Blogs about Running

The Dark Horse

Back in December, I rallied 14 of my boot campers to sign up for the Mad Anthony Mud Run in Waynesboro, VA.  We figured this would give us incentive to keep our fitness/running during the cold winter months.  One by one everyone registered, and we are talking ALL ages and abilities!  The thing they all had in common was gusto and heart!  There was one young woman who signed up that I thought "Good for her, she is really getting stronger and in great shape!".

Bright Beginnings 5K

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }A:link { } You know that children are the most under privileged people not only in the US. Here is how you can help support Bright Beginnings on their mission to help others. 

Triathlon Training part 2: "The Need for Speed"

Ok triathlon athletes (this blog is also for biathlons, marathon, and other races you compete in) at this point you should be well within your conditioning phase. Continue with your squats, lunges, single leg touchdowns and core training. It’s time to add some speed training.

Run Fest 2015

Run Farther & Faster and PROACTION Physical Therapy

The Greatest High School Athlete I’ve ever seen (And that’s saying something)

This story I’m going to tell you is about the greatest high school athlete I’ve ever seen in my life. I understand that in the world we live in today it’s easy to get caught up in hyperbole and poetic license for effect. I assure you, I am being completely honest when I tell you this story about one of the most talented athletes I’ve ever seen. Now before people go on throwing out names like Bo Jackson and Randy Moss I’m limiting this statement to people I’ve actually been able to witness first hand and fully grasp their talent and ability.

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Speed and Running Development with the track and field jumpers at Bellarmine & Notre Dame (San Jose)

A few months ago I was contacted for a great opportunity to teach running mechanics and speed development at Bellarmine High School in San Jose, CA. Bellarmine High School is a storied academic institution and a powerhouse athletic program in San Jose and the C.C.S (Central Coast Section) with many championships and accolades.

5 Tips for Exercising in Heat

5 Tips for Exercising in HeatMay 12, 2014

“Since I do plenty of cardio I don’t need to do any leg work...”

This is a common misconception in the gym.  And here are the reasons why… 

NO Mo Chemo for MOMO Marathon October 2013

No Mo Chemo Marathon oct 12, 2013Wow I don't even know where to begin. All I know is that this run not only represents our families two and half year journey with childhood cancer, but is the perfect comparison to how Momo triumphed over her cancer marathon.