Category Archives: Nutrition

Running tips on nutrition

How I trained for the Boston Marathon 2016

2016 was my 4th Boston Marathon.  My first in 2013 lived up to all the hype and, I think, was still the best race I have run.  My time in 2013 was 3:19:55, with a negative split (very hard to … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon 2016

Another Boston Marathon has come and gone. That year went very fast.  Pun intended. Let me catch everyone up if you have not been following me. Last year, 2015, went as good as I could hope for, almost too good. … 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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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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Running in the Heat

I live in Texas, so when I say running in the heat, I really mean running when it is so hot just going from your car to your house makes you sweat. Actually this year it has not been that … Continue reading

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