Improving as a Runner When the Weather Keeps You From Running

*UPDATE: It's literally 100 degrees outside right now with excessive heat warnings everywhere, just a hair over 3 months after this post was originally written. However, the same ideas apply. Man I LOVE to #runPA!!!   Go home winter, you're drunk. Happy Spring! Is anyone else as done with winter as I am? *Sigh* Warmer …

Why Hire a Running Coach? Invest Now to Save Later on Health Care

A 65-year-old, healthy couple can expect to spend $266,600 over the course of their retirement on Medicare premiums alone, according to HealthView Services. An estimate from Fidelity is a little less: $245,000. Neither estimates include out-of-pocket expenses or long-term care costs. (Link) The nation’s healthcare tab in 2016 surpassed $10,000 per person for the first …

Replacing Shoes

A runner of mine asked me a great question about shoes: How often should you change out your running shoes? A widely accepted range of use is between 300-500 miles. But why such a wide range of distance? Your weight. If two people were wearing the same shoes, but one person weighed 150 pounds and …