Category Archives: Beginner Runner

Tips for beginner runners

When all the planets align for your race!

How do you find the perfect race?  That Unicorn, or as I like to say, when the all the planets align. This last weekend was a great example when the planets did not align in Fort Worth, Cowtown.  This is … Continue reading

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Marathon Carbohydrate Loading

Ok, so you have a Marathon coming up.  You have trained for the past 14-18 weeks, put in the long runs, and now it is time to race. Everyone knows to “carbo-load” right?  So the night before a race you’re … Continue reading

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Speed work: The key to running faster!

How do you run fast?  The answer is very easy: Run faster. But seriously, if you want to run faster, then you need to do speed work. Speed work, AKA intervals, track repeats, or fartleks, as I have mentioned in … Continue reading

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Running in the Heat 2

Ok, it is that time again.  For a few months I thought it was going to be a cool summer, but then … “BAM”  it was hot.  Ok, no problem.  I have done this before.  I love running in the … Continue reading

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How to prepare (Mentally) for the big race

So you have a race coming up.  You did the training, maybe you missed a day or two, but for the most part you followed the plan and now your a week away from the race.  You started tapering back the miles. … Continue reading

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5 Keys to reaching your potential on your next race

I have written about these individually in different posts.  But I think it is important to tie  them together into one.  I’m not going to go into as much detail in this post on each one.  Instead I will try … Continue reading

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Running Gadgets Updated 2015

I first wrote this in 2012.  A lot of new products are on the market now, plus I have learned a bit more over the last few years on how to manage my gear.  First a bit about me so … Continue reading

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