How to Run Like a Pro – Week 1

This is an 8 week training buildup for a fast 5k. I used a similar buildup to win the US 5k Road Racing Championship. This article is focused on the first week of the 5k training program. Some articles will combine 2 weeks of training at a time. *Always consult with your physician before trying a new […]

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The Basics to Reaching your Best

I have dedicated the last twenty years of my life to the pursuit of excellence in professional running. Racing at the highest level of professional athletics has been difficult, and taken me to the brink of exhaustion, but it pales in comparison to how drained a parent can feel after a day of keeping up […]

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A Running Glossary of Terms

As you begin a running training program , there’s some lingo that the running community uses when describing aspects of their training. Here are common running terms to get you started: RPE: Rate of perceived effort. This is used to determine your effort on a scale of 1-10. 1 being very easy, 10 being an all-out […]

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A Healthy Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner? Are you ready to make this year a healthy season? Here are some tips that can help you get through the party season without putting on weight: Know what types of foods will be there and what you are going to choose to eat. Let’s face it; in […]

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