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QT: Correct Your Little Dogs, for Crying Out Loud (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in July of 2018. The following post/show notes are basically copy/pasted from the orignal post, but the audio is a new take on the subject.


Dogs

I’ve never been shy about the fact that I’m a dog guy.

And in my view, bigger is definitely better!

I’m such a fricking child sometimes…

Anyway, as I was saying, I like big dogs.

Dobermans. German shepherds. Rottweilers. Labs.

I love ’em all! 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: An Amalgamation of Tips for Running in the Summer


Are you ready for summer?

Me too. Ish.

Thanks to Covid-19, this year has been anything but normal.

While there is no way of knowing for sure whether or not life will get fully back to normal this summer, one thing I’m counting on to be “normal” about this summer is the heat and humidity.

As such, we should probably make sure we are ready for it. Read more

Rotating Your Running Shoes

QT: How Necessary is it to Rotate Your Running Shoes?


Are you a shoe rotator?

Many runners are.

There was a question in last month’s Q&A about the lifespan of running shoes, and it got me thinking about shoe rotation.

The more I thought about it, the more questions seemed to bubble to the surface.

It seemed to me like it might be worth fleshing out the questions a bit and discussing some of the reasons behind why it might not be a bad idea to rotate your shoes.

And also why it might not be necessary to rotate your running shoes.

What Read more

QT: Is Race Variety the Key to Your Growth as a Runner?


As you may remember, if you’ve been around these parts for awhile, I got a new guitar for Christmas a couple of years ago.

Up until that point? I’d never owned a guitar and had only dabbled on the guitars of friends a handful of times over the years.

To say I couldn’t play the guitar at all was not an understatement.

I’d always wanted to learn to play the guitar, specifically how to play Dave Matthews songs on the guitar.

So I took the plunge, bought myself a starter guitar, and dove in. Read more