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QT: There is Value in Taking Breaks – Mentally and Physically


If some is good, more must be better right?

Don't Think You Need a Running Coach?

I’ve made a bit of a change to my daily routine lately, and it’s paying some pretty solid dividends for my productivity in the office.

The changes have been fairly simple and straight forward: I’m taking more breaks.

And that got me wondering if taking more breaks might help us runners as well… Read more

Listener Q&A: May 2019


The end of May means one thing to many people:

Of course, if you live in Florida (or a dozen other states) summer has already been here for weeks!

Either way, before May gives way to June I’ve got some Qs to A!

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Discipline Equals Freedom

Quick Tip: Discipline is the Key to Your Improvement (in Anything)


People look for the shortcut. The hack.

There is only one way. The way of discipline.

~Jocko Willink

One area of my training that I’m always trying to improve upon is my mental strength.

I’ve said several times that it is a weak link of mine, and it is something that I’ve been working to shore up for the past several months.

Part of my plan for 2018 is to share a minimum of one lesson that I’ve learned as it relates to mindset/mental strength as a quick tip each month.

Some months may have more than one, but at a minimum each month will feature one quick tip to help you strengthen your mental muscle.

One of the best ways to really learn something is to teach it, right? I know I really need to learn these lessons, so hopefully, me sharing them with you will help us both. Read more

Jenn Walton Manitoba

Jenn Walton Shifted Her Mental Mindset and Got a Big Return


Today Jenn Walton is back for a second time after a PR filled year.

Jenn Walton Manitoba

Jenn Walton Post Manitoba Marathon

As each new year approaches runners are commonly focusing on new goals to work towards and Jenn is no different.

Her goal for 2017 was to do everything she could to qualify for Boston.

What started as a singular goal turned into so much more when she finally took the pressure off.

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Gary Stotler

Gary Stotler is Checking Back In and Still Running Epic


Hey guys today I’m running a few easy miles with a familiar voice here on Diz Runs

Gary Stotler

Gary Stotler, Loving the Mountains

If you look back to episode 215 at about a year and a half ago, we met Gary Stotler!

Just to bring you back to pace Gary was previously over 400 pounds and looking for a way to lose weight and improve his health, he began walking and eventually got into running.

Fast forward to today and Gary has completed numerous races up to, and including, several ultra distance events! Read more