Archives for September 2011

Running Safety: Three Lessons to to Help You Stay Alive on the Road

If you’re like me, you think you’re invincible. You say things like, “That will never happen to me!”

This morning I was out running and got caught in a crazy thunder storm. Torrential rain. Bright flashes of lightning…immediately followed …

The Rebel Running Guide is Now Available!

The Rebel Running Guide is an introductory running program for runners training for a 5k. Unfortunately, it’s no longer available 🙁

Steve Kamb and I tirelessly spent this weekend adding even more great running workouts, advice, and tips. It’s …

3 Running Myths Debunked (Rebel Running Guide Preview!)

Note: The Rebel Running Guide is no longer available. If you’re a beginner runner, I recommend the SR Boot Camp.

Next Monday, the Rebel Running Guide officially launches. We have been getting down to business and putting some …

5k Sharpening Workouts: Spotlight on Speed Development

The 5k might be one of those perfect events – it’s long enough to be considered a “distance” race but short enough to push yourself really hard. As one of my running friends would say, “grip and rip!!

Icebreaker Merino Wool Review: Preparing for Fall

A few months ago the good folks at Nature Shop sent me an Icebreaker Merino Wool t-shirt and a pair of boxer-briefs to review. I was damn excited because I’ve heard that quality wool can be a high-performance fabric …

Ultramarathon Training Demystified: Tackling an Ultra with Bryon Powell

Ultramarathon. The mere mention of the word intimidates many runners. The marathon itself can be a big undertaking, requiring months of training, too many sacrifices to count, and the inevitable highs and lows of arduous training. Surely, ultramarathon

Celebrity Marathons: Learning From the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Time to have some fun. This post is mostly for entertainment – after all, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

There have been a lot of celebrities who’ve run marathons. What can we learn from …

Marathon Training Starts…Now! August’s Training, Shoes, and More

It’s game time.

The Philadelphia Marathon is on November 20, only 76 short days away. This is week seven of my 17 week training plan.

Marathon Training Starts Now

I’ve already had to alter my schedule based on my original program, which highlights …