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Run Your Best

Though many successful runners have achieved greatness in the sport via self-coaching systems, almost all of us could benefit from the guidance, support, and “second brain” benefits that derive from outside resources. That’s what I hope to achieve through my running coach programs.

Whether you are a first-time marathon or half-marathon athlete, someone looking to get back into running after a prolonged break due to injury or “life”, or a seasoned racer hoping to bridge to your ultimate potential, engaging with a running coach can help hone your physical and mental fitness and help you stay on target to reach your running goals.

I have a variety of programs, systems, and levels of engagement with which I can help you on your journey to running prowess. I am also happy to work with you to craft a program tailored to your individual level of fitness, time constraints, and desired targets and help get you there through my time-tested processes and running systems.

Let’s work together to help you become the best runner you can be!

Art's Approach on Competitive Fire

Learn more about Art’s full suite of running coach programs to engage the system that will work best for you. Reach your running and personal goals with Art:

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Live Your Dreams

In a quiet moment at this time of year, we might find ourselves dreaming about running well in an upcoming race. But the word “dreaming” has many different meanings: we could be spending our time generating a powerful vision and intention for the future, or we could just be daydreaming and fantasizing.
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Romancing Roger Bannister

The fifties were an incredible period for pioneering feats of physical excellence, a time when the four-minute mile became a household phrase. The official four-minute barrier had daunted runners for generations and was spoken of by some as an insurmountable barrier that was physiologically impossible. Roger had high hopes of breaking through it, with the eyes of the world watching, so that others might follow.
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Rocky Mountain High: Running & Addiction

Being an elite athlete -- or a world-class artist or musician -- or a ground-breaking scientist, for that matter -- requires passion and dedication. And there's often a fine line between a healthy, productive enthusiasm or even "obsession" for an activity that we love; and, on the other hand, a compulsion or addiction that ends up being mentally, emotionally or physically damaging. When is "too much of a good thing" a good thing -- and when is it simply too much? 
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Mid-Winter Slump Busting

February has come, mid-winter doldrums have set in, and you're running resolutions are starting to slide. Sound about right? Take heart! The days ARE getting longer. (Spring is just seven weeks away!)
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Crafting Meaningful Running Resolutions

Temporal milestones like New Year's Day often serve to make us more introspective and inspire us to review our life progress and to decide how to proceed. But experts suggest that folks are more likely to persevere and prosper if they launch goals at a time that is personally meaningful to them.
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“How Long?… Not Long!”

Neuroscience has shown that the repetitive motions and complex cognitive functions of running can trigger neurotransmitters, chemicals that boost the brain’s connectivity, thought patterns and decision-making—human qualities that are often compromised by the stress of life, especially in these troubled political times. Meanwhile, spiritual traditions remind us that turning our attention outward, from self-concern to the welfare of others, is the key to peace, love, and sanity.
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