Beginners Running Tip #4 – What Gets Measured Gets Managed

In running, you’ve got a few areas that you can work toward improvement in.  The area you are targeting may be distance, speed, weight loss, etc.  My advice – if you’ve got a goal you are trying to achieve, write it down and measure your progress toward that goal.  For instance, keep a […]

Scales, Body Fat Percentage and Racing Weight

If you are looking to shed a few pounds via running, it isn’t the best way to do it – but it does work. There are tons of article out on the information super highway about it – here’s a few. My suggestion is to get a body fat scale and keep a log. Measure […]

My Bucket List – 2010 Late Summer version

Qualifying for Boston was the biggest goal in running I’ve had – after completing my first marathon. A few weeks before Grandma’s this year (the race in which I qualified for Boston), I thought, what if I actually qualify – what next? I’m not sure….

I then got on a kick one day measuring time. […]

One Goal for 2010

One goal for 2010 that I haven’t mentioned to anybody, but I think is kind of cool – is that I want to run twelve 20+ mile runs – one for each month.  Due to that fact that I rang in the New Year, Fri, Jan 1, 2010 @ 1:39 PM, by running 20 miles, […]

Missing Goals

I’ve been thinking about goals a lot this week.  I often set them, but I don’t always hit them. 

Setting running goals is kind of like playing 500, if you don’t get set once out of every four hands you get the bid, you aren’t bidding aggressively enough. 

According to my calculations, I’m […]

Beginners Running Tip #1 – Set a goal

This is the start of what I hope to be series of posts on tips for running – from the basics to the some of the more advanced stuff – mainly basics though.

One of the most effective ways to get started running is to set a goal.  It could be anything from running […]