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 […]
January 10, 2016

On Finding a Great Team….

Surround yourself with a supportive, energetic team in all that you do.  This includes your family (hopefully!), friends, co-workers and other people around you.  The team’s whole are […]
January 4, 2016

2016…Goals and Dreams

Everyone starts the new year with some goals and dreams…what are yours? Mine are quite simple: Stay as injury-free as possible Blast some 5K’s and some […]
December 30, 2015

Miles Aren’t Important ?!?

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 30, 2015

Miles Aren't Important ?!?

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 24, 2015

Running in the Rain…

Yesterday my daughter, running for our high school winter track, finished her run soaked to the bone.  I had to lay out blankets in my car – […]
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 […]
December 12, 2015

On PR's…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
December 12, 2015

On PR’s…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
December 8, 2015

Caffeine for Runners

Caffeine in moderate amounts helps improve running performance.  I will tell you what I have done for the last 2 years with my “secret weapon”, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 […]
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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