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    • Half Marathon Training Pays Off - Race Day Pointers! by Emily Anderson
      Emily Anderson 10.15.2012
      Half Marathon Training Pays Off - Race Day Pointers! by Emily Anderson

      I am pleased to announce that on Sunday, October 7th, Bryan successfully completed his first half marathon in a time of 1:42:04. It was a cool, crisp, autumn morning in Boston the day of the race. Low 50’s with a slight tail w...

    • How Half Marathon Training and Diet Go Hand in Hand -  By Emily Anderson
      Emily Anderson 08.31.2012
      How Half Marathon Training and Diet Go Hand in Hand - By Emily Anderson

      Hello fellow running enthusiasts!  We are well over half way through training and I’d say that up until this weekend, I would give Bryan’s efforts a C- (he’s my husband, so I’m being generous here).  The training schedul...

    • Half Marathon Training for a Non-Distance runner - by Emily Anderson
      Emily Anderson 07.30.2012
      Half Marathon Training for a Non-Distance runner - by Emily Anderson

      Emily Anderson, a 3:05 marathon runner, trains her husband, a Former Division 1AA football player, to run his first half marathon. There’s no turning back now.  We’ve paid the entrance fee to the 13.1 mile race in Boston on ...

    • Changing your expectations in the middle of a race - by Tim Ferguson
      Tim Ferguson 07.24.2012
      Changing your expectations in the middle of a race - by Tim Ferguson

      This is not awesome. My watch just fell off and I still have 139.4 miles to go. An athlete’s guide to handling the pressure of a race that doesn’t go to plan. Let me put on a smock, grab my brush and Bob Ross afro and paint ...

    • Benefits of Staying Fueled and Hydrated Before, During, and After Your Workouts and Races - by Matt Kinback
      Matt 05.11.2012
      Benefits of Staying Fueled and Hydrated Before, During, and After Your Workouts and Races - by Matt Kinback

      As many of you already know, staying hydrated and fueled properly is an essential part of ensuring that your workouts and races are performed to their highest potential. Properly fueling your body, helps athletes achieve the resul...

    • Barefoot Running Guide
      Clever Training 04.18.2012
      Barefoot Running Guide

      Your Month-Long Guide To Running Barefoot Perfectly So, you want to run barefoot do you? You’ve probably heard about all the people who used to have nagging foot, ankle and leg injuries and now run hundreds of miles a month pa...

    • How Long Should You Run in a Single Pair of Running Shoes?
      Clever Training 02.20.2012
      How Long Should You Run in a Single Pair of Running Shoes?

      There are many factors to take into to consideration when determining how long to run in your favorite running shoes. Distance can be tracked by mile, time, or your personal preference. All runners and running shoes are made diffe...

    • Stretching Tips for Your Next 5K
      Clever Training 01.14.2012
      Stretching Tips for Your Next 5K

      The five kilometer race is one of the most  popular and intense races. It is important to properly stretch as part of your preparation to help avoid injury and ensure a successful race. It’s important to strech before your ...

    • Cycling At 10 p.m. In 19 Degree Weather…
      Clever Training 12.15.2011
      Cycling At 10 p.m. In 19 Degree Weather…

      You work hard, but you go in early and leave late. You like living somewhere with all the seasons, but when it’s 19 degrees outside, motivation to step out of the front door is about as low as the temperature. So what is a com...

    • Run Faster Now --> Top 5 Tips for More Efficient Running - by Andrew McSwain and Cyle Sage
      Andrew McSwain 11.12.2011
      Run Faster Now --> Top 5 Tips for More Efficient Running - by Andrew McSwain and Cyle Sage

      Ever notice how Olympic marathoners make running a 4:50 mile for 26.2 miles straight look easy? Well, we’re not going to tell you how to run a 4:50 mile (in this article, anyway), but we will tell you how you can optimize your...

    • Beat the Holiday Bulge: Treadmill Interval Training 101
      Clever Training 10.18.2011
      Beat the Holiday Bulge: Treadmill Interval Training 101

      It’s getting to be that time of the year… the leaves are changing and the climate is getting cooler. It won’t be long before ice and snow in some places will force you to move your run training indoors… fear not, here are ...

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