QT: There is Value in Taking Breaks – Mentally and Physically


If some is good, more must be better right?

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I’ve made a bit of a change to my daily routine lately, and it’s paying some pretty solid dividends for my productivity in the office.

The changes have been fairly simple and straight forward: I’m taking more breaks.

And that got me wondering if taking more breaks might help us runners as well… Read more

QT: Perfection Isn’t Always Possible, but Progress Is


Would you class yourself as a perfectionist?

How is the expectation of perfection working out for you?

I think all of us would prefer that our training, races, and life outside of running would always go as planned.

However, here in the real world, perfection is much more of the exception than the rule. Read more

QT: Being Considerate of Other Runners Doesn’t Happen by Accident


There is little doubt about the fact that I love me some Walt Disney World.

When you walk in the front gates, there is just something magical about being there.

Don’t worry, I’m not saying that everything at Walt Disney World is perfect all the time.

It’s not.

And one of the things that frustrates me most at Walt Disney World are the other guests. Read more

QT: Surviving the Perfect Storm of Running, Life, and Everything In Between


I was part of a really interesting conversation the other day.

As you may know, every Wednesday I jump on a video chat with a couple of great running coaches (Laura Norris and Nora Bird) and we talk shop about our business and try to help each other be more successful.

This week’s discussion centered around something I’d never really thought of before but makes total sense.

The fall being the metaphorical perfect storm of running, life, and everything in between. Read more

QT: The Benefits of Adding Yoga to Your Regular Routine


If you’ve been paying attention over the years, you’ve heard me talk about yoga at least once or twice.

One thing I’ve not done is really dive deep into why yoga can be so beneficial.

A listener recently reached out to me and asked if I could do an episode to go a little more in depth about the benefits of yoga for runners.

Sounded like a great idea to me, so let’s make it happen! Read more