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QT: Tips for Making Your Long Runs a Little Bit Less Daunting


On the surface, long runs are pretty simple, right?

Run for a longer time than you usually do.

But in practice, long runs aren’t always as straightforward as they seem like they should be.

If you’re struggling with your long runs, I promise you’re not alone.

Here are some tips that may help make those long runs a little less daunting. Read more

QT: Increasing Your Long Run Distance Isn’t Always Easy Peasy


There are times in our running lives, at least in theory, where everything just kind of goes to plan.

You are consistent with your training and make pretty steady progress in all facets of your fitness.

Then there are the times when you’re seemingly doing everything right and signs of progress are few and far between.

Those times?

Frustrating AF. Read more

Brittany What?

QT: Your Longest Run Isn’t the End All/Be All When Training for a Race


“How long should my longest long run be before my race?”

This is a question that I see quite a bit on social media, and at least occasionally from the runners that I coach.

Can I be honest for a minute?

Of Course

I hate this question. Read more

QT: Your Mid-Run Fueling Options are Virtually Endless


You know you have options for fueling your runs, right?

There’s no rule that says that you have to use some pre-packaged, highly processed, and over-priced option, just because that’s what most runners use.

Just saying

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QT: Be Smart with Your Training to Set Yourself Up for Success


Work smarter not harder is one of my all-time favorite sayings.

I mean, who would want to work harder to complete a task when you could use your brain to figure out an easier way to reach the same goal?

Exactly.

Yet so many of us fail to look at the bigger picture to try and find a smarter way to get the job done. And yes, I’m guilty of this too. Read more