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Hypocrite Warning

QT: Don’t Create a Problem Where One Doesn’t Exist (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 406 released in April of 2017 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

I’ve had conversations with a number of runners lately that revolve around the same concept: trying something new for no particular reason.

Hypocrite Warning

Yeah yeah. Hypocrite warning blah blah blah.

Here’s the deal: I’m all for trying something new.

Any runner that is looking to take his or her running to a new level by running faster or running farther is likely going to want to try some different training techniques, gear, fueling options, etc along the way to help them improve.

I get that.

But use your heads when it comes to trying something new; stop trying to fix a problem that doesn’t even exist! Read more

Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

An Often Overlooked Challenge of Winter Running

Winter running brings with it a whole number of challenges that runners don’t have to deal with any other time of the year. Between cold temperatures, wind chill factors, snow drifts, and black ice, out door winter running provides plenty of drama.

Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

But do you regularly commit the cardinal sin of winter running? Do you even know what that sin is? Read more