I Don’t Feel Like Writing. The Weekend in Pictures

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After a long, busy weekend, it is hard to settle down and write. Though once I get started I usually start rambling. In any case, busy weekend. Cross country meet, grandson time. All good stuff. One reminder! This is the last day to enter the Armour39 Performance Monitor giveaway! Seriously, this is one cool heart […]

A Multi Purpose Speed Workout plus Armour39 Giveaway

Multi Purpose Workout

As most runners know, doing some kind of speed training can really help your race times improve.  Interval training can improve your VO2 Max, increase your lactate threshold, correct your form, and is an important part of your strategy to improve your overall running performance. Many speed workouts are goal specific. Generally speaking, your speed […]

The La Quinta Storm of 2014

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It sounds a bit melodramatic, but the La Quinta Storm of 2014 was the worst one that I can remember in the 35 years that I have lived in the desert. It did affect the whole desert area, but since I live in La Quinta, and we were one of the hardest hit areas, the […]

Vegan MoFo Day 4: Vegan on the Go

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Whew! What a day. It’s about 5:00 pm and I’m sitting at Starbucks taking a few moments to catch up before my parents’ meeting in an hour. I’ve been on the go since about 5:00 this morning. I thought I’d tie in to Vegan MoFo by discussing fueling for a day like today. We didn’t […]

5 Tips for Running Faster at Any Race Distance

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Whether you’re training for a 5k, running a half marathon, trying to qualify for Boston, or just aiming to improve your running, if you are like many runners you’d like to be able to run faster. There are some hard and fast truths about running. Certain things that, no matter what distance you are training […]