Can you imagine a football player who did no strength training? It’s hard to imagine. But for some reason, many runners think it’s perfectly fine to skip their own strength work.
Improvement can be a fickle phenomenon. Sometimes you get a lot faster, seemingly out of nowhere! But often you struggle for months without a single sign of progress.
Twelve years ago, I had a Michael Phelps moment. I was eating nearly twice as much food and still feeling famished all day (I didn’t gain a pound, either).
Coaching allows me to change people’s mindset and even their bodies through running and lifting. These transformations are the most rewarding part of being a coach.
Can you imagine having IT band pain for months when running, going up stairs, and even walking? Here’s how one runner healed her ITBS pain and is now running stronger than ever.
When I started running regularly after graduating from college, the marathon sounded impossibly far. I’ll never do that, I thought. I’d heard horror stories of lost toenails and cripplingly sore quads…
Setting big, intimidating goals often brings out the best in us. This is the story how Don prepared for his first 100-mile ultra marathon (after less than four years running).
Running can be a tough sport – with an annual injury rate hovering around 50-70%, staying healthy can be daunting. But this is a happy story! Meet Geoff:
2018 is the Year of Strength and we’re discovering what it means to be a strong, powerful runner (spoiler: it’s achievable!).
Today I want to talk about something important: FOOD!
Imagine spending thousands of dollars to stay healthy, only to be injured for more than five years with every race slower than your first.
In November, 2015 Josh got a wake-up call. He heard what no man wants to hear from his daughter…
Can you ever imagine running 3:17 in your first marathon – and still not consider yourself a “real” runner?
Running injuries can seem common – maybe even inevitable. Whether you’re a new runner or a veteran, they’re a frustrating part of our beloved sport.
Runners often look at success in terms of numbers – like a new personal best or distance covered.
Now that I’m firmly entrenched in my mid-30’s, I can confidently say that even my 17-month old is cooler than me.
Running can be a solitary, often lonely, activity. While an occasional run with a friend is great, does belonging to an active running community help your training?