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April 1, 2017

Training with the Ben N. Jerry’s How To Run!

by pyrad
Categories: General Running and/or Fitness
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In 2014, I trained using a program developed by Dr. Jack Daniels. I was quite happy with the progress of that program and I have a number of posts tagged that indicate how much I enjoyed it. Some of my friends have also started incorporating parts of the Jack Daniel’s program into their speed training.   So, this year, I’m experimenting with a training program from another famous author: Ben N. Jerry’s How To Run.   I haven’t finished reading this yet, but I think it’s a very promising approach. It’s a radically different than anything I’ve ready before on[…continue reading]

April 1, 2016

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Coming To Mississauga!

by pyrad
Categories: General Running and/or Fitness
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In the noise of social media and so much other noise clouding our airwaves and blogospheres, you may have missed an exciting piece of news: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series is finally coming to the Greater Toronto Area! Actually to Mississauga, which is the GREATER area than Toronto anyways. With Vancouver and Montreal hosting Rock ‘n’ Roll series events, many Ontario runners felt left out. Why should Vancouver and Montreal have such a huge, trendy, expensive, corporate-driven monstrosity of a tour race? Enough of this running for the love of sport or “charity.” Vain people in Toronto want to[…continue reading]

April 1, 2015

Run Backwards to Reverse the Effects of Running

It’s crunch time for those training for the spring marathon season, so any and all tips to help get you through these last tough weeks. Today I’m going to talk to you about a new form of running that will magically help you reverse the negative effects of running long distance! The secret is RUNNING BACKWARDS! Backwards running, or “retro running” has long been known as a good form of cross-training. This alternative form of running helps strengthen stabilizing muscles by exposing them to unexpected motions. But wait, there’s more! Dr. Jim Bean, a contemporary of Dr. Jack Daniels, takes[…continue reading]