7 Rules to Follow Before You Buy Your Next Pair of Running Shoes

Join my good friend Dr. Mark Cucuzzella and me on the Trail Runner Nation podcast as we highlight a few key factors to consider before you buy your next pair of running shoes. We cover: Find a credible store and fitting expert Step & Feel What is the right size? Use all your senses toContinue reading “7 Rules to Follow Before You Buy Your Next Pair of Running Shoes”

Tactics for Last-Minute Exam Prep and Success

Southeastern Louisiana University Kinesiology and Health Studies Instructor Mr. Brad Borland (he has a great website…read HERE) and I were guests on the Southeastern Center for Faculty Excellence Faculty Pride Podcast.  Finals start next week for our students so we were fortunate enough to impart some tips on the listeners to guide them to short-term success (fingers crossed).  We will be backContinue reading “Tactics for Last-Minute Exam Prep and Success”

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED – My 2016 Marine Corps Marathon storybook

  I had waited over two years for this day to come. On my training runs, I would sometimes close my eyes and imagine running the course. As the finish line would approach, I would have the “perfect image” in my head of what the last few hundred yards would look like…feel like to me.Continue reading “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED – My 2016 Marine Corps Marathon storybook”

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, OpensContinue reading “Running for Your Life: Steps you can take for a lifetime of running enjoyment”

Weekend at New Balance Grand Prix Indoor

What a fantastic experience it was Valentine’s Day weekend with my friends from New Balance, new and old, and at the New Balance Grand Prix Indoor track meet in Boston. I was put up in the Lenox Hotel on Exeter Street overlooking Boylston Street – just half a block from the marathon finish line. AndContinue reading “Weekend at New Balance Grand Prix Indoor”

Small changes. Better daily movement.

Incorporating subtle little changes in your daily life that lead to being more physically active is something many of us strive towards. While more movement is good, I think that moving in the right patterns is even better. Not only is it more comfortable to do, but also it will allow you to keep movingContinue reading “Small changes. Better daily movement.”