University of Kentucky BioMotion Lab   Recently updated !

I had a chance recently to visit the University of Kentucky BioMotion Lab, sometimes referred to as the U.K. Running Lab. They recently moved into their brand new facility on Rose St and the lab founder, Dr. Brian Noehren along with the lab coordinator, Chelsea Beegan were on hand to give me the grand tour. […]

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The Essentials of Run Commuting

It’s a well-publicized piece of running lore: Former marathon world record-holder Haile Gebrselassie honed his ability (and idiosyncratic form) at an early age by running ten kilometers to and from school each day. This tale, with rural Ethiopia as its backdrop, is easy to dramatize as perseverance triumphing over adversity. In spite of the world […]

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5 Tips for Staying Motivated

5 Tips for Staying Motivated When You Stop Running Personal Bests I have competed at a high level for quite a few years now, so I almost forget what it is like to be a beginner. I still get the excitement of starting again after a season break. I definitely get the rush when I race/workout […]

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8 Reasons to Take a Break From Running

Of all my Secret to Success posts, I honestly think this is one of the most important, and one of the most overlooked factors when it comes to peaking for the races that you care about the most. A lot of runners are terrified to take even a few days off after the season for […]

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Must Have Items for Race Day

I am not sure if it was the teen magazines, or the celebrity gossip magazines I used to read, but one of them used to feature a “Peek inside a celebrity purse/handbag”. I remember enjoying that particular section, as it showed that celebrities are human….what!? Yes, they too have a wallet in their bag AND […]

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Pool Running to Maintain Fitness During Injury

In my many years of training seriously as a collegiate/elite athlete I have had my fair share of injuries. Other than my most recent muscle strain, pool running has been my savior when it comes to maintaining fitness during time off running. It is the most effective way to maintain running fitness as best you possibly can […]

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