Being smart about your training means knowing when to take a real break and let your body recover. Nagging injuries that subside a tad with a week off, often flare back up because they are not fully healed. This can lead to running miles just to put miles in, but your gains are few and far between. Sure you have a mile goal for the … Continue reading Taking a Break Improves Your Training
May is here and that means it is time to go streaking. Well, it’s not that kind of streaking, unless you plan to run or walk at least one mile naked for the streak period. BibRave is hosting a Strava Run Streak from May 1 – 31, where you can compete with the running community and your favorite BibRave Pros (me included). Joining the streak … Continue reading Who wants to go streaking?
Disclaimer: I am promoting Rugged Maniac Florida as part of being a BibRave Pro,. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Obstacle course races, mud runs, ninjas courses, no matter what you call them, they are not something new to the running world. While their popularity over the past five years has skyrocketed, OCRs have always been … Continue reading Exploring the Thrill of OCRs
Social media gives us more access to people – celebrities, experts, leaders in all fields – than ever before. It also gives us access to people who have the same interests we have – running, beer, cooking, marketing, etc. During the past week, The Morning Shakeout and The Rich Roll podcasts touched on our access to people and people’s access to us through social media. … Continue reading Don’t just share the good times
Disclaimer: I received free entry to 305 Half Marathon and am promoting Rugged Maniac Florida as part of being a BibRave Pro,. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Change is inevitable. It is also the only constant in this world. Whether at home, at work, on the run, or anything else you … Continue reading Be the Change, Not the Other Way Around
Disclaimer: I received free entry to 305 Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! The time is here. You are a couple weeks away from your goal race. You feel good. Your times are right where you want them to be. Your legs are … Continue reading To Taper or Not To Taper – That Shouldn’t be a Question
Just because the holidays are here doesn’t mean your training should suffer. Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep your Fitness Base During the Holidays
How do you go into a race without planning to run for a PR? When it comes to training for a race don’t you just pick up the mileage every week, and try to lower your average pace? Why run if you know you’re not going to get your best time? The above are all common questions from non-runners, and those who are just starting … Continue reading Every Run has a Purpose