Weekend Motivation 102

I don't know about all of you but I'm reaching that point in my training cycle where things are getting, well a bit nuts. Where people ask you what you're doing later and you have to say things like "running 16 km and eating all the carbs." Then they look at you in disbelief, shake... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 101

Sometimes life gets tough and you've got no choice to push through, other times you can afford to take a step back and take a bit of a breather. That's true in training and in life. Here's a little secret even the people who write plans don't totally expect you to do every single workout... Continue Reading →

Spring and Life Fitness Finds 2019

In Canada we complain about the weather a lot, like a lot a lot! Truth be told it’s not really that bad but it is super unpredictable. That is until our spring on the East coast this year, there basically wasn’t one. Which means it was cold and wet, wet and snowy up until pretty... Continue Reading →

Can You Workout on Pain Medication?

I’ll put my hand up here and tell you that I’ve occasionally taken pain meds to help me get through long runs in particular even though I don’t think it’s a great idea. I’ll also bet that if you’re a long time exerciser you’ve done it too. If you’re a new runner starting out you... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 78

It's almost spring training season! Or maybe if you don't live in the great white frozen north (this week) it already is for you. For the first time in three years, I'm not really sure what I'm doing this year. Usually, I have a pretty good idea what's up next year as early as the... Continue Reading →

How to PR

It's true that there is no magic formula do this then that and bang boom you’ll go faster then ever before. Your average runner has about seven years of potential for getting faster before they top out speed wise but the thing is that isn’t as dire as you’re thinking. It not your first seven... Continue Reading →

Weekend Motivation 56

Sorry about last week folks. Let's just say there was a lemonade/keyboard related incident that took me a few days and possibly my first grey hair to figure out. I haven't found the hair yet but I wouldn't be surprised. I know for a lot of you your biggest race of the season is just... Continue Reading →

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