Managing Expectations

I was out for a run this past weekend with an old friend that I hadn’t run with in years. Because of the lack of time spent between our runs together, there was plenty to talk about. We spanned many topics throughout the course of our 9 mile conversation. There were two in particular that …

The Task at Hand

The school district I teach for has shifted the timeframe in which students, families, and teachers learn their future class assignments. Instead of waiting until the summer, class rosters are now created in May and distributed to teachers and families before the summer hits. This week, I received my class roster for next year. That …

Pick Up Your Crap: How Quality Workouts Improve Your Running

Within a span of 24 hours, I had two runner buddies ask some variation of the following: “How, exactly, do quality workouts make you a better runner?” In the moment, I gave them each scientific answers detailing what’s happening in our bodies when we train at different intensity levels. But the more I thought about …