What Your Friends Say About Running a Marathon: Marathon Training Academy Guest Post 4

This is the fourth guest post in a series that I have been doing over at Marathon Training Academy where I am sharing my experiences of running my first marathon. What Your Friends Say About Running a Marathon One of the cool things about running a marathon is that it gives you something to talk about with other people. There is just something about the ‘M’ word that gets people’s attention. Even non-runners typically respect […] Read more »

Seven Things That May be Holding You Back From A Successful Running Program

runner being held back

Have you ever wondered what is holding you back from having a successful running program?  Some of you are just having a difficult time getting started, and today we are going to explore why.  Maybe you have recently started and just could not stick with the program, perhaps you are someone who has not able to get started at all, or maybe you are just learning about running, and testing the waters to learn what […] Read more »

How to Hack the Overwhelm of Running

Are you overwhelmed with running

Are you overwhelmed or afraid of the unknown associated with running.  Starting anything new can have that effect, so you are not alone if you are a bit scared or overwhelmed as you start a new running program.  Today, I will give you three ways to hack the overwhelm of running so you can start running and stick with it. Baby Step It One movie that I have enjoyed watching is ‘What About Bob’.  In […] Read more »

Video Blog: Running to Lose Weight

Today, I thought I would share a video of tips for running for weight loss. In this video, Mr. Les Whitley provides some great tips and motivation for getting started with a running program so that you can lose some weight. It is a quick video, and will only take a minute of your time to watch. Maybe you can pick up a point or two that will help you run to lose weight. What […] Read more »

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 »

Running Guide From the Marathon Training Academy

I was recently talking to a friend of mine and fellow blogger and podcaster, Trevor Spencer, over at Marathon Training Academy about what he has been up to with his site.  After tailing with him, I decided to share some of what they are up to over at the marathon Training Academy. Trevor and his wife Angie started a site and podcast to help people learn what it takes to run a marathon.  The podcast […] Read more »