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Optimizing Your Diet for Peak Performance with Pip Taylor

Our guest today is a nutritionist and authority on using proper nutritional habits to get your body race day ready. Her name is Pip Taylor, a professional dietitian, sports dietitian, and triathlete. She has been competing internationally... 

How RunnersConnect Half Marathon Training Plans Compare to Other Popular Programs

Choosing the right half marathon training plan can be a difficult endeavor. If you’re a beginner, it’s a matter of trusting the plan to help you stay injury-free and run the full distance on race day. The challenge... 

Can a Tuning Fork Detect a Stress Fracture?

There are two words that strike fear into any runner. When something hurts and you know in your heart that this is something serious, you hope and pray that it is not this, you know, the one that will put you in a boot for 6... 

Inside the Mind of Coach to Olympians Dennis Barker

I try to listen to your requests for podcast guests. One request that comes up often is to interview other coaches who are interested in sharing their coaching philosophies. Another is to hear from elite athletes to find out... 

Track Doesn’t Have to Be For Just Younger Runners. Read Our Masters Guide

On an anecdotal level, most masters runners tend to gravitate toward longer events—marathons and ultras seem to be a good fit for older runners who maybe don’t have as much “snap” in their legs as when they were younger. Sure,... 

When Running and Comedy Collide- Liz Miele

Today’s guest is someone who brings fun to the sport but isn’t looking into breaking a world record. Liz Miele is a seasoned marathon runner, a stand-up comedian at Comedy Central including “Live at Gotham”, she’s been... 

Sick & Tired of Struggling Through Your Training? This May Be Why

Did you know that Barack Obama only wears two colors of suits? It’s not because he’s sartorially unimaginative; rather, he’s taking advantage of some of the latest psychology research on how to avoid decision... 

What This Top Podiatrist Wants You to Know About Running Injuries- Dr. Steve Pribut

Dr. Steve Pribut will be bringing something new to the table and you’re going to love it. A Podiatrist based in Washington D.C., he mainly specializes in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Aside from that he is also a well-known... 

What You Need to Know About Kinesiology Tape for Runners

As a runner, chances are you are already familiar with kinesiology tape and may well have personal experience regarding its use. For the unacquainted, we are talking about the typically brightly coloured tape that is often seen... 

Get to Know the Run to the Top Podcast Host- Tina Muir

For today’s show, I have no guest because I am getting married in a few days! So I decided to share my story for anyone who is interested in learning more about me. I was interviewed on Marathon Training Academy a few months... 

Is the Secret to Running Injury Free Foot Core?

When you think of core exercises, what comes to mind? Probably sit-ups, planks, and back extensions. If you’re really on top of your game, you might be picturing side leg lifts, the glute bridge, and other hip strength exercises,... 

Could Running By Effort be What You Need to PR?- Michele Gonzalez

Today on the show I am excited to welcome Michele Gonzalez of the blog NYC Running Mama. First and foremost, Michele is an amazing person who puts her kids first, but also makes the time to run. She is a mother of two, Ironman... 

What Every Runner Needs to Know About How to Lose Weight- Mark Cucuzzella

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella is an accomplished marathon runner. He is also a Professor at West Virginia University, a family physician, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, the Chief Medical Consultant for the Air Force Marathon,... 

How to Run Like an Olympian in the Pool

You knew in your heart something was wrong. You knew that pain was not the kind of pain you could run through, but you pushed it aside and kept going. Soon you were in the doctors office, and they said the one word you hoped they... 

7+ Ways Cross Training Will Make You A Better, Stronger, Runner- Alan Webb, Darren Brown & Lynda Huey

I have been thinking for a while that it is time to change it up. I loved the idea of having panel of experts on at the same time, I just needed a topic that would allow it. Recently on my personal blog, I wrote about why runners...