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QT: When Should Runners Do Their Strength Training? (Best Of-ish)


This post was originally part of Episode 211 released in January of 2016 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Ah yes, the age-old question for runners: what is the best time for runners to do their strength training?

Best Time for Strength Training

It’s no secret that regular strength training is important for runners, both to reduce the risk of injury and to improve performance.

But when is the best time to incorporate said strength training? Or does the timing even matter? Read more

Elizabeth De Luca Embraces Life’s Challenges Due To Life’s Uncertainty


Today’s guest is someone that has worked tirelessly to raise money and awareness for the fight against Multiple Sclerosis in honor of her aunt.

That fight became a lot more personal after she was diagnosed with the disease in 2020.

I am looking forward to hearing the story of Elizabeth De Luca and how she completed the final leg of the 2021 MS Run the US relay.

Elizabeth De Luca

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QT: How to Keep Running Through a Niggle Without Making It Worse


When was the last time you had a bit of a niggle to deal with?

For many runners, it probably hasn’t been all that long.

I’ve actually got a bit of a niggle that I’m trying to work through at the moment.

Yes, way.

With a little luck, in another week or two I’ll have moved past this little niggle once and for all.

Without any luck, in another week or two I’ll be on the shelf with a proper injury… Read more

Kelly Irving Is Choosing To Enjoy The Journey In Spite Of The Unknown


Today’s guest is someone that has been running for several years, but recently her running has taken on a bit of a different meaning.

She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2020, became an ambassador for MS Run the US in 2021, and will be on the MS Run the US relay team in 2022!

Needless to say there will be plenty to talk about today and I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Kelly Irving.

Kelly Irving

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QT: Setting Goals and Getting After It in 2022


Happy New Year!

As curmudgeon as I am, something about a new year just gets me excited.

I guess I just love dropping all the baggage from the previous year and looking ahead to all the new possibilities of the new year.

Who knows how 2022 is going to shake out?

But I know I’m going to do my best to make 2022 a banner year, in both running and life.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to do the same. Read more