QT: Stress is Stress is Stress (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in May 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.


Stress.

We all have it, and all of us deal with the stress of life in different ways.

For many of us runners, the most effective way to handle stress in our lives is to lace up our shoes and head out for some run-therapy.

In many cases, that may prove effective.

However, there are times that the stress of running actually makes the stress of life worse and vice versa. Read more

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

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

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

QT: What Got You Here May Not Get Your There (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in February of 2017. 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.


Where do you want to be, with regards to your running, in five years?

What are you willing to change to get there?

Hmm Read more