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006: Exploring the Mental Side of Running - Part 1 Oct 12, 2017

For the next series of episodes, we will be discussing Matt Fitzgerald's new book, How Bad Do You Want It?

Spoiler alert:  We loved it.  Matt breaks down a very important topic in sports psychology: how our brain mind can either improve or inhibit our running and athletic...

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005: From Hate to Love: Angie's running journey Oct 06, 2017

 

In this episode, we continue to tell you a little bit more about who we are and how we got to where we are today.  We both have very different stories and running journeys and are very different runners, but we also have a lot in common.  We both have a love for running...

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004: The Evolution of a Father Runner: Kevin's story Oct 05, 2017

 In this episode, we tell you a little bit more about who we are and how we got to where we are today.  We both have very different stories and running journeys and are very different runners, but we also have a lot in common.  We both have a love for running (which was...

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003: Strength Training: The Why, what, and how Sep 28, 2017

 

STRENGTH TRAINING: Why is it important for runners and what are some key exercises to focus on?

In this episode, we dive into strength training for runners: the why, what, and how.  There has been a big push in the running community towards strength training as a regular part of our...

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002: Carbo-loading vs. Fat-adapted training: What's the right way and should you try it? Sep 28, 2017

So, what’s the deal with carbo loading?  Is it what we should be doing as runners?  If so, what’s the best (and worst way to do it?)  

Then there’s the new buzz in the running community about fat-adapted training, ketogenic diets, and becoming a...

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001: Quality vs. Quantity: In our running, health, and relationships Sep 28, 2017

Hey there!  Thanks so much for tuning in to our first episode of the Real Life Runners podcast!

In this episode, we dig into the concept of quality vs. quantity, and how that topic can relate to running, our health, and our relationships.  It’s a topic of debate in all of these...

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My Favorite Exercise for Preventing Low Back Pain! Sep 01, 2016

Back pain.  It affects 80% of people at some point in their lives.  It is the most common form of pain that people experience, causing people to miss work, lose wages, and change their lifestyle to avoid exacerbating the pain.  They have to give up things that they love to do...

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Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes Aug 22, 2016

 

These are so good!!  We have pancakes every Sunday, so today I thought I would mix it up and try a new recipe.  We were all glad that I did!  The soaked oats give it an awesome nutty flavor and more hearty texture.  

Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

Makes about 12...

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Power Balls (A great after school snack!) Aug 17, 2016

 

Are you looking for some healthy snack options for you and your kiddos to help you ditch the granola bars?  Check out these peanut butter power balls, made with just a few real food ingredients.  If you don't want to use peanut butter, feel free to substitute another nut butter...

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