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.

Why You Need a Running Coach article training Aug 22, 2021

Many runners believe that coaches are only for professional runners: the elite few who receive paid invitations to race events, who have sponsorships, and who are, generally speaking, faster than the rest of us.

 

The truth is coaches are for all runners. It doesn’t matter whether...

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The Call of the Trails article trail running Aug 09, 2021

Trail running is the stuff of legends. At least its origins are. The sport’s beginnings are murky and much debated among runners and sports historians.

 

Some claim the first official trail race took place in Scotland in 1,000 B.C. as a way for the king to choose a fast messenger. And...

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Mastering the Breath article breathing Jul 26, 2021

Breathing may not be something you think about often, but you’d better believe it becomes pretty front and center when you’re running. (Ever heard the phrase “sucking wind”?) Yet even though breathing is an involuntary function, that doesn’t mean you can’t...

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The Pros and Cons of a Run Streak article run streak Jul 12, 2021

A common running mantra goes something like this: Even a short run is better than no run at all. Or: No matter how little you run — or how slow you go — you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.

 

Have you said this before? If you have (or if you’ve even just...

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The Calorie Connection article lifestyle nutrition Jun 28, 2021

Many people start running because they want to lose weight. They’ve probably heard that it’s a quick and efficient way to burn calories, and they’re not wrong: According to the American Council on Exercise, running generally burns more calories per minute than basketball,...

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Is Heart Rate a Good Indicator of Fitness? article running Jun 14, 2021

It may not be one of the muscles you think about when you’re working out, but just as other muscles in the body become stronger the more you work them, so does the heart.

 

Every time you exercise, in fact, your heart muscle becomes more efficient at pumping blood through the body,...

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