Tag Archive: health

Holding Hands

Day #61: Holding Hands I remember a talk I once had with a mentor of mine. We had just finished a tough “drop off” – the name we gave to surprise races at… Continue reading

The 10 Winning Ways of Runners

Day #61: The 10 Winning Ways of Runners I thought I’d sketch up a top 10 list of things you can do, start or resolve to do today in order to become a… Continue reading

Listen to your heart…

Day #60 — Listen to your heart: “heart rate monitors, hills, mud clods and the 180 formula” It was only a matter of time… After 30 years, I am finally committed to training… Continue reading

Day #58: The Problem of Pain

To keep from decaying, to be a winner, the athlete must accept pain–not only accept it, but look for it, live with it, learn not to fear it.” ~George Sheehan Do you run… Continue reading

Day #57: “60 Seconds of Distance Run”

“Give me one more. Just one more!” These words … “One More” … can spell disaster. They might be the request for that drink which finally pushes you over the edge. Off the… Continue reading

A Chat with Dr. Phil Maffetone on “A Runner’s Podcast”

Episode #3 of “A Runner’s Podcast” is now live in iTunes! Check out the conversation with endurance training guru Dr. Phil Maffetone. Our conversation travelled from photography and music to the details of… Continue reading

Day #48: Liquid Sleep

I’ve been encouraged not to post this blurb. But I believe that us runners who are deep into the running addiction are all too well aware of the pitfalls – as well as… Continue reading

Day #46: The 4 Stages of Runners

The Wheezer The most neanderthal of distance runners is the least developed cardio-vascularly – and perhaps more importantly, psychologically, for the run – but with a benefit in the areas of modesty and… Continue reading

Day #45: Run No More.

“Liu Xiang hopped along the outside of the backstretch on his left leg, his injured right leg tucked behind him, then made his way over to the 10th and final hurdle to give… Continue reading

Day #41: What’s Your “Badwater”?

Tonight I had the opportunity to hear virtuoso guitarist and Christian songwriter¬†Bob Bennett¬†at New Life Church in Arroyo Grande, California. Bob’s incredible skill on the guitar was a reminder of the compulsion I… Continue reading