The Rundown – High Intensity

When your training week comes with a warning from your coach, you should probably pay attention. When I looked at my week ahead on Training Peaks, I found this note of caution: “This looks like an easy week, but it’s not. It has fewer workouts, but the...

The Rundown – Slow and Steady Wins What?

Clearly “slow and steady wins the race” is only a metaphor for life since no one “slow” has ever won a race. Not ever. Come on now! However, I’m trying desperately to learn that slow and steady is the way you build back up to winning the...

Why Every Runner Needs to Know About RAS #TheRunnersBrain

I was trying to remain calm, as I always do, while sitting on a taxing airplane headed to a runway for take off. I believe there is a real possibility that the plane will crash on take off or immediately thereafter…or pretty much at any time during the flight. I...

Behind the Scenes at Runner’s World Half and Festival

I’m not the greatest snooper. I have trouble lurking behind the scenes (shocking, I know) except when I’m feeling overwhelmed and awkward, which was the case though out the Runner’s World Half and Festival weekend. As you all know by now, running is...

Meaningless Mantras

I haven’t been feeling it lately. I’m not sure what was going on with my mental game but, when I thought about my triathlon this Sunday, everything just seemed a little off. I usually go into a race like a maniac and want to dominate. I think about all my...
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