When it gets hot, it’s smart to switch to heart rate training

June 14th, 2017 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Training | 7 Comments »

Training using heart-rate zones: what is it, how to do it, and what are the downsides


Am I going to die if I run hard?

February 3rd, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | 3 Comments »

“I am training for Boston marathon,” I explain to the man who inquired, incredulous, what was I doing out in my tights and light jacket in -24 C weather. Ah, he knows about marathon: […]


There’s no such thing as proper running form

January 27th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | 2 Comments »

Running used to be a simple sport. I remember times when all it took was a pair of sneakers – any kind that felt comfortable on feet. No one cared how their foot landed on […]


Running bare

January 20th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

The training plan calls for an 11-mile run. The race I’m training for is in the US, so I train in miles, instead of kilometers. It’s easier to get used to the pace and […]


Running away from Alzheimer’s

January 13th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

A friend of mine turned fifty recently. I teased him mercilessly about his becoming a half-centenarian. He hummed “Forever Young” before turning to remind me: “You’ll be my age in three months.” Suddenly, the […]


When the mind is tired, legs get heavy

January 6th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Holidays are finally behind us, and life is – or will soon be – back to normal. If you’ve stayed away from running during the Christmas and New Year’s madness, you probably traded a […]


Forget resolutions, set goals instead

December 23rd, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Shortly after new year’s holiday last year I overheard a conversation in the cafeteria at work. Two colleagues were talking over platefuls of leftover New Year’s cake. “What did you get for Christmas?” one […]