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149: Gretchen Rubin and Your Habits [Part 2/2]

We continue with part two of the conversation with Gretchen Rubin. Gretchen and I dive into how our habits impact our lives without even realizing it sometimes. We talk a lot about really getting clear on what works for you and what doesn’t. Gretchen even reveals a habit that she keeps reading and hearing about…


148: Gretchen Ruben and Your Tendency [Part 1/2]

She’s here! Best-selling author, Gretchen Rubin, discusses how knowing your tendency helps you not only understand yourself, but also those around you. We have a fun conversation around how Gretchen was inspired to create the Tendency Quiz and the four types of tendencies. Our two-part conversation took place at the July Podcast Movement in Chicago.…


147: How to Use a Daily Practice to Take on New Challenges

The best way to do something is to just do it, right? This sounds so easy, but sometimes, or perhaps a lot of the time, that just isn’t the case. Artist Ori Bengal is here to talk about how he uses the mindset of comparing himself, and an inner belief that he can get better,…


146: Running on Puns with Storyteller Robin Gelfenbien

Are you ready to laugh and perhaps cry at the same time? Then you’re in luck. I met Robin Gelfenbien at a Shankminds Mastermind and knew that she had to come on the podcast, because she is that funny—and punny for that matter. Robin talks about how being bullied really fueled her drive to become…

Erin Taylor

145: Why You Need Yoga for Running with Erin Taylor, RYT

Yah, yah, we know we need yoga, but we want to run and get that endorphin high. This is so true, but sometimes if we don’t slow down and honor our parasympathetic nervous systems, it can make our running plans come to a screeching halt (been there and presently overcoming that)!  And it’s not about…

Mark Remy

144: Running on Fun and Laughter w/ Mark Remy

Looking for a running buddy who is going to make you laugh, give you great tips, and talk about the state of running? Then you’ve come to the right place! Mark Remy is hysterical as he shares why he wrote The Runner’s Rule Book: Everything a Runner Needs to Know—And Then Some, Runners of North…

Meaghan Nana-Sinkam (8_2016)

143: Speed Training & Zone 2 Training with Meaghan Nana-Sinkam

Come for a “run” with my dear friend Meaghan Nana-Sinkam (she’s been on five episodes and is an unofficial producer), and hear how a Special Challenge through the Sub-30 Facebook club changed her way of training. We discuss fuel, weight gain/maintenance/loss when it comes to running, what ultra runners may know that street runners don’t,…

david webner and des linden

142: Olympian Desiree Linden & Sports Medicine Doctor David Webner, MD

She’s here! Two-time Olympian, Desiree Linden, shares with us how she overcame an injury that resulted in aa Did Not Finish (DNF) in the 2012 London Marathon, to qualify for the Olympic team again! All I have to say is MINDSET, MINDSET, MINDSET. This interview will give you chills and the inspiration to go after…

Chris Ramsey

141: How to Make Running a Lifestyle with High School Running Coach Chris Ramsey

It’s a small world after all. Chris Ramsey, my grade school teacher and grade school running coach, has coached fourteen state championship teams for girls high school cross country and track and field. On top of that, he has four kids, eight grandchildren, and his daughter, Serena Ramsey Burla, finished eighth at the US Olympics…