Starting the Kinetic Revolution 30-Day Challenge

No, this isn’t a weight-loss challenge– it’s a running mobility challenge.  I’m a big fan of a lot of the ideas that come out of the U.K.-based Kinetic Revolution group as they seem to emphasize the same core principles that enlightened physical therapists recommend for their clients.  Last night, I signed up for their 30-day challenge, which promises to make me a stronger, healthier runner and only takes 15-20 minutes a day of light exercise before running.  Heck, I can do that!  If you’re interested in joining me in getting stronger and faster, join me after the break. Continue reading

Philip Skiba: The Best Triathlon Coach You May Never Have Heard Of

Covers of Philip Skiba's books

Years and year ago, Coach Tom (one of my former coaches) recommended that I pick up a copy of  Philip Skiba’s Scientific Training for Triathletes.   Coach Tom described the book as, “the best book on triathlete training that I have ever read.”  Coach Tom is not one for hyperbole so I ordered the book immediately by express mail. Continue reading