Stages of a Tempo Run

The tempo run is a staple of my marathon training program.  Actually, the tempo run can be used when training for a half marathon or 15k too (possibly a 10k but shorter races are done at an anaerobic pace so the benefit of tempo training diminishes).   What is a tempo

The Runner’s Brain + Week 13 Boston Marathon Training

Time for me to nerd out for a sec, guys.   I was listening to an old podcast from the Marathon Training Academy where they interviewed Dr. Jeff Brown, author of The Runner’s Brain.  In the episode, he addresses my old college psychology class days when he speaks about cognitive

Death Star Running Game

In honor of the new Star Wars movie, I wanted to share with you a nerdy mind game I like play to keep me focused during races so I can continue to push even when my body doesn’t want to move.  I call it the Death Star Running Game.