We're in the heat of the summer [literally]. Running in the heat can be difficult in so many ways, not to mention uncomfortable and unpleasant. Luckily I am usually a morning runner, but on these 90+ degree days with humidity, even a 6am run can be brutal. According to Strength Running, heat can wreak havoc … Continue reading Running in Hot Weather
Week 6, Day 1 of Marine Corps Training: 7 recovery miles, with lots of elevation. Went along a new route, exploring new areas of the city. Lots of elevation, but that made the slower pace more interesting. I like to take photos of fun things to remember each day and keep me present. Strength-training minion!! … Continue reading Morning Run Views
Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet I had heard about this book tangentially, but I was really introduced to this book after listening to two Rich Roll podcasts (one featuring SEAL and one featuring Jesse Itzler). In fact, I wasn't aware that the podcast featuring SEAL was about the … Continue reading Book Review: Living with a SEAL
The Normal Person's Guide To Training For A Marathon written by Bill Bradley So you signed up for a marathon. Good for you! Whether it was a bet, bucket-list item, or impulse decision you’re now regretting—that date is looming on the calendar. Runners on the whole are an annoying lot and they’ll take any chance they … Continue reading The Normal Person’s Guide To Training For A Marathon
“It is a beautiful thing to discover that your body is capable of doing things that you once thought were impossible.” – Sammi Goldsmith, who started getting healthy after her father had a heart attack
Originally published on McMillan Running, which is a fantastic resource for all runners, especially those training for a marathon. Greg McMillan is a runner, exercise scientist and coach with the unique ability to combine the science of endurance performance with the art of real-world coaching. Greg has a masters degree in Exercise Physiology where his … Continue reading Speed and Stamina Workouts for the Marathon
I recently listened to a podcast featuring the founders of Run the Edge, a Boulder-based running company with the goal of helping people improve their fitness and well-being. They are leaders in virtual fitness challenges, which gather folks from wherever they are, encouraging them to finish a specific challenge in whichever way they can. Enter: … Continue reading Amerithon Challenge!!