as explained by […]
December 14, 2016

Try and Try Again….

It was 1976….I was in 2nd grade and we had a big “Field Day” at the local high school to celebrate the Bicentennial of the USA. […]
December 26, 2016

Miles Are Not Important – II

Yes – the number of miles you run per year is not important. You did read this correctly.  The number of miles you run per week, month and […]
January 11, 2017

On Fun Running…

I sit here at school watching 4th graders run around during gym class and I see the joy i their faces. It is such a nice […]
January 18, 2017

On Lessons Learned…..

Sometimes you don’t know if you have gone too far until someone tells you that you did.  The lines are blurred until you are told not […]
January 24, 2017

On Treadmills….

Treadmill running……or “dreadmill” running as people often call it.  You have the choice to run outside, but unfortunately, there is ice or subzero temperatures or you […]
February 8, 2017

Shin Splints -Why the Pain?

I turn again to my running physical therapist friend Jessica Garcia here in Paramus, NJ for answers to those nagging shin splints!   Here you go: […]
February 14, 2017

Running…the Cheapest Sport!

If you are thrifty like me as a former accountant or just looking for one of the most optimal workouts that gets you in shape the […]
March 27, 2017

Nutrition Fuels Running….

When my running took a slower turn in my early 40’s I thought it was the final slowdown – we all get older and we all […]
May 17, 2017

Why Do You Run?

People ask me all the time why I like running.  While everyone has their own reasons, my main one is that I really like to do […]