Running and Lifting: How to Do Both For Best Results

Coaching allows me to change people’s mindset and even their bodies through running and lifting. These transformations are the most rewarding part of being a coach.

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And today, I’m thrilled to share a powerful example of what happens when …

Running Your First Marathon? Listen to this Behind the Scenes Coaching Call

Running your first marathon is exciting, terrifying, and rewarding at the same time. This post will help you make it less terrifying and more rewarding!

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Before I ran my first marathon, I made a lot of mistakes:

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Supplements for Runners: What Exactly Do You Need?

Nutrition is an area full of myths and rumors, particularly when it comes to supplements for runners. Here’s how to navigate through the confusion to find exactly what you need.

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Running nutrition can be a confusing arena in …

How Tamanna Cured IT Band Pain by Committing to the Process

Can you imagine having IT band pain for months when running, going up stairs, and even walking? Here’s how one runner healed her ITBS pain and is now running stronger than ever.

Tamanna IT Band Pain

Tamanna after her longest run ever –

Mark Cucuzzella, MD on A Comprehensive Injury Prevention Plan

Running injuries are the bane of every runner. Can you just imagine how you’d feel if you were strong enough to prevent more injuries?

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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella running in a pair of minimalist running shoes

Well, it’s not some …

How Christine Crushed Her First 100 Mile Ultra Marathon

When I started running regularly after graduating from college, the marathon sounded impossibly far. I’ll never do that, I thought. I’d heard horror stories of lost toenails and cripplingly sore quads…

Christine 100 mile ultra marathon

It’s funny how your mindset shifts! Fast-forward …

The “Good, Better, Best” Hierarchy of Injury Prevention

Did you know that some injury prevention strategies work better than others? You probably do – it’s common sense and it’s absolutely true that some strategies are far better than others!

Injury Prevention Strategies

Let’s say that you wanted to retire early. …

Eating Disorders in Runners: An Honest Conversation with Annyck Besso, RD

We’re discussing the sensitive but important topic of eating disorders in runners today with my guest, Annyck Besso, RD. It’s one that needs more oxygen and air – and I hope you’ll join the conversation.

Eating Disorders in Runners

A reality of distance …

Run Healthy Forever: Drills and Recovery Advice for a Lifetime of Pain-Free Running

Speed and Personal Bests are exciting. But have you thought about the longevity of your running career?

Run Healthy

Odds are that if running is important to you, you’ll want to run healthy for the rest of your life.

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How Don Ran A 100 Mile Ultra Marathon (80min faster than his goal)

Setting big, intimidating goals often brings out the best in us. This is the story how Don prepared for his first 100-mile ultra marathon (after less than four years running).

Ultra Marathon Don

Audacious goals come in many forms but for those …