Tagged: Mark Gomes

NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #4

February 26th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. This week, I’m taking the lazy way out. I was planning to write a post on the different types of energy that your body uses. This is critical information that can make a tremendous impact on the benefit you get […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #3

February 18th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Increase your stride-length naturally At the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Usain Bolt took advantage of his long stride-length to complete the 100M dash in 41 steps. He set a world record in the process. By comparison, the average professional requires […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #2

February 13th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 5 Comments

To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. The first step in my journey from being 45 pounds overweight to becoming a National Masters Champion was losing the weight. So, this week’s lesson is to watch what you eat. Look at this picture of Rhythm Superfoods’ Kale Chips (click […]

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The iRun / New Balance Mile – Race Recap

February 7th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

It was an unseasonably warm and humid night in Miami. But that didn’t stop over 100 competitors and spectators from coming out for the iRun / New Balance Mile. If you live in Miami and love road racing, be sure to put this on your calendar (the next one will be coming in the spring). […]

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The iRun / New Balance Mile — NO RUNNING Strikes Again

February 7th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  The iRun / New Balance Mile proved to be another successful test for the NO RUNNING movement. In what seemed like self-sabotage, we intentionally fielded a team with greatly-diminished distance training under our collective belts. Everyone on the team had recently traded in mileage for sprints, strength training, form work, injury-prevention, a race-specific diet, […]

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NO RUNNING Team Races Tonight

February 6th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To join the NO RUNNING movement, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Tonight will put NO RUNNING to the test. I will be the ultimate NO RUNNING guinea pig at the iRun / New Balance Mile in Miami. Between July and December, I did almost no training to get myself completely out of […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #1

February 4th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 2 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Welcome to the first NO RUNNING Lesson of the Week. This is the first in a series of lessons on how running is only half of the battle. If you want to get the most out of your hard work, […]

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Faster Than Forty’s NO RUNNING Philospohy

February 4th, 2012 in Articles by 0 Comments

To join the NO RUNNING movement, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. What is the idea behind NO RUNNING? Don’t be fooled by the name or symbol. NO RUNNING is not anti-running. Quite the contrary… NO RUNNING is running’s best friend. You work hard. You deserve new PRs. It doesn’t matter if you are a sprinter, […]

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Race Recap: Another WR Close Call

January 11th, 2012 in Articles by 3 Comments

In what was a somewhat spur-of-the-moment quest, I again donned the Eliot TC singlet with a couple of mates to take a stab at the Masters indoor 4 x 800-meter relay world record — a record held by the Greater Philadelphia Track Club (set by a team that was anchored by my greatly esteemed nemesis, […]

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Mission Control: World Masters Championships Recap

July 15th, 2011 in Articles by 1 Comment

I’m crafting a detailed account of my experience at the 2011 World Masters Athletics Championships for the forthcoming Faster Than Forty book (due out this fall) – it was truly an amazing and inspiring experience – but here’s a quick & dirty recap of the week just to bring everyone up to speed. You Have […]

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