Intensity…….

Intensity…….

by Gina Shell “I am very fired up mentally when the gun goes off. I may be calm and cool outside, but inside it’s like a cannon goes off when the gun sounds. I am ready to bring everything I have mentally and physically to the table.” (Pete Kain) Your intensity has an...
What the Soles of Your Running Shoes are Saying…….

What the Soles of Your Running Shoes are Saying…….

by Gina Shell How you run can be determined by the soles on your shoes. Stating it differently, how your weight is transferred from point to point along your foot can be seen in the way your soles wear. The soles of your shoes also could tell you why you got injured...
Running and the Common Cold… Should I?

Running and the Common Cold… Should I?

by Gina Shell Regular exercise may be the way to prevent oneself from getting a cold. Moderate activity is all you need. We can help boost our own immune system by improving our overall fitness. Runners have only half as many upper respiratory infections as the...
Speed Work Benefit For The Distance Runner….

Speed Work Benefit For The Distance Runner….

by Gina Shell Every long distance runner should do speed work on a track. This training is especially important if you want to improve your times in races. Here are 10 reasons why the distance runner needs speed work training. 1. The most valid reason is for...

SPEED WORK BENEFITS FOR THE DISTANCE RUNNER….

by Gina Shell Every long distance runner should do speed work on a track. This training is especially important if you want to improve your times in races. Here are 10 reasons why the distance runner needs speed work training. 1. The most valid reason is for...

Fear of Failure…

by Gina Shell Besides the fear of bodily injury, psychological fears can interfere with your performance. You have set a goal for yourself, but you might fear the “what if” of not meeting the goal. Will people talk about me and my “failure”? Will I ever be able to...