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 …

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 –

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 …

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 …

How Geoff Broke His Chronic Injury Cycle After Nearly Quitting Running

Running can be a tough sport – with an annual injury rate hovering around 50-70%, staying healthy can be daunting. But this is a happy story! Meet Geoff:

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Geoff came to running later in life but his love for …

Maggie Callahan on The Benefits of Strength Training

2018 is the Year of Strength and we’re discovering what it means to be a strong, powerful runner (spoiler: it’s achievable!).

Maggie Callahan Strength Training

Last month, we talked lifting and the many benefits of strength training:

  • The scientific reasons for adding

Better Nutrition = Faster Racing (here’s how)

Today I want to talk about something important: FOOD!

The garden is still kickin’

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I love food. I’m sure you do, too. Runners know that …

How to Turn 5 Years of Chronic Injuries Into Four (Healthy) Personal Bests

Imagine spending thousands of dollars to stay healthy, only to be injured for more than five years with every race slower than your first.

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Kira, experiencing what it’s like to run strong without injuries

Would you consider giving up

How Josh Used a Team Approach to Run a Sub 5-minute Mile

In November, 2015 Josh got a wake-up call. He heard what no man wants to hear from his daughter…

It looks like you have a baby in your tummy!

Kids say the darndest things…

Josh knew he was the …

How Allan Overcame Piriformis Syndrome (and became an athlete)

Can you ever imagine running 3:17 in your first marathon – and still not consider yourself a “real” runner?

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Me neither.

But Allan is a runner who felt that way. After his speedy debut at 26.2, he still felt …