Archives for April 2020

Running 50 Marathons in 50 States with Marathon Training Academy’s Angie Spencer

Running a marathon is challenging. Running consistent marathons is even more difficult. But 50 marathons in 50 states… with the last one being your Personal Best is truly demanding.

marathon

The 50 State Marathon Club is an elite group. …

Is a Heel Strike Bad? How to Think About Foot Strike and Running

Your foot is the first point of contact between the ground and your body. Since running is an impact sport, let’s be sure that foot strike is healthy!

Foot Strike Running

Foot strike didn’t used to be so complicated.

During my running …

Escape Injuries and Run a New PR: A Behind the Scenes Coaching Call

Injuries are like a central governor to your training: they hold you back, limit your potential, and drag down your performances. How can you escape that injury cycle so you can accomplish more of your goals?

Running Marathon

A long time …

The Value of Uncertainty

Back in January, I was thrilled to get into the Vermont 100 miler.  I watched and waited as they made the race selections public online, and with less than 30 slots left, my name was finally chosen!

VT100 Finisher

I started …

Dr. Victoria Sekely on How to Fix Your Weak Areas, Run More, & Stay Healthy

Identifying your weaknesses and coming up with a plan to fix them helps runners progress and break through performance plateaus. But how do you find the areas that need improvement?

Running Track

One of my primary responsibilities as a coach is …

How to Create Your Own Bodyweight Exercise Routine

Strength training is not cross-training for runners. It’s just part of the training that’s needed to properly prepare for a peak performance.

Bodyweight Exercise Routine

And while ideal strength training will consist of weightlifting in the gym – lifting for power and

From Pro Soccer to Ultra Endurance: How Luke Tyburski Reinvented Himself

It’s never too late to reinvent yourself, get inspired for your next adventure, and learn new habits. And Luke Tyburski is here to show you how.

Luke Tyburski Motivation

Luke Tyburski has overcome more in his relatively short life than most of …

Olympian Emma Coburn on Momentum, Training Staples, and Extending Her Season

Emma Coburn is one of the most dominant runners on the planet with an Olympic Bronze, a World Championship title, and a World Championship runner-up just in the last few years (among many other accomplishments).

Emma Coburn Running

And her primary event …