Tag: marathon training

Vo2max Productions Training Talk Thursdays

Vo2max Productions Training Talk Thursdays

Hi there! Hope your late summer/early fall training and racing are going well? I just wanted to let you know that I am looking to start a consistent YouTube video series called “Training Talk Thursdays” on my YouTube channel, Vo2max Productions. Here is my first one on the Periodization of Marathon Training:   If you SUBSCRIBE to my channel […]

September 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
2014 Speedgoat 50km Race Report: Finding FLOW

2014 Speedgoat 50km Race Report: Finding FLOW

Finding “Flow” (or whatever that means)   In the past I’ve been skeptical of “Flow.” From what I’ve heard it’s a term used more often by mountain bikers, but also something that has been mentioned by fellow mountain-ultra-trail runners. I wondered perhaps if it was something about connecting with the land and dancing down mountains […]

July 24, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Summer MUT Running and Healthy Eating

Summer MUT Running and Healthy Eating

Sandi  and I try to eat pretty healthy…most of the time. She has a great nearly vegan, gluten-free diet that’s low in refined sugars….whereas sometimes I stray (we all have our vices, right?) and have a bit too much Avery beer…and cheese…and chocolate…and ice cream.   What we’ve been eating:           […]

June 19, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

I took a week totally off after the Carlsbad Marathon on Jaunary 19th.  This has pretty much been my standard recovery time frame for any race…marathon to ultra marathon. Next up will be the Tarawera 100km followed by the Northburn Race  ultra trail race (I’m only doing 50km) in New Zealand! A lot of people and […]

February 26, 2014 | By | 18 Replies More
Moving Down To The Marathon

Moving Down To The Marathon

Moving Down To The Marathon   Photo Credit: CrusePhoto. com,  Also on Twitter at @CrusePhoto.   I ran my very first marathon at the 2007 Houston Marathon in 2:22:21 missed the Olympic Trials standard by 21 seconds. It was brutal. Almost exactly 7 years later (yesterday, January 19th) I ran the 2014 Carlsbad Marathon in […]

January 21, 2014 | By | 43 Replies More