Tag Archive: sports

Day #44: Believe… and RUN!

When was the last time you fell down? I’m talking both literally – you stumbled and tripped and plummeted unable to stop your awkward ballet and ended up on your back on the… Continue reading

Running Through and Through

Day #65: Maybe I’ll just run right through my old shoes and eventually land on my bare feet… When I can see daylight, I’ll know I’m close. Holding my old Nike Air Pegasus’s… Continue reading

Redesigning Distance

Day #63: We work hard to craft great speed workouts, but neglect creating intentional distance courses I remember as a coach sitting down at the drawing board and creating speed workouts with great… 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 #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 #44: Believe… and RUN!

When was the last time you fell down? I’m talking both literally – you stumbled and tripped and plummeted unable to stop your awkward ballet and ended up on your back on the… 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

Day #34: What is Your Achilles Heel?

I have another confession to make… I have suffered one major injury in my 30 years of running long distance: a partially torn achilles tendon – just at the insertion point of the… Continue reading