Gear Review: Luna Sandals Mono

I’m going to write this review with the assumption that you haven’t read Christopher McDougall’s wonderful Born to Run. If you have, you can probably scroll down a bit. If you haven’t go buy it and read it after ordering Continue reading Gear Review: Luna Sandals Mono

Workout: Triple Triple Triple

Today the Panther got back in the saddle at Ultimate Fitness with the lovely and brutal Sac Fitness Fairy. For some reason we were stuck on the number 3 today. First a few laps around the block, which ended up Continue reading Workout: Triple Triple Triple

Running Workout: Quads and Quarters

So I went out and did this workout a couple days back, but I thought I would post it up. Basically this is a mix-up workout, combining some slow running with speed work. Starting off, get a nice warm up Continue reading Running Workout: Quads and Quarters

Run Workout: SpeedyMiles Double

So today I went out and realized that instead of having well over an hour for a nice run, I actually had 30 minutes tops before I had to be back, showered and ready to go to an appointment. Such Continue reading Run Workout: SpeedyMiles Double

Running Tips: Getting Started

As someone for whom running was, not too long ago, a punishment, I know how difficult it might seem to begin running. Barriers seem to pop up everywhere. No time. Being overweight or even just under-fit. No proper shoes/gear, no Continue reading Running Tips: Getting Started

Panther Gift Guide: Two for one

Since we missed yesterday, let’s go for a two in one with today’s post. As I mentioned before, runners are a bear to buy for (and I’m not just talking about Oso). We tend to not need a lot, and Continue reading Panther Gift Guide: Two for one

Gear Review: Altra Provision (UPDATE)

Many months ago I reviewed the Altra Provision. I gave it an 8/10 RAWRS, a fairly solid score, but mentioned it was not the shoe for me when it comes to running longer distances. Since then a lot has happened, Continue reading Gear Review: Altra Provision (UPDATE)

Running Tips: Avoid the treadmill

This is the time of year when a lot of people hop on the treadmills at their local gyms to avoid the cooler weather, rain, fog, and all of the other things our friendly local mail delivery person scoffs at. Continue reading Running Tips: Avoid the treadmill

Running Tip: Run your own race

This is something you hear all the time, but it is an important thing to remember even when training. When you’re out running, you should be out running for a reason. Time again coaches have stressed that quality is always Continue reading Running Tip: Run your own race