Archives for January 2013

Now Open: The Strength Running Boot Camp

Drumroll, please!

Finally, I’m thrilled to announce that the Strength Running Boot Camp – a 4-week, step-by-step course to develop consistent running into a habit that sticks – is now accepting new members!

This is for runners who need …

The Art of Risk: The Right and Wrong Ways to Take Risks with Running

Author Erica Jong said, “The trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

In running, the biggest risk is not resolving something that can be easily resolved.

For a coach like me, it’s difficult …

Coming Soon: The Strength Running Boot Camp

Over the last few weeks, you’ve learned specific strategies to:

  • Turn bad runs into successful workouts using the Plan B Technique
  • Avoid the Try Everything, Try Nothing Approach so you can stop spinning your wheels and start improving
  • Implement 

How to Make Running a Habit that Sticks

Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made.” – Patti Sue Plumer

If you’re looking for the ultimate training “secret” then you’ve found it: consistency.…

The Plan B Technique: How to Feel More Accomplished

If a workout isn’t going as planned, do you quit and promise yourself you’ll do better tomorrow? Many runners do – and it’s the wrong approach.

Plan B

Quitting isn’t necessarily bad. Especially if something is seriously wrong like the sharp …

Marathon Mania: How Joe Improved His Marathon by Over 66 Minutes

A lot of runners find it tough to design a well-rounded training plan. Maybe they don’t know enough, so their running becomes boring.

Or maybe they have too much information and succumb to the Try Everything, Try Nothing

The Try Everything, Try Nothing Approach (or, How to Fail)

Have you ever noticed that some runners know exactly what to do, but others seem constantly lost?

Every runner faces overwhelming information overload when it comes to planning their training or treating an injury. There’s an endless amount of …

Announcing 2013: The Year of Consistency

Welcome to 2013! I want to make it your best year of running yet.

Year of Consistency

Every year, I announce a theme on Strength Running that influences articles here, gives you a new perspective on training, and (hopefully) makes you a …