It’s Getting Hot in Here! (Tips for Summer Running: Part 1)

If the song by Nelly is in your head right now, I’m sorry. Or maybe I’m not? I set out for a run last week in less than favorable conditions. Temps were in the upper 60’s in the morning with a humidity of 84%. Yikes! It’s still March! But Mother Nature was just giving usContinue reading “It’s Getting Hot in Here! (Tips for Summer Running: Part 1)”

Tips on Enduring the Pain of Long Runs

The best part about coaching is ushering in new marathoners to the 1%. I try to think about what I would have wanted to know as I trained for my first marathon back in 2014. The pain of long runs and anxiety of training in the final weeks leading to the race are definitely topicsContinue reading “Tips on Enduring the Pain of Long Runs”

About Electrolytes…

Do you need to supplement with electrolytes when you exercise? Well, that depends. In general, if you will be exercising heavily, say, doing a long Metcon like Murph, challenging yourself with a group HIIT workout, or running for over an hour, or if you are exercising in hot, humid conditions, you should probably be takingContinue reading “About Electrolytes…”