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 17, 2016

Your First 5K….

Some of us have run hundreds of 5K’s…..even hundreds of marathons.  If you’ve run 5K’s – can you remember your 1st one?  If you have never […]
April 9, 2016

On Vacations & Holidays

Vacations…..a time to relax…hang out with your friends…go to the beach with the family.  Very tempting to take the whole week off and not run a […]
April 9, 2016

On Vacations……

Vacations…..a time to relax…hang out with your friends…go to the beach with the family.  Very tempting to take the whole week off and not run a […]
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 […]
March 25, 2016

Beer and Running…

Somehow it seems like the running culture has us all having a beer after our runs.  Many races have beers served right after the finish line.  […]
March 18, 2016

Salves & Lotions, Blisters and Chafing….

Almost anyone who has run for more than 2 days has experienced some issues with their skin.  Whether it is an annoying blister or a chafing […]
March 18, 2016

Salves & Lotions, Blisters and Chafing….

Almost anyone who has run for more than 2 days has experienced some issues with their skin.  Whether it is an annoying blister or a chafing […]
March 12, 2016

On Running Gear….

A short one today – the weather in the Northeast has been exceptionally warm….for winter!  The lesson of the day is what I always tell people:  […]
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 […]
February 24, 2016

On Running Watches….

Running watches…so many to chose from….many brands, large face, small face, GPS, non-GPS, links to computer, links to your phone, stores splits, links to certain programs, […]
February 20, 2016

My Worst Race….DNF!

I was on a run today and the topic of the dreaded DNF came up with a fellow runner.  And my experience at the Philadelphia Marathon […]
February 15, 2016

A Little Lonely?

And this is not with regards to Valentine’s Day….  Some runners thrive in running on their own.  The loneliness of a long distance runner.  Cutting through […]
February 6, 2016

The Circle Around Your Health – Pt I

Around 1992 or so I was sitting at Gleason’s Bar in Saddle Brook, NJ and drew my quick life analysis on a napkin.  It kind of looked like […]
January 29, 2016

The Runner’s Mind – Pt II

People often confuse the words pressure and stress in terms of how we feel as humans.  Outside influences put pressure on us and it creates stress […]
January 29, 2016

The Runner's Mind – Pt II

People often confuse the words pressure and stress in terms of how we feel as humans.  Outside influences put pressure on us and it creates stress […]
January 23, 2016

Cleansing Benefits Athletes

When people hear the word cleanse, they usually think about 10 days of drinking juice or kale and sitting on the toilet incessantly….  It does not […]
January 18, 2016

The Runner’s Mind – Pt I

Running is 80% mental and 20% physical.  Well, maybe more physical than that, but you get my point.  It’s so tough to just get out there […]
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