We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of a training cycle and suddenly you have a hiccup in your plans when a minor injury takes you out of the running game for a few weeks. Although running might be on hold for a week or two, you can still maintain your fitness level so that you are able to start back training without missing out on much. If you have to miss more than a week or two of … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Maintain Running Fitness When You Can’t Run
No matter what training plan you're following or what your running goal is, these running tips can help you reach your goals. Find new running workouts. Learn how to tweak various elements of your training. Tweak how you're training right now to become a better runner. Click below to read more.
There's a lot of talk about negative splitting a race. It's the ideal way to execute a race strategy and is a proven confidence booster. Run the second half of a race faster than the first half and BOOM! You've accomplished something many runners aren't able to do - run a negative split. It sounds simple enough, but in reality it is very difficult to execute on race day. Here are … [Read more...] about Three Workouts That Will Help You Nail a Negative Split on Race Day
If you have a long run on your training schedule for this upcoming weekend, then this is especially for you! I want your next long run to be your best long run ever. I have all the steps you need to follow in order to make that happen. 10 Steps to Having Your Best Long Run Ever! 1. Have a strong mental game Treat the long run the same way you do a race. Start thinking about the … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to Having Your Best Long Run Ever
I have a question for you. Okay, actually a few questions. When you wrote out your original run goal for the fall of 2016, was it realistic? Did you truly believe that you have the power to grind it out every day during training in order to achieve your goal? If the answer is yes, are you questioning that goal right now for any reason? Progress does not happen on a linear curve. It … [Read more...] about Are You Questioning Your Fall Running Goal?
As a coach, one of my jobs is to create a balanced training program that allows my runners to meet their running goals, while still being able to meet their professional and personal goals. Part of this balance is knowing exactly how much cross-training to do and when to do it. Cross-training is probably one of the subjects I get asked about the most. In the age of ClassPass and the rise of the … [Read more...] about The Do’s and Don’ts of Cross-Training For Runners
Getting faster is not easy. Progress is slow but with diligence, hard work pays off. Running at the same pace day after day might be enough for a new runner to gain a bit of speed. However at some point, running the same pace day after day will not yield the same returns. Whether you are running speed work or not, doing these three things can enable you to become a faster runner. If you aren’t … [Read more...] about Three Simple Things To Do Every Week To Get Faster