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QT: 7 Ways a Running Coach Can Help You Reach Your Goals (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 376 released in February of 2017 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

On the surface, opting to work with a running coach (and actually paying money for it) may not make a lot of sense.

I mean, we’ve been running since we were kids, right? 

Contrary to what some non-runners (and runners?) may think, as a running coach my job isn’t to teach you to repeatedly put one foot in front of the other.

I’m pretty sure most runners have that part figured out.

So What Does a Running Coach Do?

What Do You Do

A lot of things. Read more

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

QT: Tilting the Odds of Hitting Your New Goals in 2022 in Your Favor


Few things in life are guaranteed.

Death. Taxes. And Diz talking about goals toward the end of the year.

Yeah, yeah. Read more

Shit Just Got Real

QT: How You Start Plays a Big Role in How You Finish


So how are you doing in regards to your goals seven days into 2021?

One week into the year is about that point where things start getting real.

Shit Just Got Real

The buzz of the champaign and the excitement of the new year is starting to wear off, and life is starting to settle back into the usual grind.

This is the point where your ambitions for the new year may start to go off the rails.

But it doesn’t have to be. Read more

QT: Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2021 (and Beyond)


As you may have heard me talk about once or twice, I’m a big fan of setting big goals for myself.

And there is no better time for big goals, as far as I’m concerned, than the start of a new year.

However, as we all know, many goals that get set on New Year’s Day don’t exactly come to fruition 365 days later.

Shoot, a lot of goals don’t even survive the month of January.

So before we get too crazy with declaring goals our goals for 2021, we would be wise to do a bit of groundwork first to give us our best chances for success in 2021. Read more