Finally this past week, I received quantifiable verification that my plan is working. It came just in time - only two weeks until the LA Marathon!
This week I decided to leave the GPS at home, take off my watch, and just run. With all that freedom to just enjoy myself, I think I fell in love with running all over again.
Forget your "Couch to 10K" article. Here's the way to become a runner. It'll take time, but you'll avoid injury - especially if you're older than 35 - and complete your race, mud run, or triathlon.
The biggest question posed by a runner about a minute after completing a marathon is: "What's next?" There is such elation, but marathon runner isn't happy unless they are working towards a goal.
Hurricane Sandy shut down the NYC Marathon, so I created my own neighborhood marathon instead - running 2 marathons in 3 weeks. My kids even made me a medal!
Our first journal entry from mom, marathon runner, and busy New Yorker, Narisa Wild. Hurricane Sandy threw things for a loop, but Narisa still had enough iPad power to send us her journal entry.
The starting point for peak performance is building strength. A lot of smart guys have said this. So how should an endurance athlete go about this?