How to mix in speed work

#TrainSmarterNotHarder #SpeedWork #RunFaster #TrainingTheory #Physiology Note: This is going to be another multi-part post. I don’t want...

Easy Running - How to do it

#TrainSmarterNotHarder #RunEasy #TrainingPhilosophy #InjuryPrevention Last week we talked a bit about why easy running is important. But...

Resolve to run easy

#NewYearsResolutions #TrainSmarterNotHarder #Endurance #RunEasy #Recovery #TrainingPhilosophy It’s that time of year again. We’re all...

It’s Conditioning

#ItsConditioning #MentalTraining #TrainingPhilosophy #ItWillBeFun #MentalToughness #Resilience For those of you who don’t already know...

Training While Injured

#Injury #TrainSmarterNotHarder #Recovery #TrainingPhilosophy #CrossTraining I have a very distinct memory of my high school coach...

End of the Season

#SeasonFinale #Injury #TrainSmarterNotHarder #Reflection Today is a bit of a quick update. For those of you who missed it, I goofed up my...

Training while sick

#TrainingPhilosophy #TrainSmarterNotHarder #TrainingWhileSick #Recovery Try as we might, we all get sick every now and again. Hopefully...

Get another pair of eyeballs

#TrainSmarterNotHarder #Technique #InjuryPrevention I frequently get asked to take a look at someone’s form or technique. Don’t get me...

Building fitness one layer at a time

#TrainingPhilosophy #InjuryPrevention #TrainSmarterNotHarder #Running #Triathlon #Progression #MilesMatter Note: This post assumes that...

Live like a clock

#TrainSmarterNotHarder #TrainingPhilosophy #Running #Triathlon Our bodies like routine and repetition. They don’t like having the daily...

Theoretical concept of fitness

#TrainingPhilosophy #TrainingConcepts #Running #Triathlon Strap in folks. We’re getting theoretical today! *Note: I'll be updating this...

Planning your race season

#TrainingPhilosophy #Planning #RaceDayPlan #Running #Marathon #TrainSmaterNotHarder Why plan your race season? Why not just go run...

In Pursuit of Excellence – Part 2

#Excellence #TrainingPhilosophy #Running #Triathlon #Endurance A few weeks back I wrote a blog post about the concept of excellence. I...

Recovery is priority number one

#Running #Triathlon #Recovery #TrainingPhilosophy When it comes to improving as an endurance athlete, consistency is king. Obviously...