Can You Demolish The Wall?

If you’re a marathon runner you have heard The Wall. No we’re not talking the Great Wall of China but the Wall when most marathon runners  feel or think like they can’t continue anymore. This is when the body and mind collide and giving up seems the only option. Every runner have a story to […]

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Experts Take: Lost Electrolytes On The Run

Lately I’ve been doing more long runs over 10 miles as I continue to train for the next Los Angeles marathon next March ’10. As the miles start to pile up, my hydration needs changes. I do have few mixes and a couple of favorite drinks I take on a regular basis from my online […]

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5 Questions to Ask Before Running a Marathon

Running a marathon is no small feat. It does require a lot of physical and mental toughness to go through the training needed and the actual race itself. Discipline and sports nutrition are some of the other vital ingredients needed as well. Here’s 5 questions to ask before running a marathon: 1. Do you have […]

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The 7 Secrets of Post-Workout Recovery

If you were to ask me about post-workout recovery 5 years ago my answer would be, “What is that…!” I really don’t have a clue what that means. Years ago, I would train and just rely on extra supplementation to get me going on my training and stay with a normal day to day diet. […]

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Steps To Dedication By The Miles

I was headed home after doing WeSpark.org 10K Run for Cancer Support Center in Balboa Park. It was a beautiful Sunday morning – perfect for running. Amazingly, the race organizers did an excellent job for a very huge crowd for  5-10 and 15k events. On the way home a billboard reads, “…his dad’s been with […]

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Can You Deal with 53 Runner’s Commandments?

I’d love to share with you some interesting take on commandments.  To some these are rules to follow. Other people consider them as a must do and there’s a few who’ll break them just so… I finally found one for running enthusiasts. However, I’d like to use them as guides instead or suggestions. This article […]

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Tied A New Knot and The Running Goes On

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time. For sure we’ve run together many times and I thought this will last longer. But, boy I was wrong! After only 769 miles it’s time to part ways. We’ve finished (together) the Los Angeles marathon with  a personal best. Rain or shine, early morning and late […]

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8 Basic Things To Do When Running Out Of Town

I was in San Diego a couple of weeks ago to accompany my wife for her high school reunion. It was a weekend and so my running will have to be in a different route and location this time around. The first thing that came up to mind when I first learned about this was, […]

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