The Real Life Runners Podcast

Tying Running and Health Into a Fun and Family-Centered Life

with Angie & Kevin Brown

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The Real Life Runners Podcast is hosted by Angie and Kevin Brown who coached hundreds of runners all around the world for over a decade. In each episode, you're going to start learning how to make yourself a better runner, better parent, better friend, better partner, and a better person. The lessons that Angie and Kevin learn from running can carry over into all aspects of your life, and together, we are here to explore those connections through current research, experiences, and stories from real people out on the roads and trails, just like you.

187: Listener Q&A: Being "Race Fit" and The Benefits of Different Shoes ask me anything Feb 25, 2021

In order to consider different shoes for different race distances, you have to decide what the purpose of the race is?  The same consideration comes up when you decide that you would like to always be “race fit.”  Can you pull out your optimum race performance if you have a...

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Etiquette 101 for Runners running Feb 22, 2021

Ever wondered which side of the sidewalk you should use to pass another runner, or whether that person who never waves to you when he runs by is truly in the zone or just being rude?

When you’re out on a run, you’re usually tuned into a million things — your pace, your music,...

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186: Should You Adjust Your Running Form? running form Feb 18, 2021

There are so many different runners out on the roads and trails and they all run with a somewhat different look.  You can often pick out friends and family from quite a distance after you have run with them awhile.  Do the small differences in form really make a big difference in...

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185: A Runner's Journey Through Infertility and Pregnancy interviews Feb 15, 2021

In today’s bonus episode, we speak with one of our Real Life Runners, Angelica Flanigan, about her running journey during pregnancy and infertility. Angelica shares her story about her secondary infertility, how she bravely faced this challenge and found a good balance in her running.

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184: 6 Mistakes Most Runners Are Making running form Feb 11, 2021

Running seems so simple.  It’s at the center of most sports.  Kids do it so easily.  It takes relatively little equipment.  Yet, beyond running is training to run, and that is a little more complex.  The wrong approach can lead to frustration, injury, and...

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Running's Benefits on the Brain mindset Feb 08, 2021

If you don’t already use running as a form of therapy yourself, you’ve probably at least heard it described that way by someone you know. Many runners swear by the mood-boosting benefits of running, and some doctors are even beginning to recommend it as a frontline treatment for mild...

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183: Why Should Runners Strength Train strength training Feb 04, 2021

Runners tend to fall into two categories when it comes to strength training, love or hate.  While some runners cherish strength days to feel stronger and tone their body, others would much rather be logging some extra miles.  In this episode, we talk about the dangers of both camps and...

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182: Fitting Running Into Your Life plans and goals Jan 28, 2021

How often do you reach the end of the day or the workweek and wonder what happened?  Where did the time go?  How did you get so little accomplished when you had such big plans?  Maybe tomorrow, maybe next week, maybe when this current thing is completed and I have more...

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181: The Need for Speed effort levels and pacing Jan 22, 2021

Remember when you were a kid and you used to just sprint from place to place without worrying that you would get tired?  Remember the thrill of flying down a hill or running across a beach?  Can you think back to the excitement of running so fast that you were not sure if your feet...

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180: Let Your Intuition Guide You with Erin Gallardo interviews Jan 18, 2021

In today’s bonus episode, we speak with one of our Real Life Runners, Erin Gallardo, about her running journey and her quest to find her intuition through running. Erin shares how her running journey has helped her to grow into the person that she is today, and how achieving her...

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179: Think Your Way to a Better Run mindset and motivation Jan 14, 2021

Wouldn’t it be great if we could simply decide to have a better run or a better race or even a better life and it would just happen?  Controlling our perspective on what is happening around us really does affect how our life plays out.  Just as two people can see the same...

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178: Set Better Goals goals and plans Jan 07, 2021

Goal setting is super popular at this time of the year.  It can come with some apprehension causing us to create smaller goals than we should.  On the other hand, it can come with a bold ambition that may stretch beyond our limits.  In this episode we discuss goals.  Big...

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