Factors Affecting the Role of Pacing

Nice article from the Quest Blog. The pace at which we run is certainly determined–to a large degree–on our fitness. But over the past 5 years or so, there has been a growing movement that regulating the “pain” of running a faster pace is a...
The 5 Best Plyometric Exercises for Runners

The 5 Best Plyometric Exercises for Runners

An article I wrote for the Breaking Muscle blog on plyometric training for runners.   The running community tends to advocate training principles from the Dark Ages. Okay, maybe not that old, but not much more recent than the 1980s. Let’s take a look at what most...

why we run

There are seemingly countless books on running (click here for my personal list of favorite running books). I found this article (and its source, Al Jazeera of all places) interesting. While reading it, I considered some of the athletes I’ve worked with and what...

reading for runners

So what do runners do when they’re not running? They read about running, of course! There are so many books and articles about running that choosing one can become overwhelming.  Below are some of my favorite books about running. What are yours? Born to Run...