Recent Posts and Updates from Jeff

Reasons Why You May Not Be Improving

You’re overtrained, and tired - if so, reduce your training, and/or take an extra rest day. You may have chosen a goal that it too ambitions for your current ability. You may have missed some of your workouts, or not been as regular with your training. The temperature...

I’m excited to be working with Garmin!

I’m honored to be working with Garmin to help people improve their running and fitness—and enjoy running more! I will be one of three coaches available on Garmin Coach - free training plans to help beginner to intermediate runners reach their 5K goal while adapting to...

Alcohol in Sport: How Bad Is It for Runners?

Alcohol has a strong link with sport, be it with sponsorship, beer consumption after a hard workout, or teams enmeshed in a culture of heavy drinking. To address what is known—and not known—about the impact of alcohol on athletic performance, members of Professionals...

A revolution in running shoe buying

Combining the convenience of online shopping with their 45 years of expertise in shoe fitting, Phidippides is changing how online running shoe shopping works. Worried that you'll order the wrong shoes online or that your local store doesn't have consistently...

If You Are Running Until You’re 100, Are You Working Too Hard Toward a Time Goal?

Mature runners who have time goals can get too focused on running faster almost every run. This often results in injury. One of the first signs is increased stress associated with running, often resulting in motivation problems. At the first sign of these symptoms,...