Wanna know the secret to a good run training plan, hard work and consistency. Yep, that's it. It's not magical, there is not some top secret formula . Even with the best laid plans. The coach or plan, will not work if you don't. No magic bullet. No secret workout. No magic number. Consistent sound… Continue reading Ancillary Components in your run training
I'm not going to lie. I really nerd out when I get to teach my middle school kiddos concepts that I can relate to running, or exercising in some way . We have been recently learning about how our body converts food energy into a usable form of energy called adenine triphosphate, or ATP. This… Continue reading Understanding Running Economy
Yesterday I gave a super short post on the benefits of heading outside in less than ideal conditions for a training run. Train for the worst, so you can run your best! Whether your goal race is Boston Marathon or a smaller scaled local race. You are taking time to prepare for that race and you… Continue reading Running tips for rainy weather
Rain, wind, snow and yo-yo temperatures. It seems like we experienced all four seasons in the 48 hour weekend here in KC. The only thing predictable about Midwest weather, is that it is quite unpredictable. So while many athletes are taking it indoors. As long as safety isn't compromised, I encourage my athletes to head… Continue reading Train for the worst, so you can run your best!
Great for beginners to advanced! RunCanvas offers multiple options for each race distances. Periodized run training plans based on the foundations of legendary coach Jack Daniels. This comprehensive plan goes beyond running to include; dynamic warm ups, running form drills, and no weights strength training. Runner assessment done either via email (most common and usually… Continue reading RunCanvas Ready Made Training Plans!
Training for a goal race requires a lot of hard work, dedication, and some sacrifice. Most runners working toward a goal have great intentions, every time they set out to complete a run or workout. However, there are times when the things they are doing can actually be more harm that good. Below are a… Continue reading Hard working runners, who could accidentally be sabotaging their run training.
Are you working toward a new distance or a time goal? If you are, you need to think about this title question every day, before you head out the door. What is the purpose of this run? When you are training, you are applying a stimulus or stress to the body. That stress will hopefully… Continue reading What is the purpose of your run today?
Working with a variety of running clients, including many runners who feel the need to run their easy runs in the moderate zone. Limiting their ability to safely build mileage and make adequate gains following their quality sessions. The challenge? The individual runs feels fine, but the athlete is slowly building fatigue and not recovering from… Continue reading The Week of Slow
Every run has a purpose. Many runners, especially new runners, are under the impression that in order to get faster, they must run all of their runs faster. This, very simply put, is not true and can quickly become counterproductive. Your easy run is a key building block for endurance races, but only if done correctly.
I was super excited to receive 10 pouches of Food Groove Mission Super bites, an all natural snacks packed with a healthy punch, great for both before and after your run. There are three flavors.; Mother Earth: A wholesome combination of unique berries, seeds and nuts. Holy Truffle Punch!: A pure spark of dark chocolate.… Continue reading Food Groove Mission- Product Review