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Quick Tip: 2018 Goals Progress Report: Are You Still on Track?


Don’t look now, but January is officially in the rearview and we are now into February.

That means that 2018 is officially 1/12th of the way over.

Time Flies False

How are you doing with your 2018 goals, running or otherwise?

On track? Fallen by the wayside? Struggling but still holding on? Read more

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Quick Tip: Keep the Long View in Mind aka Patience is a Virtue (Best Of)

The post/episode was originally released on 12 May 2017


Don’t take shortcuts, they take too long. ~Sonia Simone

Words to live by, to be true.

In the past few days, I’ve come across several conversations related to patience and delayed gratification.

And as runners, we tend to suck in this area.

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Keeping the Long View in Mind

First things first, when I mention the long view what am I getting at exactly? Read more

QT: Are Mileage Goals a Good Thing to Set Each Year? In a Word, No


I have a feeling that today’s quick tip might be a bit controversial.

Please note that it’s not my intention to cause your panties to become all bunched up, but if it happens it happens.

Let’s get after it, shall we? Read more

QT: A Consistent Training Schedule May Be Boring, but It’s Effective AF!


Every Monday morning, I sit down at the computer and update the training plans of all of my coaching clients.

For whatever reason, this week it really struck how repetitive most of the plans end up being.

While I pride myself on creating unique plans for each client, once a client finds the routine that works for him or her things start to look pretty much the same week in and week out.

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QT: When It Comes to Making Progress, Consistency is King


I talk a lot about the role that consistency plays in your improvement as a runner.

Point blank, the best way to reach your running goals is by intelligently training for months/years.

In other words, consistency is king.

But training consistently, for months or years, is something that is much easier said than done. Read more