Tips for new runners

I love to talk to new runners.  They have a lot of questions and are totally enthusiastic. Many new runners, however,  also suffer from the "should's". They feel they "should" be faster.  They "should" be able to run more than a minute at a time.  They "should" be in better shape.   They "should" not run …

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Save the Date – The 12th Annual Turkey Trot is Coming!

To many, Thanksgiving means stuffing their gullet full of tasty fare and then falling asleep on the couch before having a chance to wipe the whipped cream from their face. But here at Marin Breakfastklub Runners, Thanksgiving means a good early morning run.  And what's better than running alone on Thanksgiving morning?  That’s right, it's …

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October Challenge – Day 10

Well here we are a third of the way into our October Challenge.  How's it going so far? To refresh your memory the challenge is to exercise  20 minutes every day in October.  If you're having trouble finding 20 minutes, let me give 5 suggestions on how to fit in your exercise. 1. Wake up …

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Breaking Bad (Habits)

Over the summer I posted that I was going to try clean up some bad eating habits I'd fallen back into (http://wp.me/pnw73-Lk).   I received some great feed back, got some good real-world tips and in doing some research stumbled across a trick that I thought I'd try. Studies show that it takes 21 days to …

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The October Challenge is ON (like Donkey Kong)

Happy October peeps!  Today kicks off our 31-day challenge.  This is the month to say 'buh-bye' to your exercise excuses (I'm too tired, I'm too busy, I can't run, I can't find anyone to go with me...) and commit to 31 days of exercise. Here are the 'rules'... 1) Download the Activity Tracker (October 2013 …

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