As I stood at the starting line of my second marathon, I began to reflect back to how I got to this place. The story of how I arrived at this starting line is about how running has changed me. It has not, however, been a physical change. There is no before and after photo. My change was on the inside. It cannot be photographed or measured; it can only be told from my heart.Read More
There are "easy" runs, those are for making shopping lists and dreaming about holidays, but the serious runs require focus. A technique you can use to control your thoughts from wandering is to use repetitive talk in your head, mantras, whatever you want to call them. Here are a few suggestions to help you "Master your Running Mind"...Read More
Breathing is something that is usually an involuntary action in everyday life. When we push ourselves to the limit running, especially racing, it's important to get it right.
Some ideas that can help you with your breathing whilst running include...Read More
I do this routine before all of my runs and I wanted to share it. A dynamic warm up involves movement and none of the stretches are held, they are controlled movements that loosen muscles and increase range of motion of the muscles...Read More