Archives for March 2015

The Lone Wolf Theory: How to Make Enormous Progress Quickly

A lone wolf is one that lives its life independently without a pack – in other words, a loner.

While lone wolves can be stronger and more aggressive by necessity, they’re at a disadvantage. From Wikipedia:

Lone wolves

I’m coming to Boston soon – want to meet? (Plus, a new Q&A with Coach!)

Next month is the Boston Marathon and I’ll be there to cheer on my runners and host the annual Strength Running Boston Meet-up.

And you’re invited!Boston Sign

The meet-up will feature a “who’s who” in Boston running, with the national …

Run Through Winter with the Kahtoola NANOspikes

We’ve had a crazy winter, making it extremely difficult to run. Just look at Boston, which broke its snowfall record with over 108 inches.

To put that in perspective, that’s more than NINE FEET of snow! Enough to completely …

Fuel Your Next Run with this Easy Breakfast Pancake Recipe

If you’re like me, you fall into a rut of eating the same breakfast over and over again. If I eat another plain piece of toast with peanut butter again I’m going to lose my mind!

Thankfully, there are …

The Good, The Weird, and The Smelly: 7 Things to Know Before Marrying a Runner

Thinking about marrying a runner? It has its benefits: our goal-driven personalities help us succeed in other areas of life. We have endurance, helpful for… extracurricular activities…

But of course, there are drawbacks. Like when you accidentally catch a …

My Love / Hate Relationship with Running Gear (and 5 unusual suggestions for you)

Have you noticed that I LOVE running? What started as a hobby after high school to kill time has completely transformed my life.

Sunset

To really drive this point home, here’s a fun story: even though we’re not super religious, …

How to Improve Your Marathon by 38 Minutes (after a serious injury)

Have you ever suffered from a running injury? I sure have – in fact, for 6 years I was constantly hurt!

Running after injury

I came down with almost every injury in the book:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Low back pain (SI