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The unofficial producer of the show, Meaghan Nana-Sinkam, returns to share her running story, TRLS editor, Becky Clayton, shares her 2018 mileage and PR goals, and go-to, real-food dietitian, Serena Marie, RD, strives to bring Speedy Serena back.
Meaghan and I specifically discuss the following:
- Why she is running for Presidential Youth Fitness
- How she started running for her daughter when she participated in Girls on the Run
- How she aims for personal records (PRs) in multiple distances
- How speed training makes a difference (and credits Jeff Galloway and Phil Maffetone)
- How to discover that your base mileage really does have a big impact
- How running faster when you’re older can happen
- Why the Labor Pain 12-Hour Endurance Trail Run was her first 26.2
- Why doing something difficult gives her confidence
- Why no matter whether it rains or snows, Meaghan must run
Becky Clayton and I specifically discuss the following:
- How she manages her runs in addition to working full-time and being a mom, wife, and friend
- How she determined her mileage goal for the year and why
- Why she recommends the SWORKIT fitness app
Serena Marie, RD, and I specifically discuss the following:
- How last year threw some curveballs and how it impacted Serena’s running
- Why she is going after a PR and bringing Speedy Serena back
At the end of the episode, I share the following:
- How prioritizing certain aspects of your life affects your goals
- How to figure out what to add to your calendar and what to remove
- How to choose what you want your identity to be
- How to make sure that your goals are meaningful (since many times we base our identities on our goals)
- How research shows that goals that are attainable have micro-goals attached to them
- How to visually track your goals (star chart anyone?)
- Why research shows that once people complete 80% of a particular goal, it’s extremely likely that they will meet that goal
- Why I chose a goal of exercising six days a week and completing the Whole 30 challenge in January
2018 is the second year of the Flourishing Experiment! If you’d like to join a group to help you with your habits and resolutions, or create a Flourishing Experiment yourself, reach out to me at Kari@TheRunningLifestyle.com for more information.
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