Posts

QT: Trust the Process and the Results Will Come

Become a Patron!


Few tasks in life can’t be broken down into a series of steps.

A leads to B, which then leads to C.

As long as you trust the process, and continue to do the required work, you’ll get to your goal. Read more

QT: Is It a Bad Idea to Set an Annual Mileage Goal? (Best Of-ish)

Become a Patron!


This post was originally part of Episode 505 released in December of 2017 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic that is actually quite different than my original thoughts on annual mileage goals.

I have a feeling that today’s quick tip might be a bit controversial.

Please note that it’s not my intention to cause your panties to become all bunched up, but if it happens it happens.

Let’s get after it, shall we? Read more

QT: To Become a Better Runner, Develop Intensity Discipline

Become a Patron!


I think it’s safe to say that most of us want to be better runners in the future than we are today.

At least I do.

There are nearly an infinite number of ways to improve in the sport, and the last two weeks I addressed two of them: running more miles and being consistent year after year.

Today I’m wrapping up this little three-part series by digging into the final common area where many runners could see improvement: intensity discipline. Read more

QT: To Become a Better Runner, Focus on Consistency

Become a Patron!


So you want to become a better runner then?

Don’t we all.

One way to move the needle a bit, like we’ve already talked about recently, is to add a few more miles to your regular workload.

Another option that could help you take a big step forward with your running: focus on consistency. Read more

QT: To Become a Better Runner, Pump Up the Volume

Become a Patron!


What do you need to do to become a better runner?

Are Runners Stupid?

Clearly, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question.

What you need to do to take the next step in your running journey is what you need to do.

The exact mix of things that you need to do, whatever it is, will be different from what I or any other runner needs to do.

But that doesn’t mean that there are a few common “ingredients” that are likely to be part of your unique “run better” formula.

Over the next few weeks, I will discuss three areas of your training that could be key to your next big PR. Read more