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Intentions & Goals (1_2017)

166: How to Ingeniously Set Intentions and Goals

‘Tis the season to create goals, fa la la la la, la la la la. Do you need some help with this stuff, fa la la la la, la la la la. Now it’s time to create the goals, fa la la, la la la, la la la. Hear the podcast where you find more,…

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165: Running Around the World with Dean Karnazes

Our friend, also known as Cousin Dean, is back on the show. Dean Karnazes runs by to discuss his fourth book, The Road to Sparta: Reliving the Ancient Battle and Epic Run That Inspired the World’s Greatest Footrace, and he debunks one of the biggest myths about the marathon distance. We also discuss Dean’s new…

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164: 2016 Top Episodes

It was a ton of fun looking at the number of downloaded podcast episodes released in 2016 and looking at the trends in terms of what runners like to hear most. To make things fair, I used two analytical ways of calculating the stats—straight number of downloads and also weighted values. There was even a…

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163: Dean Karnazes on Professions, Passions, and Running (Re-run)

One of the most popular episodes ever is when Dean Karnazes came by for his first run in November 2014 and discussed how he went from a white-collar job to a professional athlete, why he’s passionate about Girls on the Run, what a normal day looks like for him,, and why he’s excited by Run…

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162: Running on Mindfulness

Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed right now? The holiday season is in full swing, and sometimes being in close quarters with family members or rambunctious kids can drive you nuts. So you think, RUN! If you can relate to this, then I think you’ll like today’s episode. Hunter Clarke-Fields, Mindfulness Mama Mentor and a…

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161: Mindset and the Holidays

Disclaimer: We discuss psychology and depression in this episode, so please do not use the information presented on this episode for medical treatment or to treat others. The holidays can be full of joy, connection, and peace—sometimes with a side dish of stress. Serena Marie, RD, and I discuss our top recommendations for how to…

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160: Positive Psychology and Running

Disclaimer: We discuss psychology and depression in this episode, so please do not use the information presented on this episode for medical treatment or to treat others. OK, now onto the “fun stuff”. What does positive psychology mean, and how is it different from “normal” psychology? How do you apply positive psychology to your running…

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159: When Is It Too Much?

Have you ever wondered if you’re bordering on the fine line between running often and running too much? Do you feel as though you might be running away (most likely) from something? That’s what’s discussed on today’s episode with nine-time Ironman, Jt Clough. She shares her over-training journey. Jt and I have a very raw…

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158: Navy SEAL Training, Running, and the MCM with Jeff Webb

Former Navy SEAL Jeff Webb explains what happens at SEAL training and why he loves the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) so much during a recent walk with me through Washington, DC. We discuss the brotherhood that the SEALs have and specifically how he convinced his swim buddy, Scott, to run the MCM twenty years after…