Christmas Gifts and Wishes

Wishing you joyful holidays and delightful running, from The Balanced Runner™

Christmas came early for me this year with an email from Trespass letting me know this blog has been nominated in the running category of their 2014 blog awards! Voting continues through January 5, so please take a moment to go vote if you like what I’m doing here. I’ll be taking next Sunday off … Read more

The Balanced Runner Keys Series: Keep your Hands Close to your Heart

This post is the fifth in a series explaining The Balanced Runner Keys. Distance running armswing tends to be an afterthought — you probably think of it after your footstrike, your core, your posture, your cadence, and so forth. That’s a mistake, since your running form is a whole-body cycle of events driven by your … Read more