Running Barefoot for Injury Prevention and Mechanics Improvement

Back in the ’60s, we ran way more and way faster in the thinnest little shoes, and we never got hurt. I never even remember talking about injuries back then. So you’ve got to wonder, what’s changed…

52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner

I’m proud and excited to announce that 52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner is now available! It’s completely free and contains 52 different workouts that you can use in your own training.

52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner

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In this …

Coming This Friday, 12/17: 52 Workouts, 52 Weeks, One Faster Runner

I started to write a post about all of the different workouts that I’ve run. It ended up being over 3,000 words long. So I kept writing, added a few more workouts, and now I have a free ebook

The Runner’s Library – 17 Running and Training Book Gift Ideas

As other running nerds can attest, the feeling of opening a new running book is only surpassed by running a PR or lacing up a new pair of racing flats.

For me, the best stocking stuffer is a running …

Running Through Fatigue: Should You Run After a Hard Workout?

In the normal training cycle, there will be workouts that are longer and more intense than others. Your long run or interval workout are examples that may cause more soreness than a standard distance or tempo run. Soreness is …

Fall Season Comes to a Close and Starting Fresh – Fitz’s Training Journal November, 2010

Now, for the monthly training report:

Overall, November was a very solid month for training and racing. I’m pleased with how things went. I had one minor setback (a very tight left soleus) and was forced to take several …

The Gym Jones Approach to Distance Running

Pretty much anything Mark Twight offered up was so difficult in the kind of way where you wish you had never been born – and even more than that, wished he had never been born.” – Gerard

Gobble Wobble 5k Race Report (and book giveaway results!)

On Thanksgiving I raced in the 2010 Gobble Wobble 5k in Abington, PA. My fiancée Meaghan’s parents live in Maple Glen and it’s become tradition to run this 5k every year and she dresses up with her siblings in …

Philadelphia Marathon Photos and Potential 2011 Race

First, a huge congratulations to all of the finishers of the 2010 Philadelphia Marathon this past Sunday. I watched more than half of the marathoners finish and it’s truly an inspiring sight. I get goosebumps when I think about …

The Running Life Book Giveaway (Plus, Running Safety)

A few weeks ago I interviewed Ironman triathlete and ultramarathoner Donald Buraglio. Donald is the author of one of the most popular running blogs on the web – Running and Rambling. In case you didn’t know by now, …