Injured? Ice Massage – The Right Way to Do it

Many runners assume that any frozen item can be used in an ice treatment, even frozen bags of peas. In my experience, these forms of ice treatment do no good at all. When ice is rubbed directly on the skin, as noted below, it is a very powerful treatment or aches,...

The Average Age of the Runner/Walker

The average age of the runner/walker has increased to 40+. The unequaled positive attitude boost, significant stress release and overall increase in vitality, focus and creativity are all reasons why people are starting to and continuing to run/walk. Part of the...

All About That Pace – Guest Blog by Chris Twiggs Chief Training Officer, Galloway Training Programs

All about that pace – – – Q: What ratio do I need to use to run 10 minutes per mile? A: You’re asking the wrong question. There is a common misunderstanding about Jeff Galloway’s Run-Walk-Run method that a particular ratio will result in a specific...

Walk Breaks During Trail Runs

Question: I am training for my first trail half marathon. Should I stick with my usual run/walk ratio – or run more by feel? Answer: Walk breaks are even more important on long trail runs than on long pavement runs. Not only will the walks allow you to cope with...