Running Wednesday: My Favorite Tempo Workout

Tempo Workout

A couple weeks ago I shared my favorite pure speed workout. Intervals are great for increasing VO2 Max, improving form, and working on specific speed related issues, like your finishing kick and leg turnover. Today, we’re talking about lactate threshold runs. They are also called tempo runs. Your lactate threshold is the point at which […]

What’s Next? Running, Career, Personal Plans

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As we approach summer my time opens up a lot. Our busy season will soon be over giving me a lot of time to plan, train, and generally think about what’s next in my life. And because it’s Thursday, I’m joining Amanda and thinking out loud about my plans for my running, career, and personal […]

Running Wednesday: My Favorite Pure Speed Workout

Ladder Workout

So, you want to get faster? The thing is, now matter what your fitness level, your age, your abilities, the process is the same. If you want to get faster you have to, well, run faster. Science may come up with new ways to track your training, coaches may design new killer workouts, you can […]

Why this isn’t a SLO Marathon Race Recap

SLO Recap

So, I’ve been lying to you. Well, just a little. (Which begs the question, is there really such thing as a little lie?) Anyway, I haven’t told you the whole truth. Which starts with, I didn’t run the SLO Marathon yesterday. Before I get to that though, I want to congratulate Tina Muir, who ran […]

My Top 5 Running Moments

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I stole this idea from Angela, who got it from Amanda. When I first saw Angela’s top five post and decided to steal copy borrow it, I thought it would be pretty easy. I mean, there are definitely “great” runs in every runner’s history, whether is a first time event, a PR, or just an […]