Category: Physical Fitness

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 […]

5 tips on choosing your first IRONMAN® race

There are dozens and dozens of Ironman® races that take place in countries all over the world. Some are in small towns, other in big cities. Some on flat land, others on ski resorts. Then […]

8 hip stretches for runners that’ll transform your training

I’ve been working with Robert Connors of Signum Training and Nutrition for a few years now and the other day we were complaining about tight hips (typical fitness nut small talk) to one another. Naturally, […]

Sub 3 hour marathon training: 2nd attempt

My first attempt at running a sub 3 hour marathon back on October 19th in Baltimore didn’t pan out. I ended up running a ~3:21 per the course clock (26.65 miles) and a 3:18 per […]

5 tips to enjoy your first Ironman® triathlon

Your first Ironman®, sprint tri, or any race can bring with it a lot of feelings of excitement, anxiety, nervousness, and countless other emotions. While that’s all completely and 100% normal, it’s important to remember […]

4 ways to immediately improve your Ironman swim training

Swimming is a lot like golf (stay with me…). Just about anyone can give it a shot. Chances are, the first time you try it – you’re not going to be very good, but with […]

4 things I learned from failing to qualify for Boston in Baltimore

Well, I tried. I tried to qualify for Boston by running a sub-3 hour marathon during the Baltimore Running Festival, and I gave myself 13 weeks to do it. All things considered, those are not […]