Category: Long Distance Training

Max Headroom Leads My Spin Class

I have a favorite spin bike at my gym – there is a touch-screen attached to the bike where I can choose to take a guided, digital spin class routine. The spandex-clad, Max Headroom-look-a-like guides …

Pondering 10+ Reasons to Run

Every runner runs for their own reason – and that’s the way it should be.  Never feel like you have to explain or justify why you choose to run, or how you choose to run.  …

How to Avoid Running Plateau

As creatures of habit we often find ourselves stuck in a rut. This can cause a fitness plateau, where our growth has leveled off due to the lack of variety in our routine. Our bodies …

How to Create Good Running Habits

Reaching the exercise goals we set for ourselves requires a bit of attention. We constantly need to re-evaluate our routine by checking our progress.  I like to use the PDCA method…  Plan, Do, Check, Adjust. …

If the Shoe Fits

Your running shoe can play a huge role in the comfort and ease of which you run. Wearing a worn-out pair of shoes can even contribute to injuries. I was recently experiencing soreness in the arch and …

How to Practice Good Running Form

In my quest for improvement I had to finally admit it…  I’m a lazy runner.  Sure, I’m hitting the pavement each day, pounding out my 3 mile route.  But, this seems to be doing me …
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Pick Up The Pace!

In order to run faster, you have to practice faster running. Sounds simple enough, right? So most people will go out for their usual 5-mile run, and try to complete it in less time. They’ll …