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Mental Toughness in Runners

February 20, 2019

You hear the starting horn and you fly off the starting line. You’re feeling great and you charge ahead. You hit the mid-race and it’s tough…

Recovery from Achieving Your Running Goals

February 18, 2019

This week I achieved a major running goal for myself. I ran 10 miles per day for seven days straight. A whole 70 miles in one week. This is…

My Cup Runneth Over - Ketogenesis

February 16, 2019

We’ve been fed lies and separated from our previous culture. One where food was scarce and we woke up, killed, and ate. We’ve been…

Running Power vs. Running Speed

February 14, 2019

The definition of speed is the distance traveled per time elapsed. We are familiar with its measurement. It is usually measured in miles per…

The Time Commitments of A Runner's Lifestyle

February 11, 2019

Running is a huge time commitment. It is not something, therefore, that you can do when it’s convenient or when you want to. You must…

When Runners Want to Quit

February 10, 2019

I gave myself a challenge. Run 10 miles, every day, for 7 days in a row. My highest weekly mileage of all time was 55 miles. This will be…

Revelations for Runners from Speedrunning

February 07, 2019

Since my latest emergence, I have been observing the world. I am finding ways to explain the message of The Order of Runfastus to the people…

Learning to Run by Feel

February 05, 2019

In the beginning, there was the beginning and the destination. The runner ran from the beginning to the destination and the runner saw that…

Transcendence and Inspiration for Runners of Every Kind

February 03, 2019

There will always be somebody who is faster than you are, who can run farther, and do it all with less training or perhaps they just have…

Allergies and Running Fast

January 31, 2019

Some people have allergies which can have a severe effect on your ability to run. This is especially true for those who want to run fast. An…

Racing Strategies

January 30, 2019

I have used a variety of racing strategies with various levels of success. I highly encourage you to race because there is nothing like…

The Runner's Gut

January 28, 2019

A runner must eat. If you want to run fast, you need to eat food. I have often experienced a lack of appetite after running followed by a…

Runner's High

January 26, 2019

Runners high is not something that should be described. Nobody should be instructing you on how to achieve the runners high or how to…


January 23, 2019

The Cambridge English Dictionary on Meditation: “the act of giving your attention to only one thing, either as a religious activity or as a…

Choose an Interesting Goal

January 19, 2019

We all want to run fast, but sometimes it gets boring setting the same old incrementally more ambitious goal every year. That may be fine…


January 18, 2019

Biomechanics sounds like an intimidating concept. Like something you need a degree or two to really understand. But it really isn’t all that…


January 17, 2019

Treadmills hold no glory for the runner. The treadmill is where you go when you don’t want to face the cold of winter. The treadmill is…

Tools For Running

January 16, 2019

Running shoes are a wealth of interest for a runner. As I’ve matured in the sport, I’ve expanded my arsenal of running shoes to be prepared…