A few years back I saw a YouTube video by Todd Kenyon, PhD from www.TTBIKEFIT.com. He was comparing the two primary running styles of elite ironman triathletes. He called the 2 running styles, gazelles and gliders.
Every year at this time I wake up early to watch the Chicago marathon. The excitement and energy of all those people pursuing a goal that they have worked hard to complete always makes me smile while also making me a little jealous that I am not out there as well. Last year I had […]
This post first appeared on PurpleGreens.life. It’s exciting! You signed up to complete a triathlon, century, marathon, or another ultra event this summer. The training requires time and dedication to get your body ready. You have your training plan figured out and are ready to go. But are you? What’s your fueling strategy? You may […]
Over the years, my daughter Jenna would often say, “I don’t have a passion for anything.” And I would say to her, “That’s ok, everyone finds their passion at different times.” Now, at the age of 24, she has discovered a passion for food — the cooking and eating of flavorful dishes with interesting spices. Even […]
It’s impossible to see the nuances of running with the naked eye, so it’s important to videotape your running and watch it in slow motion. I use an app you can download on your phone, which makes it easy to grab a running buddy and videotape each other. Over the years, I’ve seen Carney with various […]