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Every Run Can’t Be Great

27 March 2013

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Every Run Can’t Be Great

This is the post where I become vulnerable and basically put myself out there.  The title speaks volumes, every run can't be great.  Period.  I will tel you the chain of events today and then we can disect and digest.  I started off with some usual foam rolling and dynamic stretching pre run, typical day. […]

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Our First Publication!

4 March 2013

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Our First Publication!

We made it!  This month's issue of Desert Companion, a local magazine distributed in Las Vegas, NV, featured yours truly in a full page spread and article.  I was asked to give some pointers for newer runners, advice to help people who may want to get started but don't know how.  My goal was to […]

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third? Or Fourth?

5 September 2012

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third?  Or Fourth?

No matter if it's your first run you are preparing for or your tenth, there are some things that you just have to do.  That is, IF you want to continue running safely & without injury.  Sure, you can probably go out and run a 5K with little to no training, little to no stretching […]

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Everyone Needs a Day Off

18 July 2012

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Everyone Needs a Day Off

Now I don't know about you, but when I hear the words "day off" in the middle of my training regimen, I get a wee bit antsy.  it is so hard to take a day completely off, knowing that you are in the midst of training for your event.   But I will say this, […]

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Backing Down to Keep Moving Forward

26 December 2011

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Backing Down to Keep Moving Forward

I have a problem, my problem is that I always push myself to progress the way I see myself progressing.  Most people would say that isn't a bad thing, but it can be if you don't know how to control it.  After my first marathon, I felt fantastic!  Don't get me wrong, I wasn't running […]

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Triathlete or Ultra Runner?

12 October 2011

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Triathlete or Ultra Runner?

This may seem like a ridiculous question for most and an unecessary one for some.  As I sit here planning my next future athletic endeavor, I wonder which path I should choose.  With my first marathon coming up in about 2 weeks, I can't help but think what's next.  I told a buddy of mine […]

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Must Have Rules for Runners

3 October 2011

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Must Have Rules for Runners

Over my reading and talking with other runners, I have picked up a few things that I wouldn't call tips but more "must knows".  Things that some runners may not know.  Things that newbies wouldn't even think of.  And things that experienced runners may forget to do.  Also, just some good things to keep in […]

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Trying to Get Started & Run?

7 September 2011

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Trying to Get Started & Run?

One of the hardest parts of beginning a workout regimen is getting started.  When it comes to running, if you aren't seasoned it can be a daunting task.  What has become very popular is running in a group setting.  Several benefits come from running with others. **Accountability: Would you let down your group, let alone […]

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Training the Trail

13 June 2011

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Training the Trail

In preparation for my half marathon in TWO weeks, I went for a trail run yesterday at Red Rock Canyon.  My expectations were high, but I was realistic that my time would not be the best.  First of all you're running on a trail which means dodging rocks.  The ground is uneven gravel and dirt […]

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Running With the Devil

1 June 2011

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Running With the Devil

Ok, let it begin.  Thanks to a friend of mine, I will be participating in a half marathon on June 25th, which means we need to get in gear.  Coming off of a vacation is great preperation for training that needs to happen in the next 3 weeks.  It has been a LONG time since […]

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