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Today we’re talking about the weight loss aspect of running. We’re talking with Katie Foster who’s lost 125 pounds from running and has become an inspiration to runners and non-runners alike. She has some great advice. She’s best known for her Runs for Cookies blog and chronicles her journey and her ups and downs and really is inspiring.
“I was willing to only do changes that I could make forever.” - Katie
Katie talks with us about how making a list of the changes you intend to make could be the difference between temporary and permanent results, how to still [...]
Life as an elite runner isn’t what you would expect; even the fastest and most dedicated runners can lose their passion. Our guest was a runner at the University of Oregon, which is an amazing opportunity and every collegiate runners dream. But the pressure was on, and his story got interesting fast. So today is about his experience, before, during and after his collegiate life as an athlete.
“Winning as a team is something that will always stick with me.” – Luke
Luke Puskedra is an Elite runner from Sal [...]
The best runners out there still have painful, awful, days; what makes them good is that they accept that that was just a bad day. It’s not the definition of their ability or limits, and they know that tomorrow will be even better because of it. Are you ready to experience this major perspective shift?
Our guest is Tom Foreman. He’s an Emmy award winning journalist who has been in the field for over 30 years. He’s an anchor and a reporter for CNN, an author, and the ultimate comeback kid when it comes running. Today’s interview is amazing because it too [...]
My listeners always tell me how much they enjoy the variety of speakers on the show and I thought it was time to hear from someone from a different culture without access to all the newest gadgets available in the American markets. Bobby Philip is a well known Indian runner with a great story to tell.
Bobby was the first Indian to run the Boston Marathon barefoot in 2015, he has great PRs, he lives in Bangalore and works for Nokia.
Today we’re going to talk about why a Boston qualifier has become the ultimate dream come true for an Indian runner, what’s it’s like running and training in India and how he transitioned to barefoot running.
“My running career was accidental.” [...]
For many runners our ‘peak’ race seems like a lifetime ago and thanks to the temperature dropping, our motivation is at a definite low. I thought it would be a great time to bring on a motivational speaker - but he’s not just any motivational speaker. Dick Beardsley is best known for the close finish at the Boston Marathon with Alberto Salazar in 1982, which was considered the greatest marathon finish of all time.
He was inducted into the 2010 National Distance Running Hall of Fame, he’s now an international best selling author, motivational speaker, was the subject of a feature film and is often the keynote address at many events.