Do you ever struggle with exhaustion?
Whether you’re running or just going through the activities of daily life, there might be some issues that you’re dealing with that can make you feel “not quite right”.
You already know the physical benefits of running, and if you run, you also know that there are countless emotional and mental benefits. From boosting creativity and productivity, to fostering a sense of organization, taking up running, particularly distance running, can impact your life profoundly.
Today’s guest, Dr. Jason Karp, holds many running accolades, including having been the youngest collegiate coach at the age of 24. In addition, he holds three degrees in exercise physiology. Today he talks to us about his book, The Inner Runner.
Some of the topics that you’ll hear discussed include:
● Why Jason wrote his book, and what the process was like.
Although running is an individual sport, do you sometimes wish you had the camaraderie of a team?
Michael Horvath, today’s guest, founded Strava, an online community for runners and other athletes. Through tracking, Strava is able to help you connect to other athletes and also compiles some interesting data, such as what time of day people tend to run and which cities have the most active or fastest residents.
Michael got his start with rowing, then moved onto triathlon and running after he got out of college. He founded Strava (which, by the way, means “strive” in Swedish) in 2009 and now it is an international success.
Some of the topics we’ll explore with Michael today include:
● Michael’s journey to w [...]
After a career in international journalism, Chris, who is fascinated by the human body, wrote Born to Run, an international bestseller that is being made into a movie starring Matthew McConaughey.
His most recent book, Natural Born Heroes, is a national bestseller. Chris is a fascinating speaker, and I’m sure you will love every minute of today’s episode.
Some of the topics that we cover include:
● What Chris has been up to since the last time we talked, about a year ago.
● Lessons Chris has learne [...]
We are talking to Ted Jaleta, aworld-class masters runner and former Ethiopian refugee who is now a citizen ofCanada. Ted is now a motivational speaker, a Hall of Fame athlete, and a formerwinner of the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. He has carried the Olympic torch and hasreceived an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. In short, his story of how heovercame leaving a war-torn country on his own is inspirational.
Today Ted talks to us about how it was to leave Ethiopia andsettle in a new country. He also shares his advice for people who are havingtrouble seeing positivity in their own lives.
Some of the topics discussed include:
● Ted’s background in Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, and finallyCanada