For a lot of beginners, yoga is synonymous with twisted postures or seeing someone upside down. And that deters a lot of us from taking up the practice, missing out on the immense benefits that yoga has to offer. Whether it is increasing your body’s flexibility, creating a mind-body balance, sleeping better or detoxifying… Read More


Amidst about 423 inches of snow up here in Massachusetts, many-a-runner will be trying to get in enough weekly milage to reach their spring marathon goal. The unfortunate part about this, is those miles will, for us in the northeast, include a session or two on the treadmill that will clock in between 2 and… Read More


The Novo Nordisk New Jersey marathon is just 9 weeks away. Unfortunately, I have been pretty caught up with work and neglected the blog over the past couple of months. Time to get back on track!… Read More


Race Day Preparation Training is all but over, you’re into your taper and you’re ready to race. There are a number of things that you have likely forgotten about leading up to your race. Let’s explore what is needed to ensure your race day preparation is locked, loaded, and ready to go!… Read More


Gaining confidence as you approach race day is essential. Today I had 10 miles that included 2 3 mile repeats ahead of race pace with a mile recovery in between. I ran these at 6:40/mi. These types of workouts are essential in order to run faster and achieve the goals that you set out when you began… Read More


You’ve gotta get lucky to PR. That’s what I learned after closing out another week of training. You can train your ass off, but if the stars don’t align on race day, you’ll run the race you intended to just at a slower pace than you needed to PR. What the hell happened!?… Read More


Life happens. Last week my girlfriend’s mother was diagnosed with a malignant tumor on her brain. In a whirlwind of a long weekend we drove about 25 hours and spent some time at the hospital ahead of the surgery to remove the tumor.… Read More


Last week was a battle between having a semi running injury that required me to punish the foam roller every other hour for a few minutes until my calf tightness finally disappeared, to having a mental off week, which I’m not 100% sure of the root cause. The lack of mental toughness this week could… Read More


Well I had a great couple of workouts in the Adirondack Mountains. I had 8 miles at race pace, about 5 of which was uphill. Overall I ran 30 seconds per mile slower, but I couldn’t complain about that at all based on the hills. I grabbed a bit of time back on the downhills running… Read More