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Do Hard Things! -Interview with Steve Magness

In this podcast episode we speak with Steve Magness -performance coach and author of the book ‘Do Hard Things -Why we get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness’. 

In this interview Steve shares what we often get wrong about resilience; the 4 Pillars of Toughness; and mental tricks runners can use to get through a long run or marathon.

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Listener Q&A (feat. Running Rogue)

In this podcast episode we are joined by fellow podcaster Chris McClung from Running Rogue to answer questions sent in from audience members.

Questions include: how late in life can you PR?; VO2 Max; how maintenance plans work; training for back to back marathons; when to do Yasso 800s; thoughts on processed fuels; and how much strength-training to do during the taper.  Enjoy!  Continue Reading →

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Interview with Dr. Tamanna Singh, Sports Cardiologist

In this podcast episode we speak with Dr. Tamanna Singh -a Sports Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic, marathoner, vegan, and contributor to Runner’s World magazine. 

In this interview you will learn how heart rate variability works; how to safely return to marathon training post-covid; the impact of alcohol on performance, and more! 

Tamanna is also one of our coaching clients, currently working with Coach Nicole.

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Marathon Success story with Bill Drinkward

In this podcast episode we bring you a marathon success story with Bill Drinkward -a coaching client from Bend, Oregon.

Bill shares how he went from a disastrous DNF at the Honolulu Marathon to getting smarter in his training and qualifying for Boston.

He recently completed his first 50 trail ultra in 9 hours and 59 minutes!

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Interview with Dave Proctor Record Setting Run Across Canada

Dave Proctor after falling and hitting his head 41 days into his 67 day run across Canada. Photo credit: Vera Neverkevich

In this podcast episode we speak with ultra runner Dave Proctor (one tough cowboy!) who ran coast to coast across Canada 🇨🇦 in 67 days (4,448 miles) and broke the Trans-Canada record. Dave provides a unique look into the endurance mindset -that will help you get through challenges of your own. Continue Reading →

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Interview with Tommie Runz

In this podcast episode we speak with fellow podcaster Thomas Bailey, AKA Tommie Runz, who in 2017 decided to get sober and change his life.

He found a love for long distance running and ran his second marathon in 2:48.

(I had a chance to co-host a live event with Tommie, Carrie Tollefson, Meb Keflezighi, Emily Sisson, and Emma Bates at the Boston Marathon)

At the end of the episode Trevor and I share a final recap of our 39 day road trip in Europe.

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Interview with Molly Huddle and Sara Slattery

In this podcast episode we speak with 2X Olympian Molly Huddle and 2X NCAA Champion and cross-country coach Sara Slattery about what they learned from interviewing 50 top female distance runners.

Molly and Sara share how runners, especially women, can have long term success in our sport. They also discuss running during pregnancy and post-pregnancy. Their new book is called How She Did It.

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Race Recap: Running in the French Alps 🇫🇷

In this podcast episode we take you along with us to France as we recap the beautiful but rugged ‘Marathon du Mont-Blanc’ that ascends up to 2,540 meters (8333.333 feet) above 
the town of Chamonix.  

Hear soundbites from Trevor’s “sufferfest” in the Alps and get inspired to do epic stuff!  

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The Stress Episode -All About Cortisol

In this podcast episode we speak with lifestyle physician Dr. Darren Clair about the stress hormone cortisol. Why are we more stressed out than our ancient ancestors and what can we as runners do about it? Plus, we share an update from our roadtrip in Europe and Trevor tells a story about being stuck in “airport hell”.

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Interview with Erin Azar aka Mrs Space Cadet

In this podcast episode we speak with Erin Azar -the mother of 3 who became an internet sensation after sharing hilarious videos of training for her first marathon as a, “slightly overweight person who drinks too much beer”.

If you’ve ever struggled in your running I know you’ll resonate with what Erin has to share.

Erin Azar (Mrs. Space Cadet) has attracted over 700,000 followers and 31 million likes on TikTok.  She refers to herself as an “expert struggle runner and struggle lifer” and her goal is to make running more approachable for beginners. Continue Reading →

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Success Story with Jamie Tizzard: How Running Can Change Your Life

In this podcast episode we speak with Jamie Tizzard -a mother of two from southern California who has been completing our virtual run challenges. 

In 2020 she found herself scrolling through Facebook and responded to an ad for the 100 Mile Challenge.

It was the push she needed to get off the couch, become a runner, drop 75 pounds, and start running in-person races.

Jamie now runs 6 miles 5 times per week and has improved her running pace from a 15 minute mile to a 9:30 minute mile. She finished the Orange County Half Marathon in 2:05:07!  

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