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Cord C. Patient Expert

Atlanta, Georgia
A middle of the pack runner with a front of the pack mentality in search of the perfect run.
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How to Meet Runners on Twitter by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Twitter is a great tool for communicating with people who share your enjoyment of running, triathlon, or any other sport.  The trick is knowing how to connect with those ... Read on »
Perfect run pacing? Good or Bad? by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I read an article today on Runnersworld.com. It basically illustrated the running habits of some of the fastest runners in the world and how those habits are quite contraria ... Read on »
101 Things to do for a healthy 2012 by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last year was a blur, and even more so when it comes to my triathlon training, or simply running for that matter. Lack luster does not come near my activity as an athlete an ... Read on »
December Run Challenge - Run 100 Miles in a Month by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been out of running, real running, for months.  So, to jump start some Winter training, I decided to join up with Dailmile.com and run in one of the Challenges.  ... Read on »
Running with a Double Stoller by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Just wrapped up a nice hill run while pushing my double stroller full of kids and gear. Pushing a stroller up hill takes the incline to a whole different level! Read on »
Running Motivation by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Read on »
Running with an iPod by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Are you getting everything you want out of your run when you have music pumping through your head? I guess it is a personal preference of mine, but I don't run with my iPod. ... Read on »
My Favorite Steve Prefontaine Quotes by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Steve Prefontaine was not only a great runner, he was also a bit profound with his words when talking about his passion, running. I've listed a few of those little gems bel ... Read on »
Staying Hydrated During Winter Training by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Winter training and racing feels great. The cool dry weather makes you feel like you could run for days, especially if you live in hot/humid locations where the Summer ... Read on »
101 Things To Do In 2012 by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We are a few days into the New Year and I've already read a myriad of recent blogs related to 101 things to do in 2012. They all have the traditional: lose weight, stop smok ... Read on »
Battling The 2012 Resolution Revolution by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running To gym or not to gym, that is the question... and that question is particularly appropriate during the first couple of weeks of the year when the world decides to make a ... Read on »
How To Test Your Endurance Level by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There are many ways to test your endurance, many mathematical equations that will give you a finite number that you then apply to your age, height, sex, and/or other paramet ... Read on »
2011: My Best Year Yet by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The 2011 season of training and racing was less about training and racing and more about not training and not racing. It was an interesting year with exciting life challeng ... Read on »
Running Away from Cramps and Mind Games by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Finally, a run that I wasn't completely horrified about. I took to the hills again today and instead of shooting pains through my calves I found a new stride that felt mo ... Read on »
Walking when You want to RUN! by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got started a little late today which meant the sun was coming up and the heat was on. The first 10 minutes were not terrible, but I stopped to stretch my calves after h ... Read on »
Top 3 Areas for Leg Soreness from Running by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I always seem to write about running on sore legs. I guess it is because I always seem have sore legs at the beginning of a training cycle. Over time, you learn some trick ... Read on »
The First Run Back by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I laced up the shoes this morning and was out the door by 5:30am. A bit later than my early runs last summer, but at least I was up and heading for the run. After abou ... Read on »
How to Start a Marathon Program from Scratch by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm a runner, or at least I was about 3 months ago. As a runner, you run. As a runner who takes a break for 3 months, you're still a runner... just a runner on vacation ... Read on »
Running Etiquette: When Slow Training Runs Go Fast by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tonight I got home from work thinking I was going to have a nice run along the trail at a slow easy pace. At about the 1/2 mile marker I noticed there was an echo to each s ... Read on »
A Mileage Ramp Up - Run Training Plan by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been resting, stretching, and strengthening my hamstrings and back for weeks now and I'm finally starting to get back into running. That is great news... but at times ... Read on »