Category Archives: Marathon Training with Max

What lessons can you learn on the sidelines?

Last October, Max was watching friends finish a marathon and thought to myself, “I can do that!”   He’s set two new goals for himself this year: launching an 18-week marathon training, and blogging all the way to the finish … Continue reading

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Can Vitamin D help your athletic performance?

Last October, Max was watching friends finish a marathon and thought to myself, “I can do that!”  He’s set two new goals for himself this year: launching an 18-week marathon training, and blogging all the way to the finish line. … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with those crazy running shoes?

Last October, Max was watching friends finish a marathon and thought to myself, “I can do that!”  He’s set two new goals for himself this year: launching an 18-week marathon training, and blogging all the way to the finish line. … Continue reading

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How can lifting weights improve your run?

Weightlifting, as an adjunct to running, is very important to maximize the efficiency with which you run. Having total body strength and fitness allows you to maintain proper running posture and leg drive for longer periods of time.  Some people … Continue reading

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Stay safe and warm with three tips for winter running

Although we have been very lucky so far, the typical Wisconsin cold will catch up to us at some point. For many, that means moving their workouts indoors to a track or a treadmill. Personally, I get really bored on treadmills … Continue reading

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What’s the best way to avoid athletic training injuries?

Want to avoid serious injuries during your athletic training?  My best advice: take care of them before they happen. While some injuries are inevitable, there are some things you can do to take care of your legs. The first thing … Continue reading

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When and how should you start training for a marathon?

Around the beginning of October, I was watching some friends run and finish a marathon and thought to myself, “I can do that!” This is a big revelation for me. I’m not a person that runs often or particularly enjoys … Continue reading

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