Running

Side Planks : an excellent hip strengthener exercise

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Are you suffering from hip or knee pain?  Especially when you run?  Its quite possible you need to strengthen your hips and the side plank is a great exercise for that. Knee pain is very common for runners. Most trainers and physical therapists agree that weakness in the muscles that support the hips may cause some of the overuse injuries in... »

A chance to WIN free entry to the Colorado Dirty Dash

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First of all, click the link and check out this video: Colorado Dirty Dash Looks like some dirty fun and I am giving away TWO entries to this race which is on August 11th in Colorado Springs. Here is some info on the race from the race organizers : "Our race is not about time, or being the most in shape. It's just... »

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... »

Not getting results you desire? Perhaps you need more REST

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REST : Easier said then done for most of us. “Rest is just as important as your training” how many times have I repeated this to my clients and myself is too many to count.  If you have noticed a decline in your running or training performances, it might be you need rest and more of it. Rest is a... »

Running Quotes

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[gallery] Please share any of your favorite running or motivating quotes by leaving a comment here.  Happy... »

3 running questions answered

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If you remember a former blog post I had asked you to ask me your questions regarding running, fitness and nutrition.  I've answered three questions today from some of our readers. here ya go. Question #1 from Anna: I would love general help/advice for how to push through fitness plateaus.. I realize that getting to bootcamp more often and adding more... »

Try these challenging run workouts…..

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Hey there! Hope 2011 is off to a great start. I have a couple challenging workouts I want to share with you. If you feel like you slow down in a race or can't keep your pace towards the end of a run, these workouts are for you! In fact, the way these workouts are designed, they will help improve your... »

Give the gift of HEALTH!

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Christmas is right around the corner and its time to shop! I love getting and giving the gift of health! In fact, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite things and maybe you might consider these items as gifts for your running friends and family. Also, please feel free to add to my list.  Leave a... »

Running Intervals

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I want to introduce you to my friend and running coach, Yuri Elkaim.  He has an awesome website and running product. Check it out: http://www.mytreadmilltrainer.com As you know, I build intervals into my training program in order to increase my fitness and become a faster runner. Yuri has ipod recorded interval workouts and they ROCK!  In fact, he and I are... »

70.3 Race Results

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Let me start by saying it was flippin' HOT out there today.  96 degrees (we call that a heat wave here in Seattle).All in all, a great race and I was happy to finish and feel as well as I did. Someone already asked if I'll do another.  Right now, I say NO and my legs agree!  Ask me again in... »


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