Archives for November 2015

Do you want to know the truth about running injuries?

Last year I spoke at a conference in Washington, DC about how to train for the half marathon.

Jason Fitzgerald_Speaking

And I probably offended one of the other panelists…

Let me tell you why:

After the presentation, we were answering questions …

The Secrets to Consistent Running (even when you don’t feel like it)

You and I both know that consistency is the “secret sauce” to successful running. I’ve been ranting and raving about it for years!

Consistent RunningConsistent running allows you to:

How to get the best sleep of your life

Ask any runner how to get faster and they’ll wax poetic about long runs, high mileage, and tough workouts. But what about sleep?

Sleep Bear Mattress

Sleep is the most undervalued training tool you have available to skyrocket your race times, reduce …

The Signs of Overtraining Syndrome: Q&A with Pro Ultrarunner Travis Macy

Overtraining Syndrome is the arch nemesis of hard-working runners everywhere.

Casually mention to a friend that you’re suffering from overtraining syndrome and you’ll be met with gasps, hugs, and warm condolensces.

With crushing fatigue and plummeting performances, overtraining can …

The most important workouts to focus on if you’re a busy runner

When was the last time you had an uninterrupted 4-6 hours to work out? If you’re like me, that hasn’t happened in a long time!

Busy Runner

Time is life’s ultimate luxury. As we get older, this limited resource gets more …

How one beginning runner built his confidence and ran two personal bests

Have you ever noticed that running seems to be entirely mental? Sure, the physical side of training is important. But your inner confidence is just as important!

Mark success story

You might have seen this quote:

“Long distance running is 90% mental

Do “fast” runners run differently than “slow” runners?

Recently I filmed part of the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll half marathon to look at the form of different runners. And today, I want your help!

Running Form

Running form is often a controversial topic. Nike Oregon Project Head Coach Alberto …

It’s my birthday! Will you celebrate with me?

Yesterday I turned 32 and treated myself to an incredible trail run in the mountains of Colorado:

Of course, I had to justify the heaps …