QT: So Much for Which to be Thankful


Next week is Thanksgiving, at least here in the States, and as such, I thought today might be a good day to talk about some things I’m thankful for.

I don’t know about you, but I feel like the whole “actual being thankful” part of Thanksgiving gets a pretty short shift these days.

Sure, I think most of us at least give a passing thought to being thankful for our friends/family.

But for a lot of folks, myself more included than I’d like to admit, Thanksgiving is as much about watching football and eating all the things as it is about taking a moment being truly thankful for the many blessings in my life.

So I’m going to do that today, and hopefully, make a point of doing so on Turkey Day as well. Read more

Dr. Kyle Bowling Created An Affordable And Fool-Proof Recovery Tool


My guest on the show today is Dr. Kyle Bowling, a chiropractor, runner, and entrepreneur.

Dr. Kyle Bowling created a product that all athletes should consider adding to their recovery toolbox.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles today with Dr. Kyle as we talk running, running injuries, and injury prevention.

Dr. Kyle Bowling

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QT: Walking the Food Tight Rope this Holiday Season


All. The. Food.

Ready or not, the food holidays are coming and they are coming quick!

As runners, how do you walk the food tight rope during the holiday season?

Do you just go ahead and eat all the things? Do you try to hold the line and remain disciplined? Or do you try to find some semblance of middle ground? Read more

Kate White Is Going The Distance To Help Inspire Change


Kate White, one of my Team in Training teammates will be joining me on the show today.

In January, we will be going 13.1 miles at the Walt Disney World marathon weekend.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Kate White today and getting to know my teammate better.

Kate White and Her Teammate Denny Krahe

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QT: Having the Right Soft Tissue Recovery Tools for the Job is Helpful


Is there anything more laughable than the idea of anything truly being one-size-fits-all?

Over the years, I’ve made it pretty clear what I think about one-size-fits-all advice.

Coaching or training philosophy. Nutrition. Race day strategy. Recovery.

Anyone that is trying to tell you that there is only one way to do something and every other option is wrong is someone you should be very leery of.

Recovery is one area where I haven’t been as vocal about the value of having different options available. Specifically, I’m talking about soft tissue/self-massage options.

There are no shortage of recovery tools that are available.

And as far as I can tell, each one has certain things they do better than others. That said, they all have their own shortcomings as well. Read more