Taking a Break from Running

QT: Coming Back from Injury Intelligently (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in February of 2018. The post/show notes are more or less copy/pasted from the original post, but the podcast audio is a new take on the topic.


Whether we want to admit it or not, running injuries are all too common in our ranks.

Joker Sucks

Yeah, no joke!

But facts are facts. And the odds are that all of us will have to deal with at least one running-related injury at some point in our running careers. (And the odds say at least half of us will have to deal with an injury this year!)

As such, perhaps we should talk a little bit about the process of coming back from an injury then, eh? Read more

Jenn Reichle Credits Running And Disney For Improved Mental Health


My guest today has combined her love for Disney along with her love for running.

We are recording on location at the Coronado Springs Resort before the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Jenn Reichle today.

Jenn Reichle and Denny

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QT: Diz’s Law of Accumulated Fatigue for Runners


I’m not sure why, but I was recently reminiscing back to my high school chemistry days.

Anyway, the subject that was rattling around my brand for some still-unknown reason was Boyle’s Law. Read more

Amanda Brooks Is Helping The “Everyday” Athlete Run To The Finish


Amanda Brooks is joining me on the show today for round 2, almost 400 episodes after we chatted for the first time.

Amanda is one of the original running bloggers and a lot has changed since our last conversation, including a new book.

We will have no shortage of topics to cover today as I go a few easy miles with Amanda Brooks.

Amanda Brooks

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QT: Plyometrics 101, Specifically for Runners


In case you’re not aware, I’m a fan of runners making strength training a regular part of their routine.

Want to go back into the archives to get a little more strength training info?

Start with the 3-part strength training FAQ series I did in 2019. #1 #2 #3

When it comes to actually doing the strength training exercises, there are plenty of options on the table.

Workout at home or at a gym. Fly solo or take a class with others. Use just your bodyweight or incorporate equipment.

The options really are just about endless. Read more