We all know that those tough training sessions - which are so valuable to building towards your race or training goal - take a little something out of you. It takes a little longer to rehydrate, you may need to eat a few more calories that morning to get going, and that late afternoon hunger might arrive at 2 PM instead of its scheduled arrival time of 4 PM. Read More
Over the last month, our kids have been competing in the Healthy Kids Running Series near our home. It’s a series of short races (the longest distance is a mile) for kids from 3 years old through 8th grade. My son, 5, ran the 1/2 mile and my daughter, 8, ran the mile. Read More
Let me explain: You train for an event...a 10k. A marathon. An Ironman or Half-Ironman. Fitness competition of some sort.
You taper, conduct your event, and have a post-race cheat meal. Life is good.
It can be hard to stay in shape over the Holidays, but not that hard. Really - it's not... Read More
Have you ever thought about that question? Have you ever thought about how your training/workout goals affect your family or your marriage... Read More
It’s great to be back in the United States where the weather is warm, football is back on and I can enjoy running outdoors without inhaling smog, dirt, dust and a host of other bad things... Read More
One of the primary reasons that I began to focus on interval training here in Iraq is because I have readily available access to a treadmill each morning as the gym... Read More