August 12, 2016

So you’ve finished your first half marathon, what now?

On the day just enjoy the elation of completing a challenge.  If you’ve done well, fantastic, if not so well, don’t feel down.  There are not many people who could do what you’ve just done.

Drink plenty of water...

July 23, 2016

Take on water before you feel thirsty. Aim for at least eight glasses of water daily. Sounds like good advice—and you’ve certainly heard those refrains before. But these statements fall short on the truth. And unfortunately, this advice has led to many athletes drinkin...

July 19, 2016

There are no rigid rules for preparing for a half marathon.  Most experienced runners will have their own pet methods and rituals.  I always wear a special pair of running shoes that are only for races as it makes the day seem special and prepares me mentally.  But the...

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