Archives for February 2016

How long should my long run be relative to my weekly mileage?

Why are there so many “rules” in the running world? There’s the 10% Rule, the 80/20 Rule, and the rule that you should never wear shorts over tights.

Some of these are ironclad (wear your tights like a man!) …

Confessions of a Pre-Dawn Runner (and how to make running in the morning work for you)

Flash back to January, 2007: my alarm clock blared at 5am every morning. Running in the morning was my life – and at 85 miles per week, I was miserable.
Running in the Morning

It was dark for every run and a miserable …

Announcing the Gear Junkie Giveaway (worth $500!)

Have you ever looked back at pictures of yourself and cringed? Yeah, me too.

When I started running, I wore basketball shoes, long mesh shorts and a cotton t-shirt. It was a fashion disaster – Tim Gunn would have …

3 Ways Beginner Runners Can Be More Successful

Being a new runner is awesome. With big stretch goals and so much progress in front of you, it’s an exciting time to be a runner.

Can’t stop laughing #tistheseason #runbig2016

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How do you strengthen the glutes and hip flexors? (New Q&A with Coach)

Has it really been more than two months since the last episode of Q&A with Coach? It’s time to get back into it!

Today we’re talking all about strength – specifically, how to strengthen your hip flexors and glutes.…

Running While Pregnant: How much is too much?

This post is going to be more personal than usual – I’m going to share some details about my wife’s pregnancies and her training. Let’s dive in.

Jason and Meaghan

I met my wife in college when we both ran cross country …