Journal Entry: My First Marathon and Poor Eating

For Friday posts, I have been posting about some random and different things about running.  On this Friday, I just wanted to share some personal thoughts about what I have been up to with my running program and what is going on in general.  This is kind of a journal entry or true ‘blog’ entry, but I think you can learn a lot about running for beginners by reading some of the points that I […] Read more »

Audit Your Running Program

At least once a year, millions of Americans work diligently to review the financial information for the previous year, and then file their taxes for the IRS.  Some will get refunds, and others will have to pay.  At the time I am writing this, i just finished doing my taxes for 2010.  I am thankful that I am in the group that will be getting some back from Uncle Sam. Doing my taxes is definitely […] Read more »

How to Squeeze Running Into a Hectic Schedule

Today is a Monday morning, and I have been trying to focus the Monday posts on something motivational.  So, today I want to talk about how it can be difficult to run when your schedule is hectic, and there does not seem to be time to fit in a run. Is your schedule so busy that you do have a tough time fitting in exercise?  Here are a few ideas that may help you squeeze […] Read more »

JumpStart Your Running With This New Runner’s Schedule

For whatever reason you want to start running, whether it is to lose weight, run a race, or just feel better, you need to get onto some kind of schedule.  I know you have tried running before, and within a week or two you were back into the same lazy routine.  Perhaps you lacked motivation, you got burned out too quick, or you did not know what kind of schedule you should be on.  Having […] Read more »