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Four Ways to Use the Principles of Feng Shui to Be a Better Runner

Published on January 28, 2013 By Greg

The ancient Chinese system of feng shui is concerned with controlling the flow of qi, or positive energy. Good running form involves similar principles, and here are four ways you can apply the practices of feng shui to become a more efficient runner.

The Important Line Between Working Hard and Trying Hard

Published on November 20, 2012 By Greg

Running, like many other pursuits, need to be viewed as a long-term endeavor, to be invested in, developed, built, and nurtured through hard work. When short-term goals lead to a desire to push things a bit, bad things can happen.

Ten Lessons from Ten Marathons

Published on October 15, 2012 By Greg

Over the course of ten marathons, you learn a thing or two about preparing for and executing the event. Here are ten such lessons learned through the years, offered in the hope that they will help you achieve your goals sooner.

The One-Thought Rule for Running Form Improvement

Published on September 20, 2012 By Greg

You can find advice from many sources on how to improve your running form. What is too often missing is the advice to focus on one thing at a time, lest you become overwhelmed trying to address too many “issues” at once and risk doing more harm than good.

Build Mental Toughness by Going Long and Straight

Published on August 1, 2012 By Greg

Sometimes you need to consider more than your physical preparations for the marathon (or other race distance). Knowing the mental hurdles you will face come race-day – like the long and intimidating straightaway – gives you the opportunity to design such features into your training.