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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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QT: Stay On Track With Your Running During the Holiday Season


The month of December is a bit of a crazy time of year, yes?

Between now and the end of the year, things just tend to be a bit crazy.

Holiday parties. Christmas pageants for the kids. End of the year “things”. Family demands. Travel.

Add it all up, the routine is a hot mess from now until somewhere around 4-5 January when the New Year is here and we settle back in to our nomal busy lives.

All of this disruption can wreak havoc on your running over the next 5 weeks.

But it doesn’t have to. Read more

Nick Ortego OCR

Nick Ortego Uses a Wealth of Health Knowledge to Biohack His Training


Today I am running a few miles with an athlete that is an expert at biohacking health and performance.

Nick Ortego OCR

Nick Ortego, in an OCR

Nick Ortego is an experienced runner that has spent 20 years in the health and fitness profession.

This 100-mile is fanatical about using his knowledge to help other athletes analyze their training in order to maximize the benefits. Read more