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QT: Use Strategic Thinking to Plan Your Summer Training

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Do you have a big goal race on your schedule for this fall?

Chicago? New York? Marine Corps? Wine and Dine?

Fall can be a great time of year for race weather, but that means that training kicks off in the heat of the summer.

Why not start now? Read more

QT: Address Obstacles to Your Goals Proactively (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 670 released in January of 2019 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for 2023!

I’ve got big goals and I’m already getting to work on making this year the best year ever in just about every area of my life. Read more

QT: It’s Absolutely Possible to End the Year Strategically

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In case you’re not paying attention, the end of the year is fast approaching.

Indeed.

So how do you go about finishing off the year strategically, from a running perspective?

The short answer is, it depends…

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QT: What is the Best Time of Year to Schedule a Goal Race?

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Many runners tend to schedule a goal race for spring or fall for one obvious reason: the weather.

Duh

While good weather is never guaranteed, it only makes sense to schedule your big races at a time when the odds of favorable conditions are at least slightly in your favor.

But could chasing ideal race day conditions actually impact the quality of your training cycle?

Perhaps… Read more

QT: Setting Goals and Getting After It in 2022


Happy New Year!

As curmudgeon as I am, something about a new year just gets me excited.

I guess I just love dropping all the baggage from the previous year and looking ahead to all the new possibilities of the new year.

Who knows how 2022 is going to shake out?

But I know I’m going to do my best to make 2022 a banner year, in both running and life.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to do the same. Read more