Your Discount Ticket to Anywhere…

When I was heading into 5th grade, I entered a summer reading contest to see how many pages I could read before school began.

Before you laugh about how nerdy I was, let’s consider the prize for winning: a …

Behind the Scenes: Listen to a Coaching Call on How to Run a Faster Marathon

Have you ever ran a long race – like a half-marathon or marathon? If so, you know how hard they can be…

marathon wall

Over the last 11 months, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing many Team Strength Running members run …

How Andrea Regained Her Confidence And Set a 5-Minute PR

Now that I’m firmly entrenched in my mid-30’s, I can confidently say that even my 17-month old is cooler than me.

Luckily, I haven’t cared …

Steve Kamb on How to Make Exercise Easy

Is it possible to make exercise and a healthy lifestyle easy rather than a chore that’s always skipped?

I think it is – and so does my guest on Episode 5 of the Strength Running Podcast: Steve Kamb. …

Mario Fraioli on the Benefits, Lessons, and Problems with Virtual Coaching

The Strength Running Podcast returns! And our guest – Mario Fraioli – is here to talk about coaching for runners.

Mario Fraioli

Mario is the founding head coach at Ekiden coaching, a 2:28 marathoner, and the 2012 Costa Rican Men’s …

What Does a Running Coach Actually DO?

Put one foot in front of the other! Go faster!” Alright, now my job is done! Time to hit the showers.

Strength Running Team

Is that really all that running coaches do?

No, of course not. Coaching runners is a …

Shalane Flanagan on Morning Routines, Unfinished Business and Writing a NYT Best-Seller

It’s hard to find a more decorated – yet easy-going – runner than three-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan.

Shalane Flanagan

Born in the coastal town of Marblehead north of Boston, Massachusetts, Shalane showed an early aptitude for distance running.

A three-time All-State …

The Strength Running Podcast is Live! Here Are Episodes 1 and 2

Whoa! Strength Running has a podcast!

Strength Running Podcast

Over the last few weeks, I’ve worked furiously to figure out the podcast game.

I’ve recorded (and re-recorded…) episodes, scouted new guests, and planned how to make a running podcast that you’ll …

How to Eliminate Walk Breaks During a Run

Walk breaks during a run? What’s next, human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria?!

walking running

Sorry, I got ahead of myself there…

Walk breaks do serve a helpful purpose during training. If you’re new to running or …

On Failure

Let’s talk about failure. I’m sure you’re familiar with it as a runner:

  • Missing your weekly mileage goal
  • The wheels falling off during a race (when you knew you were ready for a PR!)
  • Yet another running injury…