This seems like the appropriate time of the year for this reminder, as we are meeting with family and friends who always want to remind us that we work out too much. The common refrain is that staying in shape is good but too much is bad.
This seems to be turning into an annual tradition to offer a thanks to you on Thanksgiving. That doesn’t make it any less heartfelt, though.
I created HillRunner.com many years ago because I wanted to give something to the running community that gave so much to me. While I strive to do that every day, I keep finding that, the more I give to the community, the more it gives back. I didn’t expect that but it’s how things have worked out. Continue reading “Thank you”
Many of us have recently finished our racing for the year. Whether an October marathon or fall season of shorter races, you’ve probably had ups and downs, good points and bad points.
How do you go over everything that has happened and glean out information that you can use for next year?
I recently discussed how to handle a bad race and how to get useful information out of that race but what about a good race? What about your training? There’s a lot more to think about and, surely, some of it went well while some didn’t. Continue reading “How to review your racing season”
Last week, my daughter was generous enough to share a cold with me. At the same time, I heard from two runners I coach. One was battling what sounded like a pretty bad cold and the other was dealing with the flu.
It’s that time of the year again. People are getting ill and training is getting interrupted.
There is some truth to that quote. If we’re really trying to push our limits, then sometimes we will hit our limits and we will have a bad experience. If you’ve never had a bad race, how close are you to your limits?