Getting Out To Run...
It was really difficult to get out to run yesterday.  The weather was 15c but felt like 0c.   The winds were so strong and I could feel the cold rip thru the shirts I was wearing.  I was wearing a long sleeve technical shirt and 2 sleeveless tech shirts inside and knee high dri fit pants .  I was...
Week Before the Toronto Waterfront Half ...
I’m counting down the days until my Scotiabank Waterfront Half Marathon.  It’s this Sunday at 7:30 am.  I haven’t stopped running, since running 2 hours or more is required for my Sunday runs in training for the Toronto Marathon in October.  I’m even thinking of running to...
Running and I...
Running for me is therapy.  I run because it helps me think, analyze myself, my past and future.  It calms me almost like yoga, but at least in running I can hit the pavement harder, tackle that hill stronger, and get my fustrations out. Besides for fitness and speed related purposes, what motivates...
Asics Gel-Kayano 15...
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Strength Training Workouts for Runners...
If you decide to incorporate strength training into your cross training schedule it should remain a regular routine.   If you strength train only once a month, you will not see any results.  Most effective strength training for runners should be at most 2 -3 times a week.   You won’t see immediate...
Gifts Ideas For Runners – Women...
If you are having a hard time figuring out what to get your female runner friend for Christmas, Birthday or just feel like surprising her with a special gift, I’ve compiled a list of gift ideas  you can get her. Surprisingly runners need a lot of gear but carry very little. Most of what I carry...
Strength Training For Runners...
As a runner, you should balance your running with 2 to 3 days of strength training.   I used to believe that strength training would build up my muscles and hinder my running but in fact there are benefits to acquiring strength in your legs and upper body.  Here are a few reasons why strength training...
I Remember 9/11...
I am a 9/11/2001 survivor.  I will always remember Tuesday 9:51 am. Running has helped me a lot in dealing with the emotional stress.  I know I will never stop running.
Terry Fox Run...
Sunday September 13 is the Terry Fox Run. It’s only a 5-10km run or walk. It’s whatever your choose to do, but all money raised from the run goes towards cancer research. He’s a great inspiration to kids and adults who have cancer. Find a Terry Fox run site. For those who don’t...
How To Safely Run Trails...
If you are looking to switch up your training on the roads and sidewalks, trail running is a great alternative.  It’s a lot easier on the feet and body.  Here are all the tips for running the trails safely. Trail Running is Great for Speed and Hill Training. If you are a beginner runner, choose...