Running: Avoiding becoming a hood ornament

A friend of mine on Twitter asked me for some tips on staying safe from vehicles while out running and I thought it would be a fantastic topic for a blog post (and also way too long for a Twitter Continue reading Running: Avoiding becoming a hood ornament

Race Report: 2014 Shamrock’n Sacramento 1/2 Marathon

So, oddly enough, I’ve never run a road 1/2 before. I ran my first marathon before I managed a road 1/2. And I ran the Lost Trail 1/2 first. This had a rather unfortunately effect. That effect was that I Continue reading Race Report: 2014 Shamrock’n Sacramento 1/2 Marathon

Learning to fly: getting started as a runner

I often get asked a lot of questions from people who are interested in running, or interested in returning to running after a long absence. My successful journey as someone who was quite out of shape, with terrible knees, has Continue reading Learning to fly: getting started as a runner

Stop toning and start building

Most people by this point have grown immune to the worst of the “weasel-word” ads for fitness and nutrition. Generally if you see “one weird trick” or “5 minute whatever” you can be sure that either the author is being Continue reading Stop toning and start building