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From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Chicago Marathon: The Insider’s Guide with Carey Pinkowski

Carey Pinkowski – Executive Director Chicago Marathon In 2019 the Chicago Marathon will be held on Sunday, October 13 and in this episode, we are privileged to have Carey Pinkowski, Executive Director of the Bank of America... 

Instant Coaching with Artificial Intelligence: Racefox Co-founder Magnus Jonsson

How Artificial Intelligence Can Make You a Better Runner What is it about runners and data? Do we love data because it’s simply the most tangible evidence of our abilities? Is it just another way to extend our run experience... 

Increasing Mileage: How to get faster without getting hurt

One of the oldest gems of wisdom among runners is that more mileage is better for your performance. But, perhaps equally old wisdom holds that more mileage also increases your risk of getting hurt—especially if you pile on a... 

Michael Wardian: SF Marathon and World Marathon Challenge Winner

Michael Wardian – Running Tirelessly The San Francisco Marathon is one of those bucket list races for most road runners. Running across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is such a unique and wonderful experience. Circumnavigating... 

5 Keys for all Beginner Runners

Seasoned runners make it look easy, but the truth of the matter is that starting a running routine is hard work. Beginning runners have a lot of distance to cover until their new endeavor becomes habitual. In the miles between,... 

Miles to Go With Dean Karnazes: Running for the Soul

Dean Karnazes – Running For Good Dean Karnazes is considered a living legend to many of us runners. TIME magazine named him one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World.” and Men’s Fitness hailed him as... 

Are Watches and Pods that Measure Bio-Mechanics Accurate? Can They Help Prevent Injuries?

It wasn’t so long ago that the only “wearable tech” you needed for training was a digital stopwatch. Now, GPS is practically mandatory if you want to get accurate splits during your workouts and races. On top of that, there’s... 

Love Running? Another Take on How to Start Your Own Running Business with Runners Connect Founder Jeff Gaudette

Start a running business? Jeff Gaudette talks about another type Last week we had guests Misa Dugally, Jeff Stokes, and Katie Ownbey talk about starting their running business, STRIDE which is a franchise type of business, geared... 

Love Running? Start a Running Business with Misa, Katie, and Jeff

Katie Ownby, Misa Dugally, Jeff Stokes – run with STRIDE How many of us love running so much that we would LOVE to quit our day jobs and start running for work and play? It’s not simple and certainly not easy, but many... 

Why Fatigue is a Necessary Part of Training and How to Manage It

Training is like trying to walk a tight rope. You need to balance putting in grueling workouts and mileage with the ability to let your body recover. Favor one aspect too heavily and you’ll either have a poor performance from... 

Mental Toughness: How It Can Improve Your Running with Dr. Michele Ufer

Mental toughness can improve your running Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and New York Yankees catcher, Yogi Berra, is quoted as saying, “Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.”  He could just...