Category Archives: Running Tips

Winter Running Tips to Keep You Safe, Warm and Happy

Now that my injuries are healing up I’m back out there running in the cold. It’s hard enough to get yourself started again after a layoff, but doing so when the days are short, cold and dark can be a real challenge. I find that the hardest part of running (or any type of training) in the Winter is getting yourself out the door. Here are some tips to get you out there in the worst weather with a smile on your face. Continue reading

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Ginger for post race recovery

According to this new study, it seems that eating (or putting in smoothies) ginger post workout or post race can significantly reduce muscle pain. Continue reading

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2nd Anniversary of Running Raw

It has been two years since I took the first running step towards this dream, and three years since I went 100% raw. What a long strange trip it’s been. It always amazes me how fast time passes, and that if you don’t keep your eye on the prize it is quickly out of reach. I have learned so much on this journey, and my education never stops. Continue reading

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Brendan Brazier and the Bulldog 25K

It’s always a very nice treat when my friend Brendan Brazier comes into town. Not only is he one of the few people that can keep up on a long trail run, but we always have the best conversations about diet, health, performance and the state of the world… Continue reading

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Rollerblading to Prevent Injury

My warmup for the Southern California Masters Track Championships starts the day before the event. Instead of overdoing it on the road or trails, I incorporate some cross-training in the form of rollerblading. Yes, I said rollerblading. It’s a great way to reduce impact and repetitive stress injuries and build cardiovascular endurance and leg strength. Continue reading

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Pre-Race Regimen – The Night Before An Event

Everyone has a pre-race routine. After extensive research and testing I have come up with a “day before the race” regimen for optimum performance. Continue reading

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