Archives for April 2013

Video Q&A with Coach: What Shoes Should I Wear When I’m Not Running?

Successful running – and injury prevention – is really a full-time job.

Hopefully that didn’t scare you off from accomplishing your race goals. But truthfully, what makes you faster is often what you do in between workouts than …

Newton Gravity Running Shoe Review (Boy, Was I Wrong)

I used to say that using technology like “actuator lugs” to promote a neutral, natural foot strike was ironic and totally unnecessary.

Of course, I’m talking about Newton running shoes which have a very distinctive sole:

Newton Gravity Lugs

I refused to …

50 Surprising Lessons Learned From Running Around the World

I usually hate running when I’m traveling – I don’t know the locations, trails are hard to find, and out-and-backs on city sidewalks are boring.Redwood Forest

But for three months, I traveled to Pennsylvania, California, Hawaii, up the eastern coast …

We Are Runners, And We Will Run

This is the third time I’ve sat down to write about Monday’s Boston Marathon.

But yesterday – and the day before – I couldn’t articulate my feelings about what happened near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Like …

Special DVD Giveaway: Active Isolated Flexibility for Runners

Are you looking for a new way to stay healthy and run more consistently?

Well, I’ve got something you’re going to love.

Today Jay Johnson is going to highlight active isolated flexibility and give away two free DVD’s to …

RecoFit Calf Compression Sleeves Review

There’s nothing quite like a new pair of compression sleeves to make you feel like a total gear junkie.

Especially RecoFit sleeves, which look like the Batsuit.

RecoFit Calf Compression Sleeves

A few weeks ago I was sent a pair of calf …

How to Set Goals that Scare You Sh*tless: New Interview with Joel Runyon

Remember back in January when you made your bold New Year’s Resolutions?

I’m going to run my first marathon this year!Goals

It’s time I lost 40 pounds!

Finally, I’m going to stay injury-free for an entire year!

Now that

Video: How fast should I run on my easy runs?

It’s a tough question:

How fast should I run on my easy days in between workouts?

Fast Runner

Just think of all of the ways we describe the pace you should run on “easy runs:”

  • easy
  • recovery
  • moderate
  • slow
  • relaxed

Then …

11 Running and Health Books You Have to Read

I’m often asked, “what books are you reading?”Books

And while it’s none of your damn business what chapter of 50 Shades of Grey I’m on, I want to share what books have changed my life.

See, I absolutely love …