Tag Archive: training

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 #50: Halfway to 100!

If you have been keeping up with your running streak – then today is a very important marker for you. Hitting 50 consecutive runs is quite an accomplishment and illustrates to you convincingly… 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 #43: Your Hardest Workout!

Do you remember the hardest workout you ever completed? How long ago was it? Who designed the workout? Was it effective? Isn’t it time you re-crafted that most awesome workout for your training… 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 #38: Run the Hard Parts Easy…

…and the easy parts hard… Some days, we wake up on the right side of the bed. We eagerly race to the coffee maker to draw a strong pour of liquid gold, and… 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

Day #20: Running Late

Last night, I accomplished a goal of mine. I left the house at 9:30p.m. and ran my favorite course in the moonlight. I told my brother-in-law about the run this afternoon, and he… Continue reading

Day #8: 8.6 Seconds

After yesterday’s post, I thought it would be helpful for me to return to the story of my Olympic Trials efforts of a few years back. I was just 8.6 second off pace… Continue reading