Winter Running is Definitely Bittersweet

I can still remember the first winter I considered running outside in the bitter cold. I remember because I was terrified. Can you relate? It was one of those things I knew I needed to do, but I was convinced it was going to be terrible, T-E-R-R-I-B-L-E.

Over the years, however, I have developed a line […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Running|2 Comments

Dress Appropriately for Winter Running: 6 Steps

Well, winter is indeed upon us.  It certainly didn’t sneak in, but has instead landed quickly and furiously.  This weekend I ended up running by myself and I will tell you, it was hard to convince myself to go.  One of the advantages I have that newer runners do not is experience.  When it seems […]

By |November 21st, 2014|Running|0 Comments

Make The Most Of Being Injured

No one likes to be injured. In 2009 I had to quit running for 8 LLLOOONNNNGGGG WEEKS due to a stress fracture.

Can you say “Hit the panic button?!”

8 weeks of no running is like taking a bottle from a baby, a bone from a dog, Excel from an accountant. I mean, I NEED it, right? […]

By |October 25th, 2014|Running|0 Comments

New Runners: Intentionally Incorporate Walking to Become a Better Runner

A couple of weeks ago, I did a post called Real Runners Do Walk. The basic premise is that walking is good for runners. And, I don’t mean going out and walking on your days off, I mean incorporating walking into some of your normal runs. Many new runners incorporate walking into their running program, […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Running|0 Comments

1 Simple Way to Prevent Injury

The number 1 question of all people who love to be active is how to prevent injury.   While there is no sure fire way to avoid it, there are some very simple and often overlooked injury prevention tools.
Today I will share one simple way to prevent injury.  This trick actually applies to virtually any weight […]

By |September 29th, 2014|Running|4 Comments

Real Runners Do Walk

Walking is way under-appreciated and misunderstood.  Not only is walking misunderstood, it might even be the absolute missing link to your success.  Walking is a really, really useful tool for virtually all runners.   That’s right.   You can no longer say “I’m not a real runner”, because real runners do walk.

Recently I was teaching a […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Running|4 Comments