December 30, 2014

2015 Goal Setting

Jan 2015:  Last month I talked about setting goals.  There is nothing wrong with setting too many.  But be true to yourself and be realistic.  If […]
January 3, 2015

Running too fast?

Too many runners run too fast too much of the time. I have always said that approximately 80-90% of your running should be at a comfortable […]
January 22, 2015

Ready for the Long Training Grind?

You now have your next goal picked out.  You chose the couch to 5K or a marathon or a triathlon – whatever it is.  Presumably your coach […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 28, 2016

Nutrition + Running….BOOM!

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 […]
May 13, 2016

On Types of Races….

There has been a recent running boom since about 2005.  Between 2005-2013, the number of runners finishing a race has almost doubled, from about 10,000,000 finishers […]
May 20, 2016

That First Marathon…or Half

I have talked to so many people lately who’s first race was not a 5K or 10K, but a 1/2 marathon or marathon.   Straight to the […]