How Franzi Went From Constant Injuries to Her First Marathon and 2 Personal Bests

Isn’t it amazing what you can accomplish when you make a few simple tweaks to your running?

Franzi Running

In just a few months, it’s possible to resolve chronic injuries, get even stronger, and run a slew of personal bests. With …

Skeptic to Believer: How Darin Ran a 3:57 Marathon PR at Age 52

After working with thousands of runners, I’ve come across more skeptics than I ever thought existed.

Runners who insist “that will never work for me!” or “maybe that worked for her… but I’m different.”Run Your BQ

Having “special snowflake …

How Brian Recovered From 20 Years of Chronic Injuries (and rediscovered his potential)

Last fall, I opened a special 1-on-1 coaching program to a small group of runners who were frustrated with injuries.

For six intensive weeks, they received coaching material with one goal: to prevent injuries and finally get them healthy. …

The Evolution of Running Goals: Why Nicole hired me (then fired me) and decided to run across the country

Running goals are funny. You might set an outlandish goal this year, but next year accomplishing the same thing is ordinary.

In 1998, I desperately wanted to run a mile under 6:00 minutes. Less than a year later, …

How Jennifer Ran a 40 Minute Marathon PR (with no bonk!)

The marathon is a fickle beast. Even with good training, you never know what will happen (especially in the final 10k).

Some runners hit the wall. Others cramp up. And a few develop overuse injuries that prevent them from …

How Rainy Got Her Half Marathon Training Right (and you can too)

Confession: I have a love-hate relationship with the half.

It’s a fantastic distance and half marathon training isn’t nearly as grueling as marathon preparation, so it’s much easier to do.

Half Marathon

But I’ve never actually run a good half marathon! …

Deb Quit Running for 20 Years… Now She Runs Ultramarathons (plus a new announcement)

Whoa – the response you’ve given me from this new focus on injury prevention has been awesome.

Thank you to everyone who has been inspired by Sarah’s story and emailed, tweeted, or messaged me with your questions and …

Can you really go from chronically injured to healthy and pain free? This is my story

Earlier this month I got an email from Todd. He told me:

Love your blog! Lots of useful tips for us mere mortals 😉

I laughed and thanked him for the compliment. But it got me thinking – does …

Sarah’s Transformation: From Constant Injuries to Faster and Pain Free

Last week, I asked you a simple question: What is your most difficult or challenging question about injury prevention and how to stay healthy?


For days, I’ve spent hours studying the hundreds of responses and let me tell you: …

The Path to Boston: How Darren Finally Avoided “The Wall” and Ran a Sub-4 Hour Marathon

When it comes to marathon training, there are countless choices to consider.

Should you join a local running club?

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Download a generic training plan online?

Invest in a custom program? Get a coach? Wing it?

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