Guest Blog: “Run Free” by Daniel Zanatta

The nature around me is all I could ask for. My breath gets heavier at every step, but I know I cannot give up. The fight against failure is the only thing that keeps my body moving hours after hours and takes me to another level of perception. When I am running on trails, I […]

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Think About Your Legacy – It’s What People Actually Remember

I recently started reading a wonderful book by Stephanie Melish titled Bank Your Mistakes. It’s a great read, and it’s part of my personal/professional development reading. While there are often parallels between business development and running (goals, success, long term vision, etc.), the first chapter in this book truly connects in a way that nearly startled […]

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Running Shoes: Another Mile with Australia’s @TheWoundedPelicans

You may remember my interview from 2016 with the one of a kind Wounded Pelicans from Australia. In that interview, Tofes & Ant – distance runners among many other athletic titles – aimed to run several, several endurance events to raise 20,000 AUD for the Queensland Cancer Council. They may have seemed crazy at the […]

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Handling Minor Injuries During Training

A question I am asked a lot as a running coach is What do I do when I am injured? Usually, runners are on two completely opposite sides of the spectrum: Run through the pain to stop all together. As someone with a minor injury at the moment, you’ll be happy to know that there is an […]

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Shin Splints & Brain Splints Just Rollin’ With It

A couple of weeks ago, I began to notice a strange, not so much pain but more like getting the wind knocked out of my lower leg, feeling. When I got up from sitting, it felt like if I put weight on it, my whole lower leg would give out (hence the family foam rolling, […]

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2017 #GAMEONPGH Training Plan – 2:10

Ah, the time has come – the time to climb back into half marathon shape! I ran a 5k this weekend and my legs are sore (loling). I mean, I think part of that was because I ran faster than I have been lately. But the other part is that I just haven’t gotten as […]

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