QT: Speed Up the Post-Race Recovery Process


As runners, most of us don’t exactly “enjoy” being sidelined during the post-race recovery period.

Taking the time to recover properly before you start running is, in my view, a very necessary evil if you’re going to race.

While proper post-race recovery does take a certain amount of time, there are some ways that you can speed up your body’s recovery process. Read more

QT: Utilize External Accountability to Help You Stay on Track and Crush Your Goals


Happy New Year!

I don’t know about you, but I’m a fan of a fresh start.

It’s why I love Mondays so much.

A new week is a new opportunity to do something great.

A new year? It’s like a new week times 52! #mathwhiz Read more

QT: Nail Your Big Running Goals in 2020 and Beyond


As another year is winding down, a lot of runners are starting to make plans for the future.

And if you’re anything like me, you’re planning on some pretty big goals for the new year!

I’m a big fan of setting some epic running goals.

The problem with epic goals is that they usually take a while to be reached.

And by a while, I don’t mean weeks. I mean many months, and sometimes (oftentimes?) many years.

For a lot of people, and runners are no exception, staying on track for months/years is quite difficult.

But it’s not impossible.

So if you have your sights set on doing some big things next year (and beyond), here are some suggestions to help you stay on track and (eventually) hit it out of the park. Read more

QT: The Key to Your Success is What Goes on Beneath the Surface


You know I love me some social media!

These days, Instagram is probably my platform of choice with Twitter still a solid second.

And as much as I’m not the biggest fan of the Book of Faces, I still check in there quite frequently.

But when it comes to social media, especially running social media, far too often what you see is not exactly the complete picture. Read more

QT: It’s Ok to Make Running a Priority (In Fact, It’s a Good Thing!)


If you’ve ever been on an airplane, no doubt you’ve heard (or ignored) the pre-flight spiel from the flight attendants.

  • Use your seat cushion as a floatation device.
  • Seat backs and tray tables upright and locked.
  • Put your oxygen mask on first.

The oxygen mask? That one is kind of a big deal. Read more