Long Slow Distance Running

lsd running

What would you say if I told you to try some LSD?  Well, before I scare you off, I am talking about an acronym for ‘Long Slow Distance’ Running. The sign of a good runner is one that has a good lung capacity and good mileage.  Beginners often find these things to be out-of-reach, which is why many people quit too early. The truth is anyone can develop their lung capacity and running mileage if […] Read more »

Running for Beginners: Cross Training Basics for a Balanced Running Body

I believe that a good running program and your body is balanced and well rounded.  And no, I don’t mean a round belly either!  I am talking about having a well-rounded exercise program that includes running as well as some other days of cross training. What is Cross Training? So what is cross-training, anyway?  Well I am sure most have heard this term, but maybe you do not really understand how it applies to you.  […] Read more »

Stay Injury Free With These Proven Running Stretches

Today I want to provide some instructions on stretching for running as a part of the warm up and cool down routine.  While you may not think this is an exciting topic, hopefully you do understand the importance of stretching for running.  Before I talk about the stretches, let me remind you of the routine that is done before and after the run. Warm-up Routine Before you run, it is a good idea to warm […] Read more »