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QT: Tips for Adding Double Days to Your Training Regimen


One thing I’ve been struggling with for awhile is adding more miles to my weekly routine.

On the surface, this really shouldn’t be that difficult.

The easiest solutions are to either run more on the days that I am already running or adding additional days of running each week.

But therein lies the problem.

I’m already running five days per week, and I really like having a couple of non-running days per week.

And as for running more on the days that I already run, due to life that’s a little easier said than done.

Is it doable? Yes. Absolutely.

I’m admittedly a slow starter in the morning. And try as I might, I just can’t seem to get out the door to begin my run in less than an hour after waking up.

Perhaps the solution for my dilemma is the one I’ve been trying to avoid for the past year: double days. Read more

QT: The Problem With Procrastination for Runners


If you saw the post in my IG story recently, you know that I got a new podcasting toy to play with!

Thanks to the support of several listeners via Patreon, I recently purchased a Zoom recorder so I can do interviews on location.

Up until now, I’ve either had to have someone come to the house to do an interview in person (which has happened a couple of times) or utilize skype to connect with my guests.

Finally, I’m able to interview people in person which I really think is going to help me take my interview skills, and hopefully the quality of the show, to another level. Read more

QT: How to Stay on Track During the Holidays


It’s that time of the year, y’all.

Whatever holidays you do or don’t celebrate, things tend to get a bit crazy between now and about the 5th of January.

Holiday parties at work. Family. Travel. All the treats. All the drinks.

Point blank, staying on track with your training this time of year is a bit of a challenge, to put it mildly.

That said, if you’re a bit strategic, you can come out the other end no worse for the wear.

And if you really play your cards right, you can continue to make progress toward your goals at a time when a lot of people take their foot off the gas.

I’m glad you asked! Read more

QT: Life Stress Can (and Will) Impact Your Running


Life stress.

We all have it, and all of us deal with the stress of life in different ways.

For many of us runners, the most effective way to handle life stress is to lace up our shoes and head out for some run-therapy.

In many cases, that may prove effective.

There are times that the stress of running actually makes the stress of life worse, and vice versa. Read more

Brad Kearns Is Encouraging Endurance Athletes To Go Back To The Basics


Today I’m going a few easy miles with coach, author, speaker, and former pro triathlete Brad Kearns.

Brad was once ranked as high as number 3 in the world as a triathlete.

Endurance sports are his specialty and he offers ways for anyone to improve performance.

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