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Next up – Yeti 100 miler. Yikes!

have been holding off on posting much about the big race I have coming up at the end of September. I just finished running the Kauai Marathon on the 3rd. I didn't want to overshadow that race with a race of mythical proportions; the Yeti 100 Miler. I saw the Yeti 100...

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Workout Wednesday – What Goes Up …

I know how much you love hills! Pushing yourself up the hill to build that strength and endurance that only a hill workout can give you is FUN! In reality, you are sweating profusely and cursing Coach Jeremy. Trust me, I feel your pain.

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Workout Wednesday – A fartlek by any other name …

As you know by now, “fartlek” is one of my favorite vocabulary words. Several of the athletes I am currently training for upcoming marathons have seen a lot of this word recently on their workout calendars. As I was thinking about and planning their upcoming workouts, I remembered a challenging workout that Calum Neff shared with me a while back.

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Workout Wednesday – Jump Rope Fun!

This week’s Workout Wednesday is a full body plyometric workout that can help with your overall conditioning, coordination and cadence. You will need a jump rope and a towel (I was sweating like a pig after this one). I purchased my jump ropes from CrossRope.com, but any rope will do.

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Workout Wednesday – Cadence

A runner’s cadence is the number of strides in a minute. Having a quicker cadence can help to improve running form and prevent injury.

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Workout Wednesday – Who Fartlek’d?

Admit it, you laugh when you read the word "fartlek". I don't, because I am a professional running coach. Who am I kidding? FARTlek! HAHAHA! "What is a fartlek?" you ask? Fartlek, which means "speed play" in Swedish, is a training method that blends continuous...

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Connor’s Corner – Boston Marathon Recap

My Boston Experience Boston 2017 was amazing! I loved seeing all the cool sights and the outrageous runners. Every day was a new experience! We ate good food, ran super well, and saw so many amazing things! The 5k was a really good experience! We talked to Mike...

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2017 Boston Marathon Race Recap & More!

I have written race recaps for the Boston Marathon twice now. (2015 Recap, 2016 Recap) This year was my third year and not a whole lot changes when recapping the race. Lots of runners. Awesome spectator support. Heartbreak Hill ... ugh. My time was 3:14:35. The...

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