Tag Archives: The Beginning

Resolutions – Don’t start!

I have long believed that New Year’s resolutions are some of the stupidest acts to undertake. Let me explain. True, I am a skeptic. But, they are simply recipes for failure. You don’t have to believe me, just look at … Continue reading

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Is Collegiate Running for You?

I often get into discussions with youth runners about running in college and beyond. Here is an article by a guest writer – Marina Salisbury -and her take on running after high school. Being a student-athlete is a matter of … Continue reading

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Doing it for the Challenge

So, I got to thinking the other day. Yes, this does happen from time to time. And no, it’s not always a good thing. Anyway, I got to thinking about a comment I hear over and over again from athletes … Continue reading

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The 4-Minute Mindset – New Series Coming Soon

Greetings All! Soon I will be releasing a new video blog series called the 4-Minute Mindset. Each segment will focus on one specific aspect of mental toughness – YOUR mental game. From the ability to focus and distractibility; from stress … Continue reading

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Functional Physical Therapy for Runners

I have been through so many different treatments over the years for various injuries and ongoing aches and pains it’s hard to keep track. All treatment modalities have their usefulness. I have found many to be palliative (temporary or immediate … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Adult Camp

Sometimes someone else summarizes points better than I ever could. I’m providing a link to one camper’s review of the recent running camp held in Flagstaff, AZ at Northern Arizona University. Here’s Rob’s take on camp lessons and applications. Enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

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