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RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional

Greensboro, North Carolina
Hi! I'm Thad and I'm the host of RunnerDude's blog (http://ncrunnerdude.blogspot.com) and owner of RunnerDude's Fitness (www.runnerdudesfitness.com). I'm also an ESR (Endurance State Reporter) for PurefitRadio.com and I write for AmateurEndurance.com.  I'm just a regular guy that loves to... Full Bio
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Barefoot Josh—A Man on a Mission by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few months ago, an interesting young fella joined me and my running buddyDenafor an 18-miler. What made this fella—Josh Sutcliffe —so interesting was his bare feet. I've hea ... Read on »
Be a Healthy Role Model For Your Kids—Run! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the best ways to ensure a healthy lifestyle for your kids is to live by example. My daughter just recently emerged from the mysterious, dark, oddly scary, sometimes de ... Read on »
Be Safe. Be SEEN! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the worst parts of running during the winter months is the darkness. It's dark early morning and nighttime creeps earlier and earlier. Not an excuse to stop runni ... Read on »
Beginning Runners: Take it Slow by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was excited when the newest issue of a health/nutrition magazine I get arrived the other day. As I was skimming the table of contents I saw an article about a beginning ... Read on »
Beginning Running Group by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's almost that time again! The next RunnerDude's Fitness Beginning Running Group will start on Tuesday, October 18th. This 12-week program will have you completing 3.1 m ... Read on »
Benefits of Running As You Age? You Bet! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, my oldest child turned 19 this past weekend and I'm feeling kind of old. Of course my three kids (10, 15, and 19) consistently remind me that I'll be half a century ... Read on »
Beware of the Ambition Trap! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If there's one thing that can get a runner into trouble, it's ambition. Now don't get me wrong. There's nothing wrong with being ambitious. Ambition has built sky scrapers ... Read on »
BibFOLIO! A Great Gift for Runners! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I can't believe it. In just a couple of months it will yet again be gift buying time. Runners can often be hard to buy for, especially if they wear a particular shoe or pa ... Read on »
Blue Ridge Marathon Announces Foot Levelers as Title Sponsor by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running New partnership will extend the reach of  “America’s Toughest Road Marathon” Organizers of the Blue Ridge Marathon , America’s Toughest Road M ... Read on »
Boost Your Immune System During Race Training by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How many times have you been training hard for a race only to get a cold or the "bug" the last few weeks before the race. There's often a fine line between building up y ... Read on »
Caffeine—Friend of Foe? by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Many a runner swear that downing a cup-a-Joe before running helps performance. I too am a coffee aficionado and you probably wouldn't want to be around me before I've ... Read on »
Calf-Strengthening Workout for Runners by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A reader of the blog, Wendy, motivated me to write this post and make the related video workout. Wendy contacted me and wanted to know what she could do for a "blown Achil ... Read on »
Calling All Running Chefs! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last month, I posted about a great new energy bar called 3BAR . 3BAR is the creation of Erin DeMarines a competitive triathlete, certified nutritional consultant, certi ... Read on »
Carb-Loading Made Easy by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Information about the carb-loading phase of marathon training can often be conflicting and confusing. Make a copy of the Carb-Loading Made Easy info below and post it on your ... Read on »
Cast Your Vote for the Ugliest Runner's Feet ! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Drum roll please...brace yourselves for some pretty gnarly looking feet! Below are the brave souls who bared their soles for the chance to win a $75 RunningWarehouse.com ... Read on »
CEP Running Progressive Compression Socks: Maximize Performance and Recover Quicker Too! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been a big believer in compression socks for several years now. My brand of choice is CEP Socks . I've mainly used them for recovery from regular long runs as well as t ... Read on »
Champion Listens to Real Everyday Runners! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of my favorite athletic clothing brands, Champion, is located right down the road from me in Winston-Salem, N.C. Actually as I sit here writing this post, I'm wearing a ... Read on »
Champion Running Clothes—Affordable, Comfortable & Effective! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Back in January, I featured a post on a great program sponsored by Champion—the Champion Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab provides a group of real everyday runners some ... Read on »
CHANGE—It's a Good Thing! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Many of you know that I'm about halfway through a pretty intense 6-month personal trainer and nutrition consultant certification program. It's all a part of my life-career ch ... Read on »