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 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: […]
May 4, 2015

Warm Weather Ahead….

Be careful with hot weather.  We have been quite unfortunate to have had a brutal winter and, so far in May, we seem to be heading […]
May 11, 2015

Inspirations…

We all battle our own demons or weaknesses….  If you are reading this blog, most likely you are a runner in some respect.  Perhaps running is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 21, 2015

Running With Your Kids

I have been running since I was 12 and I have run with all kinds of runners – faster, slower, older, younger, men, women…  But until this […]
September 14, 2015

On Fall Racing

I love racing in the fall.  The air is crisp and the daily beating from the sun is finally over.   There are so many races everywhere […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
November 7, 2015

Seasons Change…

You have a plan for your running and it includes various milestones throughout the year.  As you get close to your events, you should always plan the next […]
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 […]
November 18, 2015

On Turkey Trots….

It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, sales and even more food.  But we runners have a secret weapon – […]
November 23, 2015

On Running Songs…

Unless you are with a group of people and talking, a run can take longer to finish without distractions.  You can watch a movie while on […]
November 29, 2015

On Unique Runs…

What is your most unique run?  I have run in multiple US states, 3 counties in NJ, I even ran from the US to Canada & back …. but […]
December 3, 2015

Life's Dead Ends….

Note the picture you see – it is a dead end. Most people won’t even go in that direction as there is no way out but the way you […]