12 Types of Trail Runners

Training is lonely. With a plan. Without a plan. Track Nights. Speed Workout. Tempo Runs. Long Slow Distance. Recovery Runs. Stair Workouts. Hill Repeats. Intervals. You do these often by yourself. Sometimes with a running buddy and conversations are then held under the cone of silence rules. Then there is the Group Run.  These are…… Continue reading 12 Types of Trail Runners

Hamstring Rehab

I like the idea of “listening to your body” but what happens if it is much better but still a sensation, not of pain, but of stiffness. Does one completely idle? Run hard until stiffness sets in? Try another run and see? Hmmm. Wait, going downhill I slowed up and tried for fluidity and no…… Continue reading Hamstring Rehab

Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits

Originally seen on the NYTimes Running for as little as five minutes a day could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality. The findings suggest that the benefits of even small amounts of vigorous exercise may be much greater than experts had assumed. In…… Continue reading Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits