Perfect Running Playlists | The Search is Over I just unveiled my latest offering at Off to a Running Start. If you like to run to the beat but don’t have time to find the right songs (especially songs at the right tempo), look no further. You’re going to love this!
For the past four weeks, I’ve been piloting a cadence-based training program. By cadence-based, I mean that each workout in the program streams through my headphones as I run (and walk) to the beat of the music while I learn and put into practice how to run with better form. And throughout the four weeks, […]
I’m a nerd for science. I take a very scientific approach to everything I do. It’s just the way I was built. So when it comes to increasing your stride length and learning how to run faster, I’m very scientific about it as well. Imagine yourself breaking into a sprint… I would hazard to guess […]
Disappointment and then Relief As I started thinking about what to call my new running program last year, I really wanted to be able to snag the name “Running to the Beat”, but after a little searching I found that the name and associated URL had already been taken. The website in question is run […]
So You Want to Start Running! Fantastic!! If you’re new to the sport of running and you’re not sure if you should see a doctor before you begin, here are some great free resources that you can access, made available by the PAR-Q+ Collaboration. The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone (PAR-Q+) This questionnaire will tell […]
Research Evidence In his Science of Running blog, performance coach Steve Magness brings attention to an interesting study that looked at the stride length and frequency of the top three finishers of the 10K race at the 2007 World Championships. The smallest of these was four inches shorter than the tallest, and all were well […]