Oct 30, 2005
Too short of a taper period will leave you tired on race day, too long of a taper will leave you unprepared physically. In this episode I cover the basics about “tapering‿ as documented from the experts, and I confess to my own failures at properly preparing in the days before most of my marathons.
Oct 23, 2005
Listen as I run the first of two Fall 2005 Marathons, this time in Lowell, Massachusetts: home of the American Industrial Revolution. This is a very flat course where, despite hitting the eventual “wall‿ I attempt to set a new personal record in the Marathon.
Oct 16, 2005
According to section 2.00 of the Major League Baseball rule book: A runner is an offensive player who is advancing toward, touching, or returning to any base.‿ In this episode we discuss the "Runner verses Jogger" debate.
Oct 9, 2005
The human brain is a fascinating organ, and while few completely understand its true operation; some of its properties can be found in the way that it retains such high resolution memories from observations made during extreme physical exertion.
Oct 2, 2005
Of the many ways that we can prepare our bodies and minds for the act of running a road race, it’s the long slow run that is most effective, both physiologically and psychologically. Your body needs to change: BOTH muscularly and metabolically.