Archives for January 2011

The Strength Running Vision: 7 Rules of the Strength Runner Code

Strength Running is about more than just me, Jason Fitzgerald. It’s about you – my fellow Strength Runners and the community that supports the Strength Running vision.

Welcome aboard. If you’ve been hanging out here for a few …

Developing Running Coordination and Athleticism (Or, Preventing One-Dimensional Fitness)

Runners can be in great shape, but most of them aren’t very athletic. Two of the worst basketball players I’ve ever seen were three-season runners. Ask most runners to hurdle, dribble a soccer ball, or cut back and forth …

The Four Hour Body: Can it Improve Your Running?

Lose 20 pounds in 30 days. Engineer the perfect night’s sleep. Triple your testosterone. Reverse injuries. Go from 5k to 50k in 12 Weeks.

Is it possible?

These are the claims by Timothy Ferriss, author of The Four Hour

New Coaching Packages! Get Faster Today

Two months ago I offered to review the training of a few of my newsletter readers for free. I had an idea for a new type of coaching tool that isn’t being offered anywhere else, so I was curious …

What Does it Take to Run a PR? Five Runners Show You Their Strategies

In my last post, I talked about my decision to be a faster runner. I committed to doing the work that was necessary to bring my performances to the next level. It worked and I ran nearly a minute …

Introducing 2011: The Year of the PR

Year of the PR

Year of the PR: How Many Medals Do You Want?

The summer of 2005 was transformative for me. After a somewhat successful spring track season, I saw a spark of talent I hadn’t seen in years. I had put …

Anatomy of a 6 Month IT Band Injury – Post-Injury Analysis and Lessons Learned

Yesterday afternoon I sent a 2,600+ word email to my newsletter readers detailing my past running history and a full analysis of last year. I talked about what worked, what didn’t, and what goals I have for this year.…

2010 in Review – High Mileage, Injury Prevention and General Strength

Instead of a monthly report for December, I thought it would be more interesting to look at the entire year instead and what we can learn from my training successes and failures.

High Mileage, General Strength. What will 2011 Hold for You?

High Mileage, General Strength, Injury Prevention… What

Is Running One of Your New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s a 5-Point Plan for Success

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Tens of millions of people made resolutions this year, many of them centered around health and well-being. From eating better, strength training, to running a few times a week – New Year’s goals …