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 12, 2018

On Turkey Trots – 2018 Version

Every year I remind people to run or walk on Thanksgiving morning!   It’s almost turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, […]
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 […]
July 24, 2018

Form Form Form…..

A runner’s form is like his or her’s handwriting.  It is a natural way of using arms and legs and propelling yourself forwards.   Over a short […]
July 17, 2018

Nutrition + Running….BAM!

When my running took a slower turn in my early 40’s I thought it was the final slowdown – we all get older and we all […]
June 24, 2018

Effortless Marathon Training

What is it about running a marathon that makes it so hard for you?  It is a huge effort to train and, while there are some […]
May 21, 2018

On Running Injuries……Mine, Yours and Ours….

Last week I posted about sesamoid injuries in the foot.  Someone then asked me something to the tone of, “I have an injury of such and […]
April 17, 2018

Boston Marathon Race Report…..

“I am never running another marathon.”  That is what I said at mile 10 of the Boston Marathon yesterday.  The weather was the worst I had […]
February 13, 2018

On Running Pain vs. Soreness….and Resting

Over the last 2 weeks I have talked to several runners who have been injured and have been suffering on and off for quite some time.  […]
January 2, 2018

2017….. A Year in Review

Everyone is different and there are people who break every trend.  Different goals demand different mileage patterns to accomplish personal goals.  My contention is that the […]
December 26, 2017

2018….. What Are YOUR Goals?

Everyone starts the new year with some goals and dreams…what are yours? While in past years I had some modest goals, in 2018 I have some […]
December 4, 2017

On Running and Rest…..

People hear the word “rest” and thoughts of a bed and warm covers come into their head.  Lazy mornings with waking up super late and maybe […]
September 26, 2017

On Ankle Sprains – What Do We Do After They Happen?

Every year or so I sprain my ankle while running.  It is annoying – I hit a small rut or hole in the ground and – […]
September 19, 2017

It’s Never Too Late…. A Tale of 3 Runners

I have had the privilege of running with 3 people who about 4 years ago all were not running at all.  Runner 1 – A man […]
September 4, 2017

On PTTDs…. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

As a runner, we tend to get many types of injuries, primarily due to overuse injuries to our feet.  Your body, as great a machine as […]
January 31, 2017

Winter IS Half OVER!

Do you realize that winter is half over?  That means 2 things.  Yes, we have a few more weeks of cold weather, snow and black ice […]
September 12, 2016

On Positive Attitudes…..

Wednesday Morning I started this year working at a school with a great teacher in a local grammar school 4th grade class.  She said to me […]
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 […]
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