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QT: Building the Right Team May Help You Reach, and Exceed, Your Goals


On the surface, running seems pretty simple, right?

One foot in front of the other, repeat until you finish.

Yet as many of us know, the deeper we get into the sport the more complex it can become. Read more

QT: Is Running Easy and Being Uncomfortable the Key to Growth?


When it comes to training philosophies, I think I’ve made it pretty clear where I stand.

Whether or not you go all-in on heart rate training as I have, there is no doubt in my mind that running easy most of the time is the best thing we can do for ourselves as runners.

The list of benefits of running easy is long and distinguished, but so is the list of misperceptions.

One such misperception? That running easy means you will seldom/never get outside of your comfort zone. Read more

QT: What Got You Here May Not Get Your There (Best Of-ish)

This post/episode was originally published in February of 2017. The post/show notes are more or less copy/pasted from the original post, but the podcast audio is a new take on the topic.


Where do you want to be, with regards to your running, in five years?

What are you willing to change to get there?

Hmm Read more

QT: The Key to Your Success is What Goes on Beneath the Surface


You know I love me some social media!

These days, Instagram is probably my platform of choice with Twitter still a solid second.

And as much as I’m not the biggest fan of the Book of Faces, I still check in there quite frequently.

But when it comes to social media, especially running social media, far too often what you see is not exactly the complete picture. Read more

QT: Perfection Isn’t Always Possible, but Progress Is


Would you class yourself as a perfectionist?

How is the expectation of perfection working out for you?

I think all of us would prefer that our training, races, and life outside of running would always go as planned.

However, here in the real world, perfection is much more of the exception than the rule. Read more