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 […]
October 12, 2015

On Passing….

There are moments in every race where you have a chance to pass someone in a race.  But when?  Is it too soon?  Let’s go over […]
October 6, 2015

Spartan Races…and Other Challenges

There are various levels of “obstacle course” style challenges, and they all test your ability in different ways.  If you are not in shape, you will […]
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 30, 2015

Goal Setting

There’s nothing like setting a goal and then accomplishing it.  Try to set goals that are manageable, reasonable and that have a definite timeline.   Just saying: […]
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 […]
February 10, 2015

Incorporating Hills

I already talked about how to conquer your fear of hills.  Hills are actually a great way to get a better running workout.  By incorporating hills into […]