Category: Training tips

TOPO hole

Shoe Casualty

You always remember your first time…in running.  The first time you broke four minutes in the mile. The first time you went sub-3:00 in the marathon. The first time you broke a school record. Well, I have done none of those so I will remember the first time I put a hole in the toe box of my shoe. Ghastly!…

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Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST NOW! Here I talk with the gang from Trail Runner Nation about the importance of running or moving for your entire life and how you can do it. Stuff we mentioned: Candice Burt’s 200/100 daily workout Running Times Masters Runners 10-Minute Strength Circuit Book, “Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the…

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Hang on….

I don’t race. I really don’t. And I don’t do speedwork either. These days I just enjoy getting out for a run. But there was a time that I raced…ALOT. I would sit down at the beginning of the calendar year and plan out my A, B, and C races. I had a build training period, a speed period, and…

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You Have To Crawl Before You Can Walk

We have all heard that expression used in a number of different ways – attending to small work details to build towards larger ones, a golfer practicing his putting before hitting the driving range, and then literally, a baby learning to crawl before he can walk. Last night, I participated in an activity for the Varsity Sports HOT 100 hosted…