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010: Effort-based Running: The Pros and Cons Nov 09, 2017

 

 

What is effort-based running and what are the pros and cons?  We break it down for you in this episode.  There is definitely a good time and place for effort-based training and times when pace-driven training is more appropriate.  

In this episode you will...

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009: Clean Eating: The Very First Steps Nov 02, 2017

 

 

What is clean eating?  It's definitely a buzz word now and has become much more mainstream, but what exactly is it?

In this episode, we walk you through what clean eating is and why it is so important.  We tell you why we got into this whole thing, and share a little of...

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008: 3 Easy Tips to Start Improving your Running Today Oct 26, 2017

 

We all want to feel better while we run, and running does not have to be a chore!  Today, we discuss three things that you can start focusing on today to make your running feel better and be more efficient!  

What are these three magic things, you wonder?  Listen to this...

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007: Running Shoes - What's right for you? Oct 19, 2017

 

Some of the most common questions that we get asked are about running shoes.  What kind of shoes do we wear?  What kind of shoes should I wear?  My friend likes this type of running shoe; would that be good for me?  I was told I have flat feet, so what kind of running...

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006: Exploring the Mental Side of Running - Part 1 Oct 11, 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 05, 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! Aug 31, 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 21, 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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