Start dates for fall marathon training (CHART)

I’m a cautious person by nature, and (full disclosure) I have been wrong about every single prediction I’ve made about COVID and racing. So let’s just say I am going to whisper this and try not to jinx anything …   If you’re planning to run one...

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Webinar: Marathon Pre-Training

In this webinar, I took a look at the idea of marathon "pre-training" -- essentially the work that you need to do before you start marathon training to be in a position to make sure that you can get the most benefit out of it....

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Expert Q&A: Ryan Belmore, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

I have had the pleasure of knowing Ryan Belmore and working with him for several years now, and I've always been impressed with his knowledge of running injuries and running-specific strength. So I was happy to have him join me for a Q&A segment.   Here Ryan...

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The gift of running

Your body is built to adapt and grow stronger. This miracle of biology means that you are not forced to stay the same runner you are today.   The question, then, is why does it feel … so … damn … hard sometimes?   I think the answer comes...

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Out of hibernation

If you're like me, the last 10 months have essentially happened in a fog. Events floated by, time passed, and for most of it, I felt adrift with no anchor.   Now we enter the new year, and the tantalizing promise of "returning to normal" hangs in...

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Expert Q&A: Coach Carl

This time it was my turn in front of the camera to answer some questions about training, racing, stress, and shoes!   About Coach Carl Coach Carl is a USA Track & Field Level 2 endurance coach who works with runners of all ability levels to reach their...

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Expert Q&A: Abby Keenan, MS, CMPC

There is no doubt that running is just as much mental as it is physical. So I wanted to take the time to chat with an expert about the mental side of running. Abby Keenan, MS, CMPC has a decade of experience helping athletes in...

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Expert Q&A: Morgan Bettini, MS, RDN, E-RYT

Morgan Bettini is an Atlanta-based dietitian who specializes in athletes of all types. I have used her services personally and regularly recommend her to my clients because she has the same philosophy I do -- start with where you're at and work to get better.   Here...

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Expert Q&A: Kacy Seynders, PT, DPT, OCS

Kacy was an OG member of my group track workouts back when she was a PT student and now she's an incredible running PT working for Precision Performance in Atlanta, GA. It was absolutely my pleasure to invite her to do a Q&A on injury...

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