Running 50 miles – UPDATE

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It’s go time. The rubber is going to hit the road – so to speak. More accurately, the shoes are going to hit the trail. I’ve been training with Ms. “X” for a few months now, and our goal event is less than 48-hours away. When she started training, she had never run more than […]

Hurt or Injured?

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  So yesterday was a “peak” running day. Michelle (not her real name) has been training hard for 15 weeks. The idea was to start at basically no regular or sustained running mileage, and complete the training to attempt a 50-mile run in only 24 weeks – an aggressive undertaking. We have focused on building […]

Running, Not Racing

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  Running, Not Racing Running a half-marathon is a major accomplishment. We are getting ready to run – not race – one tomorrow, in Lake Tahoe, so there will be plenty of altitude and hills. I am getting a special kick out of the fact that the half-marathon is just a training run. Imagine that […]

Running a 50-miler: Pacing

Pacing The weekly cumulative mileage goals to build to a 50-mile run over a 24-week period are noted below. We are in the 12th week. All but a very few of the 150 runs have but one purpose: to build our aerobic engine. Back in the day, we called this “LSD” – no, not the […]

10 Steps to Meaningful Change – Steps 1-3

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Today, we are discussing Steps 1-3 in the 10 Steps to Meaningful Change presentation. What do I mean by “meaningful” change? Meaningful change is characterized as that which has a profound impact on our daily routines, activities, and focus items. Examples of meaningful change might include finishing a degree, opening a business, writing a book, […]

10 Steps to Meaningful Change – Intro

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One of the most popular topics when I speak at sales training events, motivational events, and when doing one on one coaching, is my “10 Steps to Meaningful Change” process. Meaningful change can be defined as: any change that requires a focused, sustained, and consequential effort. Examples of meaningful change are: changing careers, becoming an […]