197: The 5 Keys to Consistency
How do you know if you are being consistent? Is it running 5 days a week? 6 days? Running hard? Running easy all the time? Truth is... consistency looks a little different for everyone. In this episode, we talk...View Episode
196: Benefits of Different Recovery Periods During a Workout
We talk all the time about recovering after a hard workout. Recovery is needed for adaptation, so sleep and nutrition matter. What about the recovery during a workout? How long should you break for during an...View Episode
195: The Must-Knows of Base Building
Runners often talk about a base-building phase as though high mileage is the only component. They think of it only as a build up to a longer race, or as something they might “need” to do. Maybe you’ve heard the term...View Episode
194: Pacing for Racing
Have you ever crossed the finish line thinking you should have gone faster because you are not that tired? Have you ever begged for the finish line to be a few miles closer because you went out way too fast? Today...View Episode
193: Overcome Pre-Race Anxiety
Races are starting to come back onto the schedule. Whether it is a smaller local race or a major marathon with thousands of runners, racing is returning. With racing can come a major issue for many runners - pre-race...View Episode
192: When To Quit
Quitting. It’s something we never want to do, but are there times when that might be the best option? How do we know when to push through or pull the plug? In this week's episode, we answer this and some other...View Episode
191: How Do Body Image and Gender Stereotypes Affect Runners?
How do you see your body? Do you use positive or negative words to describe yourself? When we assess our physical body, we generally do so as a comparison to some image in our head. In this episode, we want to...View Episode
190: Fueling and Nutrition for Runners with Kristy Baumann
As runners, we understand that food is more than simple nutrition. Food is fuel. While many runners struggle with their poor relationship with food, the bottom line is that you can't optimize your run and training...View Episode
189: Running in the Middle
Many runners head out for a run without worrying about pace or effort. They take off and run and they finish pretty tired. They fall victim to the moderate effort trap. They never run that hard, but they never run...View Episode
188: How Much Recovery Do I Need?
Running is hard and as much as a good inspirational message or video can make you want to run up a mountain, sometimes we just need to recover. Sometimes recovery looks like some extra sleep and an off day, but...View Episode
187: Listener Q&A: Being "Race Fit" and The Benefits of Different Shoes
In order to consider different shoes for different race distances, you have to decide what the purpose of the race is? The same consideration comes up when you decide that you would like to always be “race fit.” Can...View Episode
186: Should You Adjust Your Running Form?
There are so many different runners out on the roads and trails and they all run with a somewhat different look. You can often pick out friends and family from quite a distance after you have run with them awhile. ...View Episode