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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 14, 2016

Stealing a Workout?

Yes – I did it……I confess to stealing….someone’s workout.   Huh?   How can you steal someone’s workout you may ask?   Very simply, my friend […]
August 12, 2016

On Plantar Fasciitis….

When I don’t know about a subject other than suffering the injury, I turn to a professional for some clarity – here is my PT friend […]
September 16, 2016

What is Success To You?

What is your definition of success?  Think about it – what is your definition of success – as it pertains to your life.  Is it making […]
December 7, 2016

2016 – A Year In Review – Life

The holidays are a time of family, friendship and usually great food and good times.  They are also a time of reflection – a time to […]
December 26, 2016

Miles Are Not Important – II

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 3, 2017

2016 – A Year In Review – Your Running

If you had to summarize your running year in one word, what would it be? Mine would be “Almost”.  I ran my 3rd best Manchester Classic, […]
January 24, 2017

On Treadmills….

Treadmill running……or “dreadmill” running as people often call it.  You have the choice to run outside, but unfortunately, there is ice or subzero temperatures or you […]
February 14, 2017

Running…the Cheapest Sport!

If you are thrifty like me as a former accountant or just looking for one of the most optimal workouts that gets you in shape the […]
February 22, 2017

Is Going to the Gym for Everyone?

Obviously the answer is no.  But what are the alternatives that are cost effective and can have a huge effect that do not take too much […]
March 27, 2017

Nutrition Fuels Running….

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 […]