Monthly Archives: September 2010

VO2 Max Testing – The Results Are In!

Tweet As you may (or not) know, about 12 weeks ago I went and had a VO2 Max test performed.  This test guaged my general fitness level and would be used as the baseline for comparison once I completed a custom 12 … Continue reading

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The Secret to Keeping Drinks Cold on Long Runs

Tweet Keeping drinks cold on long (2-3+ hour) runs has always been an issue for me.  Running performance dramatically decreases as temperatures rise, so staying cool and hydrated is extremely important. I’m sorry this tip is coming after the summer months as … Continue reading

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Nike+ GPS App

Tweet This morning I was browsing  Engadget like I do everyday, and something caught my eye.  The Engadget team posted a Review for the Nike+ GPS App!  I had no idea Nike / Apple had this in the works and it is … Continue reading

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Peaks and Valleys

Tweet This weekend was a huge reminder that we all go through peaks and valleys as runners.  I guess as human beings too, right?  Fortunately, my low points have been few and far between.  However, I guess that leaves me ill-equipped … Continue reading

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End of the Blues! New Training PR!

Tweet I don’t know if it was the new shoes, great weather, or eight hours of sleep I got last night, but I’m back!  I am officially declaring myself out of my running slump. My training schedule called for a … Continue reading

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