Category: Physical Fitness

How long does it take to train for an Ironman?

It takes 6 months to 1 year, depending on your current fitness. Athletes who can on day 1 complete a 70.3 Ironman, can train within 6 months. Athletes who have never done a triathlon or […]

“Sometimes you just have to get on the damn plane”

It’s not often I peruse my Linkedin feed. It’s fine, full of decent stories, lots of jargon, and a fair amount of self promotional nonsense. But it is there, and thus, must occasionally be scrolled […]

“You’re Insane”

The text says it all. “I’m pretty sure I’ll regret even asking this question.” – Josh Muskin – 10.17.2017 – the guy who started this website, texted me almost exactly THREE YEARS ago, from me […]

2020 Races Are Canceled – What’s Next?

Remember March of 2020? Feels like five years ago, and a couple of weeks ago at the same time. Tiger King was what EVERYONE was talking about, and the NBA would be back by May? […]

A lot has happened… so let’s catch up

Some of my last training related posts here were all about trying to achieve that sub 3 hour marathon time at the NJ marathon. Roughly a month out, after crushing some long runs, like many […]

My Quarantine Ultra Marathon and Searching for my ‘Why?’ – Kevin Love

This is Very Bad Idea.  (Aren’t those usually the best ideas) It’s April 24th at 9:31PM. We’re now a little over a month into the quarantine in my home town of Philadelphia. In early April […]

Tips for Running & Staying Healthy in a Covid World

Is it safe to run outside right now? The short answer, even if you’re in a “Shelter in Place,” situation, is yes. It is even recommended by government officials and doctors to keep us moving. […]

Welcome Kevin Love to the team!

Hey all, I am SUPER excited to announce a new addition to our coaching team. Kevin Love is a dear friend and accomplished runner who will be taking up the reins of our newly formed […]

What to do if COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Cancelled your Ironman® race

This is the unfortunate realty for many. With the next few months very uncertain, Ironman® has elected to cancel or postpone a TON of it’s races, they’re even going so far as to offer virtual […]

Can you run a marathon and train for an Ironman® at the same time?

Can you? Yes. Should you? Maybe not. This question typically exists for a group of people training for their first Ironman® triathlon race who have also never completed a marathon before. There’s a prevailing wisdom […]