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 […]
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 […]
April 24, 2016

Beginner Runner Tips

You made the step to start….whatever the reason is, it was personal to you….what are the pitfalls? I am quoting an article posted in Best Running […]
March 4, 2016

On Running Logs….

What’s a running log?  Why do I need a running log?  I just go out there and run and I feel great sometimes and not great […]
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 12, 2015

On Tapering….

Whether it is a 5K or a marathon, it is wise to taper if you want peak performance.  If you are newer to running, the 5K […]
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, […]
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 […]
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