Running is selfish

Running is selfish, plain and simple.  Why do I say that?  From my experience in my own training, as well as the athletes I have worked with over the years, running only helps running.  Running doesn’t help your cycling, and it certainly doesn’t help your...

The Next Phase

Starting this last Monday, 2/25/13, marked the start of a new phase of training for me.  Let’s look at where my training was at in 2012.  From Jan 1st through the beginning of April, my weeks were anywhere from 8-14 hours of training per week, usually with 2-3...

Birkie 2013/Goal Setting

Last weekend the American Birkebeiner took place, a 50k/54k Skate/Classic nordic ski race.  I  competed in the 54k classic event.  It was my 4th time at the Birke, and my first time skiing from wave 1!  I have a long term outcome goal to make the Elite wave at the...