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Do Your Shoes Matter?

Do Your Shoes Matter?

For all runners, finding the right shoes matters. Whether you’re a weekend warrior just enjoying a brisk run, a racing champion or running for fitness only, not for speed, you’ll benefit from having the shoes that will protect you from injury and make running comfortable. Your shoes dictate the interaction of your feet and ultimately […]


Want To Be Faster?

Want To Be Faster?

You can be faster, but you need to focus first on your overall fitness level and how efficiently you use your muscles. While most runners don’t look like body builder, they’re muscle machines too. In fact, of the over 600 muscles in the body, a runner will use almost all of them. So, overall fitness […]


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Interviewed by Pete McCall

My fitness industry colleague Pete McCall posted a great podcast of an interview with me regarding running/racing. CLICK HERE » to hear the entire interview! You can also view the original post by Pete HERE »


Summer Running Tips

Summer Running Tips

When the summer sun is blazing down on the earth, many people think they have to give up running until it cools down, but that could be weeks. These summer running tips will keep you safely training and enjoying your run. You still have to take precautions and insure you follow extra steps to keep […]


Visualization Coaching

Visualization Coaching

If you’ve never heard about visualization coaching for sports, and in this case, I mean running, its building a mental image of the race for practice. It’s not a magical cure all, but good healthy practice to face some of the pitfalls of the race. Your body works with your mind when you’re moving it […]


Run Like A Warrior

Run Like A Warrior

If you want to run like a warrior, you need to have the heart of a champion and be willing to put in extra time it takes to train. What you’ll get in return is a feeling of accomplishment and a far healthier body. Running can be done almost anywhere, so you don’t need special […]


Running Times Masters

By Marc Bloom Sonja Friend-Uhl, who has won 22 national masters’ championships in road, track and cross-country since turning 40 in 2011, has no problem running fast. She just has to find the time to do it. Friend-Uhl celebrated her 44th birthday in March on the weekend of the 2015 USATF Masters Indoor Championships in […]


Why Low-Fat Diets Will Hurt Your Running

Why Low-Fat Diets Will Hurt Your Running

This is part five of the Running Warrior Performance Nutrition Series (parts of this were excerpts from ‘Fast Track’ by Suzy Favor-Hamilton and Jose Antonio, Ph.D.)   Low fat diets are sure-fire way to ruin your health, your looks, and your performance, period!  Not eating fat, especially the healthy kinds called MUFAs and PUFAs, is […]



Youth Running Plan Guidelines

Youth Running Plan Guidelines

Road racing used to be something just for the adult runner. Now we are starting to see a great number of road races including events for kids such as the last mile of the marathon, “Kid K’s”, and the Mile Fun Runs. The timing could not be better with childhood obesity at epidemic proportions in […]