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.

036: Overcoming Running Fatigue - Mind vs. Body podcast running May 17, 2018

 

 

Why am I so tired?

Runners know what it is like to be tired.  As real life runners, with jobs, families, and other responsibilities, we definitely know what it is like to be tired.  But what exactly is fatigue?

Scientists used to try to figure out what exercise-induced...

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How to Use the Final Surge Coaching App coaching May 16, 2018

 

Today, let's talk about Final Surge.  It is an awesome app that we use to coach all of our clients, to make sure that you have your workouts right at your fingertips with no headaches.  

After you purchase a training plan or personalized coaching from us, the next step is to...

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035: Food Is More Than Fuel food podcast May 10, 2018

 

 

 What is food?  Food is fuel, but food is so much more than just fuel.  Food describes who we are, where we come from, and how we live our lives.  The choices that we make about our food are far-reaching and say a lot about us.

 In today's episode we talk...

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034: Running Unplugged podcast running May 03, 2018

 

 

Maybe you are one of those runners that never leaves the house without headphones.  Maybe you are one of those runners who can't stand the idea of having something in your ears.  We have each been both of those runners at one point in our running journey.  Which one...

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033: When A Race Doesn't Go Well podcast running Apr 26, 2018

 

 

Sometimes racing goes well.  We have that day when we hit a PR and all is right in the world.  Then there are those days when it doesn't.  We don't hit our goal, we don't PR, and we feel like crap.  

Kevin had one of those races this weekend and today we talk...

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032: When More Doesn't Make You Better podcast running Apr 19, 2018

 

 

In a world where everyone wants more all the time, is that really what is best?  When is more a good thing, and when is more just, more?

This is a big pitfall for a lot of runners.  People get better and faster when they start adding more miles or more speed work, so they...

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031: Running for Weight Loss food podcast running Apr 12, 2018

 

 

We all want to look good, feel strong, and be in good shape.  That's why a lot of people start running in the first place.  However, while some people naturally lose weight in the process, it's not so easy for others.

What gives?  If we start running, shouldn't the...

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030: Rebuilding After Injury injury podcast running Apr 05, 2018

 

 

Injury.  The runner’s nemesis. Sometimes it is avoidable.  Other times, it is not. Sometimes we trip and fall.  Sometimes the injury is a result of overtraining. Either way, many runners will find themselves needing to rebuild their mileage after injury.  ...

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029: Are You Stretching Correctly? podcast running stretching Mar 29, 2018

 

Make sure you stretch so you don’t get hurt!  Sometimes there is sage wisdom that can stand the test of time.  Other times, it’s just a training method that has been passed down for years without anyone actually questioning the point.  As real life runners, we...

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028: The Highs and Lows of New Runners and What Experienced Runners Can Learn From Them podcast running Mar 22, 2018

 

 

In this episode, we discuss the benefits and difficulties that come from being a new runner.  While new runners are able to quickly adapt to new stresses on the body, everything is a new stress and that greatly increases the chance of an injury.  

New runners tend to get...

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027: Current Eating Trends food podcast Mar 15, 2018

 

 

There are so many terms floating around in the world of food nowadays - paleo, vegan, vegetarian, plant-based - what the heck do they all mean?  In this episode, we try to provide some clarity on several terms inside the food and diet community.  

As a teacher, I often...

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026: Finding Your Motivation motivation podcast Mar 08, 2018

 

 

When it comes to getting anything done in our day, we need a reason.  The more challenging and new a task is, the greater reason, motivation, and focus we need to accomplish that task.  So many people are able to start a new exercise plan or healthy eating lifestyle, but...

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