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

Marathon Tapering Tips + Week 12 Boston Marathon Training

With exactly three weeks to go until race day, we have entered one of my least favorite parts about training: the taper.   The point of marathon tapering, or any tapering in general, is to give the body rest and reduce the fatigue of training in order to be at peak

The Struggles of Marathon Tapering

Forget the 20-mile long runs, the intense speed workouts, the grueling tempo runs.   Tapering is the hardest part of training.  Here are 7 struggles of marathon tapering.  Trust me, there are more     First of all, when I’m tapering I have so much pent-up energy.     But on the