Chicago Marathon to Cheer on Mr. Jefferton!

Chicago Marathon to Cheer on Mr. Jefferton!

Nathan, Craig, Jeff and I arrived in Chicago late Friday night. Jeff is racing the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, looking to notch another big PR. I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to watch him race/PR in person. Plus, and equally exciting, Grandma and Grandpa were willing to watch Greta for the weekend, so it’s a…

Ask the Coach – Answers

Ask the Coach – Answers

ASK THE COACH – ANSWERS! What are your thoughts on carb-loading (or depleting and then loading?)? Short answer: I am a huge proponent of the 3-3 depletion/load method for my competitive marathoners! Exceptions: athletes that already have a very “hot” metabolism.  First, background: For the marathon, stored glycogen is key. The more you can have available to you…