Time Off? Take it!

When it comes to taking time off from your running, there are two schools of thought.  One says that time off should be PLANNED.  The other says that you should take time off when you FEEL that it's needed.  No matter which you believe to be best, there's no denying that taking a break from …

Daylight Is Coming…

Finding races over the past year has been very strange.  Some have kept their dates.  Some have shifted to different seasons.  Some have capped numbers, while others have opted for altered courses and wave starts.  Some have cancelled altogether and have offered deferrals for 2021.  Some 2021 races are ALREADY shifting and deferring!  Training for …

Weekly Update 2/22/21

Let's talk about intentionality.  If you're going for a run, you better be intentional about its purpose, and adjust your focus accordingly.  Recovery day?  Take it EASY.  Long run?  Practice your fueling and cadence.  Tempo workout?  Hone in on the right pace.  Hill reps?  Quick feet and a proper arm swing.   If you're blessed …

Weekly Update 2/15/21

This past Saturday I ran a pretty difficult long run workout in preparation for an April race.  (Spring race performances, by the way, are made in January and February.  But that's a topic for another email!)  Luckily, I was joined by three other gentlemen that are just as nuts as I am.  While we didn't …