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.

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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177: How To Have Your Best Running Year Ever challenge week goals and plans Dec 31, 2020

There is no argument that 2020 is a very challenging year for us. But the uncertainties and difficulties that we faced actually can be a catalyst for bringing forward the best in us as we look ahead to 2021. Angie and Kevin are here to help you reflect on, and learn about the ways that you need...

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176: What 2020 Has Taught Us About Running gratitude Dec 24, 2020

As we approach the end of 2020, many people are bidding good riddance to a year like no other.  Prior to goal setting for 2021, which is important to set up a great year, we need to take some time to reflect on what happened this past year.  Before we brush off the year and dismiss the...

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175: Make Running More Fun (and Get Results!) effort levels and pacing Dec 17, 2020

Many runners head out during the week to see how fast they can run. Others take all of their runs at too comfortable of a pace, unsure of how to incorporate speed or wary of injury. Neither path leads to great success. Whether you are looking to run faster, feel stronger, or just improve...

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What to Know about Running During Pregnancy strength Dec 14, 2020

Despite what well-meaning family members or friends may have told you, running while pregnant is generally considered safe. And staying active while you’re pregnant can help you feel better, both physically and mentally.

 

If you were a runner prior to pregnancy, you don’t have...

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