the path to strong


My friends and family all know I’m not a huge fan of exercise, specifically when it comes to strength training. Oh, I occasionally go to yoga, and I run, but other than that? Nope. In 2015, I hired a personal trainer at my gym, in the hopes that it would motivate me and get me to a [...]

what makes you faster?


There’s a lot of advice on how to be faster. There’s so much that it can actually be overwhelming to figure out what advice to follow. Here’s a sample of things you can do to run faster: Run slower (the thought being recovery is important and distance is important) Run faster (intervals / tempo / speed [...]

target pace or target heart rate?


Every time I sign up for race, I come up with a training plan. I’ve done this since my first 1/2 marathon, and I did it then because I really had no idea what I was doing without a plan, and thought I needed the focus of having a plan. Without it, I don’t think I would [...]