November 24, 2018

On Planned Rest……

A runner likes to run almost to the point that, especially if you include those that have long streaks of not missing a day, it becomes […]
November 6, 2018

On Foot Problems – Gout

Gout – ugh – sounds like a terrible thing to have and a terrible thing to have in your FOOT, especially as a runner.  When you […]
June 24, 2018

Effortless Marathon Training

What is it about running a marathon that makes it so hard for you?  It is a huge effort to train and, while there are some […]
June 18, 2018

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 […]
May 21, 2018

On Running Injuries……Mine, Yours and Ours….

Last week I posted about sesamoid injuries in the foot.  Someone then asked me something to the tone of, “I have an injury of such and […]
May 8, 2018

Yoga….. and Running?

“Aahh ooom….. aaah oom…..”  The ladies sit in a circle and relax while reciting those words.  What I first learned about yoga when I was young […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 21, 2015

Recover Well, Runners

The importance of rest and recovery cannot be overemphasized in any training plan.  There are many factors that go into each individual such as regular miles […]
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 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, […]
February 18, 2015

Nutrition

Make sure you balance your hard work running with proper nutrition.  Muscles need protein for repair and recovery. Within 30 minutes of your workout, get a minimum of 20g […]
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