Review: Road to Sparta, by Dean Karnazes

Review: Road to Sparta, by Dean Karnazes

I’m a reader, always have been. And, no surprise, I enjoy reading about running in general and ultrarunning in particular. So, with a week of vacation last week, I found some time to dive into a couple of books on the Kindle including Dean Karnazes‘ latest...
Nutrition: March – Week 1

Nutrition: March – Week 1

All last month I tracked my core exercises and found it a very useful way to ensure I stayed on track and completed the exercises each day. The knowledge that I would be reporting the results and the progress each week spurred me on to make the good choice (completing...
Review: Diamond to the Rough

Review: Diamond to the Rough

I’m a fan of great running videos and, as I mentioned the other day, I like to check these out in the lead up to a big run or a race to get my mind in the right place. I’ve got a few favorites, for sure, but I also like looking for new and interesting...
Review: This Is Your Day

Review: This Is Your Day

I enjoy watching movies about ultrarunning. They are inspiring, they keep me motivated, and before I do an ultra run or race putting one of these movies on and getting my mind in the right sort of space to perform is part of my routine. I guess I have...
Core Exercises: Week 3

Core Exercises: Week 3

The third week of daily core exercises is complete and I am still meeting my daily goals. Well, almost. For the first time this month I missed a day of core exercises when ran the Town and Tube 100K on Saturday. I didn’t give myself enough time to complete them...
Training Block Two

Training Block Two

With the first ultra distance run out of the way for the year, it’s time to┬áreflect on what I achieved and whether I hit the targets I had set for myself. On Friday I wrote about the four goals that I wanted to hit in the Saturday run. Looking them over now, I...