About Coach Mike

Coach Mike - Specializing in the needs of the older/aging runner - Owner/Coach of Running Workx LLC; A National Registry USATF Certified Level 2 Coach - Endurance; USATF Level 1 Track & Field Coach; USATF Certified XC Specialist; RRCA Certified Coach; High School XC Head Coach; former urban planner/consultant; 60+ older runner, husband, father, and cancer survivor.

OLDER RUNNERS SHOULD LISTEN TO THEIR BODIES

Older runners should listen to their bodies. Do you? Over the years I've seen many runners, novices and experienced alike, consciously ignore how they feel before, during and after their runs. These runners are usually working through a training plan towards a goal race. Runners often have a hell or high-water stubbornness to stick [...]

By |2020-11-10T16:25:42-08:00August 16th, 2020|Older Runners, Running, Training, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 ESSENTIAL TRAINING TIPS FOR OLDER RUNNERS

1. Listen To Your Body Without a doubt, “listening to your body” is number one on my must-do list of training tips for older runners. However, I believe all runners ought to be doing this regardless of age. Young or aging, new or experienced, runners need to make a concerted effort to listen to [...]

By |2020-11-10T16:37:07-08:00August 16th, 2020|Older Runners, Running, Training|0 Comments

Interval Training…Anyone?

It’s spring, the weather is nice, and track season has been well under way…and perhaps you are contemplating joining in on Tuesday Track Nights with your running club friends or have already been doing so for a while. If that’s the case, you most likely have had “interval training” on your mind for one reason [...]

By |2020-11-08T08:00:26-08:00October 16th, 2019|Running, Training|0 Comments

RECOVERY-IT’S IMPORTANCE TO TRAINING

The Importance of Recovery  Let's talk recovery, the holidays are over and many of you are probably well into your training by now; preparing for your first big spring marathon of the year. I’ll bet a lot of the discussions taking place these days around Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks are probably centered on training and workouts. [...]

By |2020-11-08T08:05:05-08:00April 16th, 2019|Fitness, Older Runners, Running, Training|0 Comments

IT’S SPRING: SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A TUNE-UP TO YOUR RUNNING FORM?

How many times have you heard this…”Every runner is different and unique”. Watch a group of runners, even the elites, and you will see a wide range of “styles” and “technique” or what we runners routinely refer to as running form, yet all these runners are getting the job done just the same, right? Or [...]

By |2020-11-08T08:12:22-08:00March 16th, 2018|Running, Training|0 Comments
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