I just want to run pain free

I just want to run pain free

They say when a woman adjusts her pony tail s*%t just got real. Well it’s getting real over here in baconland. I’ve been working on strengthening my ‘posterior chain’ (said with a pretentious air); basically I’m working on my back side....
One Thing Every Runner Should Do, at least Once.

One Thing Every Runner Should Do, at least Once.

Every runner should work a run as a volunteer. I have been running for a while, in the past 4 years I’ve been able to acutally work running events as a sponsor, as a volunteer and even as a course monitor. It brings a whole new insight into racing and I believe...
What is Quality vs. Quantity?

What is Quality vs. Quantity?

You are probably thinking I’m going to discuss the number of reps or weights. Maybe because I’m a running blog you think I’m going to discuss making sure each run has a purpose. Maybe I’m talking about determining the best groups of exercises...
Progress Not Perfection

Progress Not Perfection

I always say Progress not Perfection, well I seem to be living that as of late. As many of you might know I started back into my quest to get back into running around Memorial Day. In an effort to do this I started back to training in the morning. Primarily I do a...
My Running Revolution

My Running Revolution

I have mentioned in possibly every blog post. I am a slow runner, and I am unapologetic about it. I am not the slowest runner but I am slow. I have always said I might not beat you for time, but I will outlast just about anyone. I can say this with confidence because...
How to Start Running… Be Prepared to Walk

How to Start Running… Be Prepared to Walk

I found this article when trying to find something to blog about this week. I was thinking of how I feel as I begin from scratch to run again. The article is from Runner’s World How to Get Started as a Runner as I read it I thought about just posting the article...
Starting Over – learning to run again.

Starting Over – learning to run again.

If you’ve been following me for a while or have read my blogs you know that I’m starting over in my running life. I took time off and after a minor surgery, I am working on getting going again. I have a couple coaches and plans I’ve used in the past,...
Time to Make Sh*t Happen

Time to Make Sh*t Happen

So it’s been roughly 4 years since I ran my last marathon and about 14 months since I ran more than 100 yards. Weather, life, an injury, I can list the excuses to justify my absence but the truth is I got a little cocky. After 5 years of dedication to getting up...
Practice does not make perfect!

Practice does not make perfect!

“Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi This has never been truer to me that this weekend when I went back to my running coach. I had taken 18 months off in an attempt to try and ‘do it on my own’ and failed...