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QT: The Benefits of Running in the Summer Heat (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 126 released in June of 2015 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Don’t look now, but fall race season is coming quickly and many of the runners that I follow on social media are already getting started with their training.

But too many of them are doing so on their treadmills, and in doing so, are missing out on some of the physiological benefits of running in the summer heat.

Running in the Summer Heat

Yes, you heard correctly, there are benefits to running in the summer heat. Read more

QT: Mid-Summer Struggles Many Runners are Forced to Face

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Don’t look now, but we are at the midway point of 2022.

My Bad Running Habits

Yep.

This time of the year can be a difficult time of year for a lot of runners, at least it is for some of the runners I coach.

Today I’m taking a look at some issues you may be struggling with right now, and offering a few suggestions to help you stay the course with your training. Read more

The Summer Heat is Intense!

QT: Running Intelligently in the Summer Heat (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 268 released in June of 2016 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Running in the summer heat and humidity is one of those things that you’re not sure whether to love or hate.

On one hand, there are physiological benefits to pushing yourself during the hottest months of the year.

On the other hand, it kind of sucks.

The Summer Heat is Intense!

Depending on what your fall racing plans look like, logging some serious miles in the summer heat may not be optional if you want to be ready for your race. Read more

QT: A Look at Salt and Why More Might Be Better


How much do you know about the role that salt plays in your running?

The fact of the matter is that salt is vital for us not just as runners but also as humans.

So today I want to talk a bit more about salt, why it’s important, and maybe debunk a few misconceptions that you might have when it comes to salt consumption, specifically for us as runners. Read more

QT: 3 Often Overlooked Tips for Running in the Heat of Summer


In case you haven’t noticed, it’s about that time of year again.

For some of us, summer is pretty much already here.

As such, it’s time for the annual post/episode related to running in the summer heat. Read more