Marathon

Add “power hour” workouts to your weekly runs

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I've talked about this before, but if you are interested improving your running performance its so important to add intervals to your program.  In my training programs, I call these workouts "power hour" Many runners make a common mistake with regard to running pace. How many of you do all your runs at the same pace? Or perhaps you do the... »

Did you know?

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I received an email with a link to the following article and I really encourage you to read it.  Its full of interesting facts about the marathon (and most I didn't know about). Did you know the North Pole had a marathon? anyway, take a few minutes and read this: 26.2 Fun Facts About... »

Las Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Race Report

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I just returned home from Las Vegas and will make this post short and include the good and bad of the Las Vegas race this past weekend. The GOOD -race started at 4:30pm.  It was nice to relax all day and get in plenty of food. -running at night was FUN.  Of course, the Las Vegas people and lights were very entertaining. -I... »

A Successful Marathon

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I love sharing inspiring stories!  this one is motivating and shows how hard work and dedication pay off.  This is an exact copy of an email I received from my client Chad in Ohio.  "I hope that this message finds both of you doing well.  This is Chad Sabo writing in from Ohio.  I wanted to personally thank both you... »

Inspiration

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My 3 week fat loss bootcamp program just came to an end and I have some amazing results to share with you today. here are the final stats of the 16 people who started and finished my fat loss program Total Weight Lost: 88lbs Total Inches Lost: 44" This all happened in 3 weeks.  The two biggest losers lost over 10lbs and 4" of... »

Have a great race Marathoners….

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this Sunday is both the Chicago and Portland Marathon!  I have many friends and clients running and I'm wishing you the best race!  Leave me a comment if you are running this weekend so I can follow you :) Chicago looks to be warm and Portland looks to be rainy. Keep a positive mind and see yourself having a great race.  You... »

Mile repeats for a faster marathon finish

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Speed Training for a faster marathon finish If you've already run a marathon and you're hoping to improve your time, mile repeats are one of the best speed workouts you can do to run a faster marathon You'll want to start doing mile repeats once a week, about 8-10 weeks before your race day. You can do these workouts on a track or... »

Motivated to run a marathon?

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well, today was the Boston Marathon.  Amazing finish for both men and woman first place finishers.  New record for the men at 2:02....that's flyin' I loved reading all the twitter and facebook posts.  It was motivating and made me a little envious I wasn't there.  I did run Boston back in 2005 and absolutely loved the experience.  Also, crossed it off... »

Have FUN in Boston!

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Boston Marathon is Monday!!  I'm so excited for all the people I know running this race.  IT is such an exciting day and a very, very FUN event.  Congrats to all of those running the race this Monday.  I also can't wait to see how Kara Goucher finsihes. To those of you running the race I want to tell you to... »

Are you a barefoot runner?

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I'm curious to know if anyone out there is a barefoot runner or running in the vibrams? Please leave a comment below with your opinion (good or bad) and your experiences running barefoot. If so, what is your opinion....good or bad?  I haven't tried barefoot running myself and not sure I will, but I do want to know from those who... »


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