March 18, 2016

Salves & Lotions, Blisters and Chafing….

Almost anyone who has run for more than 2 days has experienced some issues with their skin.  Whether it is an annoying blister or a chafing […]
March 12, 2016

On Running Gear….

A short one today – the weather in the Northeast has been exceptionally warm….for winter!  The lesson of the day is what I always tell people:  […]
December 30, 2015

Miles Aren’t Important ?!?

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 […]
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” […]
July 17, 2015

7 Tips for Summer Running

Summer is here – a time for pools and beaches and…. 90 degree weather and….running IN this weather.  Of course, you can hide in an air-conditioned […]
June 29, 2015

Training Cycles & Rest

I preach rest and recovery almost as much as I preach having a specific running schedule that builds you to your next goal.  Training schedules are […]
April 27, 2015

The Day After…

You did it!  You conquered the big race.  It could have been a 5K for some and for others a marathon…or more.  I hope you enjoyed […]
April 23, 2015

A Nail….is Just a Nail

I had a coach once tell me that if I didn’t lose a toenail while running, I didn’t run enough.  Well, it happens to all of […]
April 4, 2015

Today I Was Sick :-(

Well, the best laid plans sometimes don’t work out.  You train and train and then, one day when you have an important run or race planned, […]
March 7, 2015

On Chafing……

Chafing and running – doesn’t have to be synonymous if you are prepared.  As we run longer and longer distances, the odds that one will chafe […]
January 3, 2015

Running too fast?

Too many runners run too fast too much of the time. I have always said that approximately 80-90% of your running should be at a comfortable […]