Why Am I Not Getting Leaner…? by Nancy Clark

“I religiously track my food and exercise. I’m eating 1,300 calories (the number my tracker told me to eat if I want to lose 2 pounds a week). I’ve been following a strict diet and the scale hasn’t budged. My friends tell me I am eating too little. I think I must be eating too much because I am not losing weight. I feel so confused… What am I doing wrong?” I often hear this complaint ...

How To Gain Weight Healthfully by Nancy Clark

“No matter what I eat, I can't seem to gain weight…” “What about those weight gain powders … do they work?” “How much more protein should I eat to help me bulk up?" Although two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, a handful of skinny people—including many athletes—feel very frustrated by their seeming inability to gain weight. Their struggle to bulk up is on par ...

Twenty Four Marathons and counting by Coach Albert Wieringa

On a cool October day fifteen years ago, I started running. I was 56 and it changed my life. I did not do it to lose weight or anything like that, more to see why other folks liked it. Curiosity so to speak. Had seen people huffing and puffing along the roads and wanted to find out what their secret was. On top of that, I’d seen an article in a runner’s magazine about moving your arms, which m...

Joyful Running How to Avoid Injuries (56), Burnout and the Dread of Training  By  Coach Maria Savchick Williams of On Track Running Academy (57)

I’m broken. I can’t be running this slow. I’m a better athlete than this. What’s wrong with me? I’m running harder and harder but I’m getting slower and slower. How can this be? Maybe it’s my running watch; maybe it’s not working. Maybe it’s me; maybe I am really broken. My coach said I should be tired and this is normal. He says I’m being negative and that I just need to get...

Florida's Famous Key West Half Marathon Southernmost Point

This past weekend runners came from across the world, that’s right, THE WORLD, to run the Key West Half Marathon. Runners came from France, UK, Canada, Brazil, and across the nation to take part in Florida's famous race. Barbara Wright, event founder, and co-director continues to make the Key West Half Marathon our number 1 pick for half marathons to run in the state of Florida. Even world athle...