How To Take A Rest Day

I dont wanna run

Taking a rest day from running seems so easy – it’s a day off from running. And it is just that easy… and it isn’t. Runners fall into one of two camps: Those who love rest days and those who […]

9 Running Myths & What to Believe Instead

There are many things ‘they’ say about running. Things you may have heard from someone, somewhere, about running. Bits of common wisdom that might be true, might be a lie, or might be once-upon-a-time truths that have been debunked. Then […]

10-Minute Run Add-Ons To Improve Your Running

Non-Race Running Goals

One of the most common excuses for not getting a run in or not accomplishing a goal is ‘I don’t have the time,’ but not all running improvements are the result of long-term goals and a months-long commitment. Tiny actions, […]

The Long Run and the Marathon Training Puzzle

Many runners, even some experienced marathoners, are often a little confused about the role of the long run in marathon training. When I talk to marathon trainees, they often ask some version of this question: “How can running at a […]

Long Run: Before and After

I love long runs. Heading out and forgetting real life for an hour (or more). Maybe (finally!) making a dent in my back log of podcasts. Oh yeah, and the running part of it. That’s fine too, I guess. Long […]

Starting to Run Again After a Long Break

I’ve been running consistently for over 20 years. I usually train for two (or more) marathons each year. That is, until 2020. After I finished a leap day 50k, the lockdowns started. I took it as a sign the universe […]