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Could Running By Effort be What You Need to PR?- Michele Gonzalez

Today on the show I am excited to welcome Michele Gonzalez of the blog NYC Running Mama. First and foremost, Michele is an amazing person who puts her kids first, but also makes the time to run. She is a mother of two, Ironman... 

What Every Runner Needs to Know About How to Lose Weight- Mark Cucuzzella

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is an accomplished marathon runner. He is also a Professor at West Virginia University, a family physician, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, the Chief Medical Consultant for the Air Force Marathon,... 

How to Run Like an Olympian in the Pool

You knew in your heart something was wrong. You knew that pain was not the kind of pain you could run through, but you pushed it aside and kept going. Soon you were in the doctors office, and they said the one word you hoped they... 

7+ Ways Cross Training Will Make You A Better, Stronger, Runner- Alan Webb, Darren Brown & Lynda Huey

I have been thinking for a while that it is time to change it up. I loved the idea of having panel of experts on at the same time, I just needed a topic that would allow it. Recently on my personal blog, I wrote about why runners... 

Do Runners have a Free Pass for Unhealthy Eating?

When trying to lose weight, what is the first form of exercise that comes to mind for most? If you said running, you would be correct. As runners we are proud of our sport, and we love to reap the rewards of our hard training... 

What are Psychosocial Factors, and Why You Need to Know- Greg Lehman

With the running boom that has been going on for a few years now, we have learned more and more about running, and added so many things that we need to pay attention to in order to get the best out of our running, but are we making... 

Why You Need to Take Care of Your Runner’s Knee NOW

When something hurts, and is coming in the way of you and your running goals, you are looking for any kind of solution that could make it go away. We know how you feel, and that is why so many of our posts provide such specific... 

You’ll Never Know Unless You Try. What Are You Capable Of?- Mike Wardian

We all have to run on our own sometimes. Those moments where you can be alone with your thoughts, and your mind runs wild. It is always fascinating to reflect on the places your mind goes, and what you end up thinking about. Do... 

The Marathon is the Absolute Expression of Running- Carey Pinkowski

The Chicago marathon: one of the 6 marathon majors that almost every marathon runner wants to complete during their running career. One of the fastest, and most recognized marathon races in the world, it is one to watch every... 

Why You Need to Believe You are Good Enough- Dr. Stan Beecham

I have always been fascinated with the minds of runners. At one point in my life I even looked into becoming a sports psychologist. Today, I had the opportunity to ask those questions I have always wondered with a well known sports... 

How RunnersConnect Marathon Training Plans Compare to Other Popular Programs

Finding a marathon training schedule that works for you is an essential component to achieving your goals. Not only do you need to find a plan that fits with your individual strengths and weaknesses, but you need to believe strongly... 

Runners and Fertility: What You Need to Know- Sarah Crouch

There are many topics that are covered over and over again, and some that you can ask someone about, or type into a search engine, and almost hear the crickets as you realize there is nothing on that topic. Runners are dedicated,... 

Menopause and Running: This is What You Need to Know

There are some running related topics that come up over and over: What should I eat before I run? How do I get rid of a side stitch? What can I do about my shin splints? But there are other topics you wonder if you are even allowed... 

What Can You Do to Change the World?- Kathrine Switzer

Photo by Horst von Bohlen One of my favorite quotes is by Neal Donald Walsh; life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Even though this quote is very well known, and we often tell ourselves that we are great at taking those... 

How to Use Age Grade Calculators Effectively

A few weeks ago we gave you some suggestions on how you can accept change and progress as a masters runner from our expert masters runner Amanda Loudin. One of the suggestions she made was to use age grading tables to keep your...