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Nov 18, 2022

We like to complicate recovery by focusing on the latest whizz-bang tools and modalities that might be all the rage. Recovery, however, is actually very simple, and in most cases, absolutely free. In this episode, I talk about your 3 most important recovery tools - movement, sleep, and fueling - and then give you 8...

Nov 11, 2022

2:23 vs 2:39? Which is a better result for a marathoner?

It would be easy to say the faster time, but Des Linden might disagree. She ran 2:39 in 2018 to win Boston. She also ran 2:23 in 2011 to place 2nd by just 2 seconds. Which is better now? Context matters. It's not necessarily about the time on the clock if you give...

Nov 1, 2022

As a coach, I know at least two things for certain:

1. Everyone faces pre-race nerves and doubts regardless of your background and experience.

2. The pre-race nerves never go away, but you will become better at dealing with them.

In this episode, I discuss 7 types of pre-race doubts with tactical steps to deal with each...

Oct 21, 2022

Most of us measure ourselves in all of the wrong ways, and it leads to injury, overtraining, burnout, and under performance.

In this episode, I give you 7 ways to re-frame how you measure success in order to be a happy, healthy, sustainable runner who ultimately reaches their long term potential.

For example, stop...

Oct 14, 2022

In this episode, Nicole Winter (@nicolemruns) asks me questions from her followers about final race week preparations. We discuss everything from choosing a race pace to race week eating to the taper and strength training (or not), plus much, much more. 

We also discuss an injury she is facing on her journey to qualify...