Tagged: training

45 Year Old Dad Discovers His Childhood Athleticism

April 21st, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

Whether you are a year removed from college track or a year removed from retirement, the athleticism of your youth is still inside you. Like an old lawnmower, give it a good cleaning and it will restart…as this 45 year old dad discovered.   Mark, The reason why I am curious about running track again […]

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DIETING FOR YOUR UPCOMING PR – THE 300 CALORIE DINNER

April 13th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 1 Comment

  To get lessons sent to your phone for free, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404 (requires a Twitter account, which is also free).   You’ve trained hard for months. You have the endurance. You have the speed. All that’s left is to taper down. Allow your body to rest up and that big […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #10

April 6th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. AGE (AND WEIGHT) IS NOTHING ! Kathy Martin is 60-year old female who never ran a track race until her late-40s.  Despite this, she has gone on to break numerous age-based world records. At 60, she can still run a […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #7

March 18th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Getting in shape isn’t all about running. Losing weight isn’t all about the diet you choose to follow. If you are hoping to hit a new PR, you might be surprised to hear that running and speed work are only […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #6

March 11th, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 0 Comments

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. This week’s lesson comes courtesy of the Berkeley Running Company. Living (and training) in Miami, you quickly learn to have an appreciation for hydration. The weather here is hot and humid, so hydration comes naturally…or so you would think. Despite […]

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NO RUNNING! — Lesson of the Week #5

March 3rd, 2012 in NO RUNNING by 1 Comment

  To get lessons sent to your phone, text the words FOLLOW NORUNMARK to 40404. Alan Webb was arguably the greatest American miler in history. He set the American Record at 3:46.91. He also holds the American high school record (3:53.43) and was the first American high schooler to run under 4:00 indoors. But none […]

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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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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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