Running isn’t hard (it just takes awhile to learn)

A few months ago, my wife and I took a beginner’s swing dancing class that met every week for five weeks. It was a disaster.

4 Professional Runners Answer: “Why do you love running?”

Running captured my heart in 1998 – and I’ve been running nearly every day since I tied my first pair of running shoes.

Throwback to Lexington High School cross country!! #tbt #xc

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The #1 Way to Reach All of Your Running Goals

I’ve been coaching runners since 2010 – and I’m in awe of how many lives I’ve touched over the years. SR has been visited by over 6,000,000 people from almost every country in the world:

Strength Running International

I’m coming for you …

How to Reduce Stress (so you can race faster!)

Stress: it conjures images of uncooperative toddlers, looming deadlines at work, and arguments with your spouse. But is stress actually a bad thing?

How to Reduce Stress

The answer (of course) is two-sided. Some stress can help you achieve more, accomplish difficult …

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 …

I almost quit… but then ran the race of my life. How?

Have you ever been ready to quit on your training? Maybe it’s because you just got busy, every run felt terrible, or you saw virtually no progress.

Jason Fitzgerald Ultramarathon DNF

I know the feeling – the same thing has happened to me …

Do You Make These Running Mistakes? (they cost me years of improvement…)

Everything changed when it dawned on me that I’m a runner. It was my first track season and I LOVED everything about running:

  • My teammates were hilarious and pushed me to run faster
  • I liked seeing tangible, objective

What I’ve Learned from Coaching 1,500+ Runners

2016 is the Year of the Team – and we’re learning why support and an encouraging team can help you accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

Jason_Team

But why are so many runners struggling with inconsistent training, low motivation, …

Happy 2016! Welcome to the Year of the Team

Welcome to 2016! Are you ready to have your best year of running ever?

7 Surprising Life Lessons From Running Over 40,000 Miles

Sooner or later, every runner realizes that running is actually a metaphor for life.

Endure

It’s no surprise that there are countless quotes about this issue:

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain