Archives for July 2014

Change is a Good Thing: Announcing the Next Chapter of My Life

In the immortal words of C.S. Lewis:

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like

How to Sleep Better, Faster, Longer: The Ultimate Guide to Hacking Your Sleep

“I call them business meetings,” pro marathoner Ryan Hall once said about his daily nap.

Better Sleep

Ryan is the fastest American marathoner and half marathoner of all-time and is so adamant about his regular nap that he insists it’s part …

The Importance of a Running Annual Review (here’s one of mine too)

Rarely do we take a meaningful amount of time and step back from the bustle of our daily lives to reflect on our accomplishments and progresss.

Landscape

But it’s a valuable tool that can help you stay on track with …

9 Reasons You’re Running Slow (and how to fix them to get faster)

Isn’t it funny that when something isn’t working, most of us just “buckle down” and try harder (even if you’re lost doing the wrong thing)?

maze

But often “what got you here, won’t get you there.” So if you’ve hit …

When Are You Ready to Run a Marathon?

A few weeks ago a runner emailed me and said:

“I started running a few weeks ago and I’m up to 9 miles per week with a 4 mile long run. I’m also working on increasing the run portion

The 13 Weirdest Things Runners Do

If you run, you’re probably a huge weirdo. But don’t worry, I am too – and there’s safety in numbers so I’m glad you’re here!

Weird Runners

After running for 16 years, my life has become progressively weirder. Not only …