Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!

During marathon training the final 3 weeks are just as important as the intense, vigorous training during the months prior. It is time to relax and let my body repair itself from all the damage I caused and rely on all my hard work leading up to this day. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 2 – Coldplay Concert

The topic of the week is zzz… SLEEP. Yes, one of the many things necessary to allow your body to recover, but are you getting enough? If you live in an area like I do where there is too much to do and not enough time in the day to do it, sometimes sleep falls to the wayside. Or maybe there are too many exciting events to attend all in one week… like a Coldplay Concert perhaps? Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 2 – Coldplay Concert”

3 Great Tips for Beginner Runners – How to Stay Injury-Free

There are a variety of reasons people pick up running. Whether it is for recreation, competitive purposes or getting back into shape, running is a simple activity that you can do anywhere and at anytime. There also is no age discrimination when it comes to this sport. You can be 3 or 85 years old, if you are up for the challenge, those legs can take you anywhere. Continue reading “3 Great Tips for Beginner Runners – How to Stay Injury-Free”