An attitude adjustment

Of all the things people do to improve attitude, running has been shown to be the best. Attitude research on people doing a wide range of sports, hobbies, art, and other lifestyle activities have shown that runners have the highest levels of the positive factors, and...

Holiday Training Tips

It's possible to keep your training on track, even with holiday distractions. Here are some tips that have helped many runners maintain conditioning even with holiday temptations. You'd be surprised, but even very short workouts on maintenance days can...

38 Seconds Short Of Boston

At the USAF Marathon recently, I attempted to quality for Boston for the first time in 10 years.  I used 30 sec run/15 sec walk and was just ahead of pace when the 3 mile uphill started after 21 miles.  I lost 2 minutes on this section and gave it...

Affirming the Benefits of Exercise

When you're tentative about your motivation to get out the door for a run, it often helps to read (possibly out loud) the following list of benefits you receive after running: Your attitude is better after every run. Stress is released, often completely dissolved....

Reduce Stride, Reduce Pain

By fine-tuning the way you move your feet and legs, you can gain more control over how you feel during and after a walk or a run.  An efficient stride can promote blood flow to back, neck, joints and feet.  In most cases, small adjustments leave one...