December 11, 2018

Forgive Yourself……..

Did you hit your goals in 2018?  Yesterday it dawned on me that I did not get any of my specific running goals for 2018.  Here […]
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 […]
August 7, 2018

The Coach Uses a Coach?

The coach uses a coach?   Why yes I do!  Why would I hire a coach if I am a coach?  Many of the same reasons on […]
May 23, 2017

On Track Workouts….

My old high school coach used to tell me: “You have to run faster to be able to run faster“. In the simplest terms, you have […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 13, 2016

On Types of Races….

There has been a recent running boom since about 2005.  Between 2005-2013, the number of runners finishing a race has almost doubled, from about 10,000,000 finishers […]
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 […]
April 3, 2016

Beginner Runners…

You might remember where you started – that first track meet, that first step….somehow you became a runner.  But you all have friends that say, “I’ll […]
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 […]
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