The Running for Real Podcast with Tina Muir

The Running for Real Podcast with Tina Muir

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Tina Muir, Running for Real | Motivation | Leadership | Confidence | Balance
Christie Aschwanden: Science Is Not An Answer, It’s A Process -R4R 102
Feb 15 • 57 min
We all want to be able to recover to the best of our abilites right? Should everyone recover the same way? Not technically. Christie Aschwanden, athlete, journalist, and scientific method enthusiast, is a recent author of the book “Good to Go.” In her…
Nick Anderson: How to Structure Your Marathon Training -R4R 101
Feb 8 • 57 min
Take Your Marathon Time to the Next Level When it comes to running a race as long as the marathon, each small improvement can make a big difference. There are a multitude of areas to improve on: posture, nutrition, training, mental preparation and attire…
EPISODE 100: Tina Muir and Sarah Crouch -R4R 100
Feb 1 • 74 min
Somehow it is here, episode 100 of the Running For Real Podcast, and today, you have a special episode to celebrate that. I thought about bringing on a big time guest, but that has been done by every other podcast, and one thing about Running For Real is…
Renee McGregor: A New You Is More Than Just Healthy Eating-R4R 099
Jan 25 • 64 min
Food is More than Fuel Welcome to the end of January. Crazy resolutions, goals, and expectations have hopefully run out the door and you can finally get back to being you. The “new year, new me” effect is slowly wearing off, and pressure to be something…
Steve Magness: How to Improve Your Run By Feel, Not Time-R4R 098
Jan 18 • 64 min
Running Without a Watch Running has been an individual sport since the Ancient Greek Olympics. There are no excuses when you run a race poorly, and no teammates to blame. Even in the few running events that are team related, you have complete control over…
Alex Hutchinson: How to Build Up Your Running Mindset R4R 097
Jan 11 • 68 min
Running with an Elite Mindset There has been a lot of talk about breaking the 2-hour marathon over the past year. In 2018 Eliud Kipchoge finished with a time of 2:01:39 at the Berlin Marathon, beating the previous record by over 40 seconds. Many believe…
Tom Michaud: How to Care For Your Ever Changing and Connected Body- R4R 096
Jan 8 • 59 min
Prevention and Healing for Runners as they Age As you age, many things about your body change. Whether you are just leaving your teen years or planning your 100th birthday party, your body is adapting to new circumstances. Keeping it healthy so that you…
Melody Moore: Better Yourself For a Better 2019- R4R 095
Jan 4 • 60 min
Kick Start Your Year with a Whole Lot of Self Love Welcome to 2019! Congratulations on making it to another year. Take a moment to celebrate yourself and simply be grateful for the opportunity to live another year. Really, take a moment. Now, as you…
Best Running For Real Podcast Episodes of 2018- R4R 094
Dec 28, 2018 • 128 min
2018 is coming to an end in just a few days, and whether you are a new listener or a long time listener, this episode will have something for you. I recap some of my favorite episodes of the year, and why they had such good advice for runners of every…
Steph Bruce: Building Grit in Your Running and Life-R4R 093
Dec 21, 2018 • 69 min
To All the Mothers that Run Choosing to be a mother is one of the most selfless acts a person can do. From the moment a child begins to grow in the womb, a mother completely changes. The miracle that occurs as your body changes to support another human…
Guy Winch: Run With and For Your Heart-R4R 092
Dec 14, 2018 • 63 min
Running with Emotions One of the most beautiful things about running is that anyone with two legs can do it. It isn’t very complex when you break it down. Running is just walking, but faster. You don’t need a gym membership, equipment, or a team. Heck,…
Siri Lindley: Love Your Life, You Deserve it- R4R 090
Dec 7, 2018 • 58 min
The Joy of Being a Vulnerable Runner There are a handful of emotions and needs that all people have in common. We tend to seek out love, joy, safety and success while attempting to avoid embarrassment, pain, sorrow, and defeat. Often times the things we…
Michael Joyner: Learn To Manage Your Suffering- R4R 091
Dec 3, 2018 • 53 min
Why Training for a 5K is the Best Type of Exercise Finding a one-size-fits-all exercise or dieting program is a tired subject. Every other news article, internet ad, or Facebook post seems to scream, “This is It! This is the [insert weird food or exercise…
Meg Steffey-Schrier and Jessi Haggerty : Look in the Mirror and Love What Your Body Can Do – R4R 089
Nov 30, 2018 • 85 min
Running and Eating: Nutrition, Dieting, and Eating Disorders Let’s get this out in the open right from the get go. The wonderful world of eating is not always so wonderful for runners. Whether you are an elite runner, a new runner looking to lose some…
Best Gifts for Runners: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 23, 2018 • 53 min
I love this time of year, and for me, finding Christmas gifts that really match the person you are buying for is a fun challenge to take on. If you have a runner who you want to get the perfect Christmas present for, or if you are someone who is unsure…
Fiona Oakes: Using Running to Make the World a Better Place- R4R 087
Nov 16, 2018 • 71 min
Running for More Than Yourself Every runner runs for a reason. Many people run to stay in good health. Some run for the dreams of obtaining medals, breaking records or becoming famous. Others run because they’ve been told they will never be able to run…
Sarah Crouch: There’s Nothing That Running Owes Me- R4R 086
Nov 9, 2018 • 93 min
How to be a Positive Runner When You Don’t Seem to be Improving PR. Perhaps the most commonly used jargon in the running world. In a sport that is largely about competing with yourself, a personal record can mean everything. Hours of pain, sweat, and…
Jake Wightman: Embrace the Opportunity of Competition, Stay Positive, and Be You- R4R 085
Nov 5, 2018 • 57 min
What Does it Take to be an Elite Short-Distance Runner? Every young athlete dreams of being the best at his or her game. Think back to your childhood days and envision yourself kicking a soccer ball in the backyard. Each tree is a suspect defender waiting…
Jeff Galloway: Why Every Runner Will Benefit From Walking During Training- R4R 084
Nov 2, 2018 • 75 min
Every runner knows that walking during a run sort of feels like cheating. Runners only walk after they cross the finish line. Walking is often seen as a sign of weakness reserved for beginners, the injured and the defeated. After all, we call ourselves…
Lori Richmond: How Could Art Bring More Joy to Your Running and Life -R4R 083
Oct 26, 2018 • 56 min
This children’s book writer and illustrator is the artist behind View from My Run, where she does scenes from along her runs in the same time it takes her to do the run itself. She indicates on her site that she has always been an artist but it took her…
Marathon Investigation: What Can We Learn From Cheaters in Races? -R4R 082
Oct 19, 2018 • 59 min
Today we are talking to the man behind Marathon Investigation, a website that seeks to “out” the cheaters of the running world. Derek is himself a runner, has done 11 marathons. The podcast covers how Derek ensures that there are not issues with the data…
Helen and Andy Lane: How to Use Your Emotions to Perform -R4R BONUS 3
Oct 15, 2018 • 68 min
Dr Helen Lane and Professor Andy Lane are sports psychologists who both race marathons, have run over 200 parkruns and even enjoy ultra marathons. They get the running struggles we go through and how important the mental side of training the mind is to…
Dean Karnazes: Is the Fear of Pain Holding You Back? - R4R 081
Oct 12, 2018 • 64 min
Dean Karnazes is one of the heroes of our time. Having run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days, and running 350 miles continuously, he is a true inspiration. Dean opens up in a way he has never done before, being truly real with us, especially about his…
Emelia Gorecka: Dare to Be Different and You Will Achieve -R4R 080
Oct 5, 2018 • 69 min
Emelia Gorecka is an international distance runner best known for her running with scoliosis. When she’s not training she spends time helping to promote issues affecting female athletes. Emelia is incredibly focused on listening to her body and she will…
Matt B. Davis: Mental Health and the Magic of Running -R4R 079
Sep 28, 2018 • 61 min
Matt Davis is the founder of Obstacle Racing Media with an incredible sense of humor. There is a lot of laughter in this episode, but this episode is about a serious topic that we have not yet covered; depression, especially bipolar disease. Matt shows…
Eric Schranz: How to Develop a Love of the Outdoors and Passion in Your Kids - R4R 078
Sep 21, 2018 • 62 min
Host and founder of the Ultra Runner Podcast, Eric Schranz is here to talk about how to develop a love of the outdoors and build passion in our children without pushing them too hard. We also cover the balance between running with our kids and building…
Candice Huffine: We Have To Break The Cycle Of The Negative Things We Say To Ourselves - R4R 077
Sep 14, 2018 • 72 min
Candice Huffine is an international renowned fashion model who is doing a lot for the running world on her way. Candice is on a mission to encourage and inspire women to begin their own running journey. She has also launched a size inclusive clothing line…
Anne Audain: From Foot Deformities to Becoming the First Professional Female Runner -R4R 076
Sep 7, 2018 • 68 min
Anne Audain was the first female professional runner. Originally from New Zealand, Anne was born with deformities in the bones of her feet. She went on to break down the barriers for women runners and in sport in general. Anne was banned (temporarily) in…
Dr. Rich Willy: Are You Lying to Yourself and Others About Your Running? -R4R 075
Aug 31, 2018 • 71 min
Dr. Rich Willy is an expert in Biomechanics, he is known as one of the best for a reason. If you are interested in subjects such as the risk of injury, gait retraining for runners (and can we even change gait longer term?), the helpfulness of wearables ,…
Chrissie Wellington: Unless You Challenge Yourself, How Do You Know What You Are Capable Of? - R4R 074
Aug 24, 2018 • 77 min
Four time ironman world champion, Chrissie Wellington and I discuss the importance of listening to your body. Important chat about the pressure of performing and reaping the reward of months of investment of time and energy in trying to reach our goals.…
Running for Real Superstars: Let’s Meet The Community Round 2:- R4R 073
Aug 17, 2018 • 85 min
Come meet members of the Running 4 Real Superstars Community! I let you tell me who you wanted to meet on the running podcast. “Just everyday runners” is how they all describe themselves, but they all have such wonderful stories to tell about running and…
Jared Ward: Harness the Power of Your Mind, it is Amazing What Your Body Can Do -R4R 072
Aug 10, 2018 • 70 min
Jared Ward is a Dad, a Husband, Olympian, runner, and coach. Learn about running form and which shoes can best support your body’s preferred running style, injuries he has worked to overcome, and how to prepare for and run well in the heat, from both a…
BONUS: Life as a Mother Runner to 6 Month Old Bailey (Plus LOTS of GIVEAWAYS!)
Aug 6, 2018 • 45 min
This update episode covers how I am feeling about my running and motherhood. As it is my 30th Birthday today, this episode kicks off my running giveaway week, and you can enter to win a LOT of prizes this week. I am VERY real with you in this solo…
Lindsey Hein: How to Set Up and Grow Your Own Podcast (Even if it’s Not About Running) -R4R 071
Aug 3, 2018 • 70 min
Lindsey Hein, is the podcast host of the “I’ll Have Another” Podcast. Lindsey and I cover being runner moms, running while pregnant and restarting post delivery, and the timing of having your kids. Have you ever thought about starting your own podcast on…
Dr. Emily Kraus: Are Your Nutritional Habits Why You Are Injured? -R4R 070
Jul 27, 2018 • 64 min
Pelvic, hip, and sacral injuries in runners can stop you from doing what you love for weeks or even months, and they are becoming more common. What can we do to stop them from happening and how can we make sure what we eat is helping us to stay healthy…
Matt Llano: Find Inspiration In the People Around You - R4R 069
Jul 20, 2018 • 71 min
Matt Llano has run 1:01:47 and 2:12:28, but although he has run really fast, this podcast focuses on discussing the importance of being open and vulnerable and using that to feel more powerful as a runner and person. Matt is the perfect person to talk to…
Kim Dawson: Are You Satisfied With Just Performing Or Do You Want More? -R4R 068
Jul 13, 2018 • 57 min
This Olympic sport psychologist will take us through the mental issues we face as runners and in our day to day lives. This interview provides real and practical advice in how we can maximize our performance by building balance into our lives and a strong…
Jason Fitzgerald: Don’t Let the Typical Runner Mistakes Stop You -R4R 067
Jul 6, 2018 • 56 min
As runners we are often stubborn and want things to go our way. That means we might push our bodies a little too hard, make some mistakes that mean we end up injured or overtrained. What can we do to break the injury cycle and go achieve the running goals…
Luke Tyburski: I Believe I am the Toughest Person in the World - R4R 066
Jun 29, 2018 • 71 min
Luke Tyburski is an adventure seeker, motivational speaker, and coach who has pushed himself to extreme limits, in fact well past where his body could thrive. Completing 2000km in just 12 days by swimming, biking and running. This interview shows us the…
Amelia Gapin: Life as a Transgender Woman in the Running Community -R4R 065
Jun 22, 2018 • 53 min
Amelia Gapin is a transgender runner who was a cover model in 2016 on Women’s Running. She is a true role model for others and helping us to see an issue that often does not get attention. Amelia and I tackle some of the controversy around transgender…
Max Paquette: What Injury Resistant Runners Have in Common -R4R 064
Jun 15, 2018 • 64 min
Learn from one of the best, Max Paquette, who specializes in biomechanics and is considered an expert in running shoes. We move back to a more scientific look at running with this episode, because I know many many runners have an interest in how their…
Courtney Dauwalter: Can You Find the Reserve of Strength Never Knew You Had? - R4R 063
Jun 8, 2018 • 49 min
Can you imagine running a 100 mile race? How about a 240 mile race? Courtney Dauwater is winning races outright (men and womens overall winner), pushing herself harder to levels few can reach. This is one inspiring interview with a mentally tough runner…
Chau Smith: Tomorrow is Today, Jump In and Do It - R4R 062
Jun 1, 2018 • 50 min
Chau Smith was in the Vietnam war, runs with shrapnel in her leg, and worked multiple jobs simultaneously, all while she raised her two daughters in a country she was still learning to understand as a single parent. Chau is one of the toughest women I…
Manal Rostom: Have the Courage to Believe You Can Make a Change - R4R 061
May 25, 2018 • 51 min
Manal Rostom is brave, honest, and real. Not only with us, but with her approach to helping women in cover to feel a part of the running community. Before Manal reached out to the one and only Nike, there was nothing really making women in cover feel…
Susan Lacke: What Running is Really All About (and it’s Not What You Think) -R4R 060
May 18, 2018 • 40 min
Susan Lacke used to smoke, think runners were in a weird cult, and hate anything fitness related…until her boss, Carlos bullied her into the world of running, and she discovered that there is so much more to this sport than meets the eye. A wonderful…
Colin McCourt: What Runner Stubbornness and Determination is Really Capable of -R4R 059
May 11, 2018 • 80 min
Colin McCourt was an elite British athlete trying to qualify for the 2012 Olympics. Life was looking good, but he quit running. Over the next few years Colin gained 50lbs, and did not run a step…until a bet with friends that he could not break 16:00 in…
Ali Feller: Ali on the Run for Real -R4R 058
May 4, 2018 • 60 min
Ali Feller is a freelance writer and editor, blogger and podcast host known for asking her guests some more unusual questions in a conversational fashion. Her podcast style is probably as close to mine as they get. Ali is very public with…
Trent Stellingwerff: Are you Happy, Healthy and Running Your Best? -R4R 057
Apr 27, 2018 • 56 min
This applied sport physiologist with a specialization in the area of performance nutrition has worked with some of the biggest running fuel brands out there. Working with Olympians and sharing his knowledge with us, learn how to find your best running, by…
Allie Kieffer: Stop Comparing, Start Doing What is Right for You -R4R 056
Apr 20, 2018 • 55 min
Who says you have to be a certain weight to run fast? There is no racing weight that will help you run better if you aren’t eating right and have no confidence in who you are. Allie Kieffer and I discuss why focusing on losing weight for a big race is the…
Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell: The Magic Power of a Tribe -R4R 055
Apr 13, 2018 • 61 min
Struggling to balance a life with a passion for running? This running podcast episode with the founders of Another Mother Runner will make you laugh and give you a reason to find a tribe of your own, to support, motivate, and encourage you to run your…
Alex Hutchinson: How to Handle the Physical and Mental Pain of Running Better - R4R 054
Apr 7, 2018 • 58 min
Alex Hutchinson gets us back again to the mental side of running, but this time we are learning about how to push ourselves, and why some people are better at it than others. This running podcast episode is fascinating and will help you see how you can…
Tina Muir Update: Life as a Mother Runner with Bailey Grace - R4R 053
Mar 30, 2018 • 34 min
I am officially a mother runner, and after a three month hiatus from recording the Running for Real podcast, it is time to update you on how my life has changed since my daughter Bailey was brought into this world. Hear about the ups and downs of life…
Dave Collins: The Best Coaches are Like the Best Chefs, Not Following Recipes -R4R 052
Mar 23, 2018 • 55 min
This is a powerful, motivational, and honest running podcast interview. Dave Collins gives it to us straight, the psychology of running, coaching, and performing at a high level. You will learn so much from this psychologist, who works as the Director of…
Running for Real Superstars: Let’s Meet The Community -R4R 051
Mar 16, 2018 • 78 min
You have heard from the professionals; the elites, the scientists, journalists, motivational speakers, psychologists, but what about the everyday runners who get up at 4am to cram in a run before the kids wake up or the runners who are inspiring from the…
Kara Goucher: You Only Need One Good Day for Your Life to Turn Around
Mar 9, 2018 • 60 min
Kara Goucher is a running role model, inspiration, and motivational speaker. Not just because she has run 2:24 in a marathon or finished 2nd in a World Championships, but because she is real, she is humble, she is honest. Kara shares the ups and downs of…
Dr. Andrew Jones: What We Can Learn From The Greatest Runners of All Time -R4R 049
Mar 2, 2018 • 57 min
Runners love to find the recovery secrets that can help them run faster, today we have Dr. Beetroot, the physiologist who discovered the power of beets for runner, and is the reason many runners love them today. Dr Andrew Jones was also the lead…
Kim Jones: Want Success? Let Go of Your Fear of Failure -R4R 048
Feb 23, 2018 • 62 min
Kim Jones may have run a 2:26 marathon, but that doesn’t mean running was easy for her. With tragedy after tragedy in her life, she could have allowed it to destroy her confidence and what she was able to do as a runner, but instead she used it to…
Kirrily Dear: If You Want to Succeed, You Just Have to Get Up and Do it - R4R 047
Feb 16, 2018 • 49 min
In this running podcast episode, Kirrily Dear ran over 800 miles across New South Wales in only 19 days, and is constantly setting herself inspiring challenges to raise money for Run Against Violence. This ultra runner can motivate runners to believe in…
Hajo Seppelt: Track and Field Will Never Be a Clean Sport - R4R 046
Feb 9, 2018 • 31 min
Hajo Seppelt was the journalist to break the doping stories with the world, and now he is here to share the honest truth with us about runners in track and field. This running podcast will leave you in shock and frustration, but his honesty is refreshing.
Benji Durden: From 2:09 Olympic Marathoner to Cancer Survivor - R4R 045
Feb 2, 2018 • 52 min
We love running stories, this runner podcast episode is packed with them. Benji Durden has a smoking fast PR in the marathon of 2:09, and has run 25 sub-2:20 marathons in less than a decade’s time. This motivational runner has battled cancer multiple…
Richie Hardcore:You Can Become the Role Model You Always Wanted to Be -R4R 044
Jan 26, 2018 • 56 min
Ever feel alone? Like no one in your life understands and the pressure to use substances like alcohol to help build your confidence can be strong, especially when everyone around you is pressuring you to relax and “have fun”. Richie Hardcore inspires us…
Camille Herron: Breaking Down Barriers and Destroying World Records -R4R 043
Jan 19, 2018 • 65 min
Winning Comrades marathon, setting the world record in the 100 mile race by over an hour, how does Camille Herron bounce back so fast? We find out, and hear her journey to reach healthy running and enjoying her training. Camille has done a lot of research…
Bhumika Patel: Running Can Empower You and Your Community -R4R 042
Jan 12, 2018 • 56 min
Bhumika Patel has become the inspirational face of womens running in India, and is considered one of the 21 women changing the running world. Learn about Bhumika’s story, and what she is doing to help show severely underprivileged groups how running can…
Mo’Ath Alkhawaldeh: How Running Will Positively Change the World -R4R 041
Jan 5, 2018 • 54 min
Runners know how good running makes us feel, but what about runners in war ridden countries or places of conflict. This 2:25 marathoner from Jordan is an advocate for positive change, and believes running can make our world a much better place.
2017 Best Running for Real Podcast Episodes -R4R 040
Dec 29, 2017 • 55 min
If you have missed Running for Real podcast episodes (life happens, right?), this episode recaps listener favorites of the year, including listeners sharing the episodes that were most impactful for them. Don’t miss the best running podcast episodes of…
Nick Butter: Running Makes You Value Your Time On This Planet - Ep. 039
Dec 22, 2017 • 59 min
Nick Butter is starting off his 2018 with a major challenge ahead of him; running 196 marathons, one in every country in the world. Nick is one motivational runner who will inspire you to reach for your best and see what you can do within your running…
Emma Coburn
Dec 15, 2017 • 51 min
The steeplechase is not a race people normally talk about let alone know what is involved in it. Do you? Emma Coburn does. Her specialty lies in the 3000 meter steeplechase. Emma is as real as it gets, and shows the real side of…
Runner Safety First with Run Angel & 25+ Gift Ideas for Runners -R4R 037
Dec 8, 2017 • 91 min
Running safety is the focus of this episode with Run Angel, a product that has been selling out due to huge demand. For runners who want to feel safe, but also for runners who crave tranquil, remote places to run. Second half of the episode gives 25+ gift…
Suzy Favor Hamilton: The Double Life of an Olympian and Escort -R4R 036
Dec 1, 2017 • 69 min
The scandalous behind the scenes story of Suzy Favor-Hamilton, three time Olympian who ended up as one of the top escorts in Las Vegas because of undiagnosed bipolar disorder. Suzy is honest and real, and as a mental health advocate is doing what she can…
Sally Bergesen: People are Heroes and Yet They are Just People-R4R 035
Nov 24, 2017 • 65 min
Sally Bergesen, Founder and CEO of Oiselle shares openly and vulnerably about her journey building this running brand. Inspiring and real, Sally discusses issues no one else wants to talk about
Nicole Detling: How to Invest in Your Mental Toughness Bank -R4R 034
Nov 17, 2017 • 61 min
Fed up of mentally giving up in races? Get REALLY nervous before races? Beat yourself up if the race doesnt go as planned. Nicole Detling has helped athletes all over the world, including Olympics, and now she is here to help you.
Renee McGregor: Is Healthy Eating Ruining Your Life? - R4R 033
Nov 10, 2017 • 69 min
Healthy eating for runners has overtaken our lives. Taking the joy out of food, and making us obsessed with weight gain or loss. Stop the cycle! Listen to this podcast episode with Renee McGregor about finding balance as a runner, without removing the…
Kelly Roberts: Have the Courage to be Your Best Self-R4R 032
Nov 3, 2017 • 60 min
Kelly Roberts is paving the way for runners who have struggled with their weight their whole lives, but are finally realizing that strong comes in many shapes and sizes. The media has had a HUGE influence on the way we view ourselves for years, and…
Kyle Merber: Running 3:52 in the Mile Shouldn’t Make You Scared to be Yourself -R4R 031
Oct 27, 2017 • 56 min
Most of us can’t even imagine how it would feel to run well under 60 seconds for one lap, let alone for four laps in a row, but Kyle Merber has done it 18 times. I wanted to bring Kyle on the running for real podcast as he is another athlete who is…
Tom Goom: How to Actually Listen to Your Body to Prevent Injuries -R4R 030
Oct 20, 2017 • 71 min
Tom may be a recovering cheese addict who occasionally has relapses (yes, we do go into this), but, primarily he has a passion for working with runners in his job as a physiotherapist in the UK, while running the very popular injury prevention (and…
Devon Yanko: You Can Reach Your Dream By Focusing on the Process - R4R 029
Oct 13, 2017 • 62 min
Can you imagine averaging 8:40 pace for 100 miles? Nope, neither can I, but today’s guest has done just that, and won many big time races like Leadville 100 mile this year (2017), and has also run a 2:38 marathon! How is that for range? Devon Yanko…
Phil Maffetone: What Is Your Fatigue Early in Races Really Showing You?
Oct 6, 2017 • 68 min
Dr. Phil Maffetone is one of the best running experts in the industry for his work on the MAF method of training and his research on nutrition, particularly how to burn fat for fuel. Today Phil and I started talking about nutrition, how he discovered…
Chad Moye: From a Homeless Addict to Winning Races and Free -R4R 027
Sep 29, 2017 • 52 min
Inspirational story! Running helped turn Chad Moye’s life around; a homeless, heroin addict, whose bad behavior finally landed him in prison, looking at a sentence of up to 20 years. Chad took the opportunity to turn his life around, and now he is helping…
Christie Aschwanden: Gender Issues, Doping Scandals, and Sexual Abuse in Running -R4R 026
Sep 22, 2017 • 61 min
If you are interested in the discussion of topics that are controversial, but very real within running, such as doping, women barred from participation for high testosterone levels, and high school coaching abuse. If you are passionate about athletics,…
Nancy Clark: Stop Focusing on Being Healthy, Focus on Being Balanced -R4R 025
Sep 15, 2017 • 58 min
Nancy Clark is one of the pioneers of sports nutrition, and guess what, she is NOT going to tell you to not eat certain foods. There are no good and bad foods, just unbalanced and balanced diets, and if you eat too clean, your diet is not balanced. This…
Chi Running: It’s Time to Learn How to Move Your Body Correctly Danny Dreyer -R4R 024
Sep 8, 2017 • 55 min
If you feel like your running technique is not doing you any favors, and injuries keep popping up, Chi Running could change your life, and without changing that much! Danny Dreyer is the founder of Chi Running and has great advice for us all, on feeling…
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella & Dr. Josh Emdur: It’s Time To Get Your Health Back-R4R 023
Sep 1, 2017 • 80 min
As much as we try to use Dr.Google to diagnose our running injuries and explain to us what is happening, a doctor is the best person to talk to. These are two of the best in the running industry, and their new program to help runners is GENIUS!
Double Amputations, Double the Inspiration: Rob Jones Journey -R4R 022
Aug 25, 2017 • 54 min
Must listen inspirational interview. Double amputee Rob Jones is not just a bronze medalist in the paralympics, but he is now on his next challenge to run 31 marathons in 31 major cities in the US, Canada, and the UK, in 31 days.
Bryon Powell & Meghan Hicks: Can You be a Better Student of the Sport? -R4R 021
Aug 18, 2017 • 56 min
If you already love trail and ultra races or have one in your mind for sometime in the future, this episode is going to give you everything you need to excel. From apparel, shoes, and gear to tips to actually enjoying the final half of an ultra (yes, it…
Steve Jones, The King of Pain: You Are Racing the Distance, Not Your Watch -R4R 020
Aug 11, 2017 • 59 min
Steve Jones is one of the legends of the running world. Breaking the world record in his debut marathon (2:08:05) without changing his Mars bar, meat pie, and Coca Cola diet(!). He went on to win the Toronto, New York, and London Marathons…Including…
Steve’s View: Training Correctly, Quitting Pro Running, and Pregnancy -R4R 019
Aug 4, 2017 • 49 min
My husband Steve is on the Running for Real podcast this week in this special edition for my birthday in a few days. This episode is essentially broken into three parts; the serious training and how you can be a faster runner, his version of my…
Bonnie Kelly: Why You Need to Update the Apps in Your Brain, Not Your Phone -R4R 017
Jul 28, 2017 • 54 min
If you saw Bonnie Kelly on the streets, you would never imagine how her story began. Bonnie is a true example of not allowing your misfortunes and struggles to hold you back. Her powerful story will have you sucked in the entire time, and you will…
Paul Sinton-Hewitt: Are You Part of the Movement? Parkrun is Energizing the World -R4R 018
Jul 21, 2017 • 44 min
Parkrun has become a global movement. Although it initially started in the UK with some friends meeting up on a Saturday for a run followed by coffee, it has grown to over 1100 locations in 14 countries around the world with 3.5 million people…
Dr. David Geier: From Kids to Adults: How to Stay Healthy and Love It -R4R 015
Jul 14, 2017 • 54 min
Dr David Geier is the kind of specialist we all need more of in our lives. David and I discuss running injuries, and why he is not going to try to stop you running at every opportunity like other specialists who do not understand our needs as runners….
Magda Boulet: How to Run the Race You Know You are in Shape for -R4R 016
Jul 7, 2017 • 47 min
Magda Boulet has not only been successful in the ultra marathon world, recently finishing 2nd in the brutal 2017 Western States 100 mile, but she is a former Olympian in the marathon. Magda shares her story about her natural progression throughout the…
Pregnancy Podcast: From Overcoming Amenorrhea to Getting Pregnant with Tawnee Gibson
Jun 30, 2017 • 73 min
Yep, I am pregnant! Tawnee is Pregnant! This is our podcast episode discussing overcoming hypothalamic amenorrhea to getting our periods back, and ultimately getting pregnant! Tawnee and I may have had different approaches with how we wanted to get…
Mario Fraioli: Will We Ever Celebrate Success at the Top Again? R4R 014
Jun 23, 2017 • 51 min
Doping has made us all skeptical. Every time we see a performance that stands out, one that seems too good to be true, we automatically assume it isn’t. Years of drugs in the sport has led us to become critical and bitter. Mario and I discuss doping…
Jessie Barr: Looking into the Mind of Injured Runners-R4R 013
Jun 16, 2017 • 59 min
Can you imagine how good it would feel to be competing on a relay team at the Olympics in the final event on the track? Think about how loud the crowds would be, how much adrenaline would be pumping around your body, and just how alive you would feel….
Toby Tanser: We are in a World of Help. What is Your Role Going to Be? -R4R 012
Jun 9, 2017 • 71 min
Toby Tanser is one of the running ambassadors of our time. Not only did Toby convince Prince Harry to run with him, get Gloria Gaynor to meet a runner at the finish of a race, and friends with plenty of other celebrities, Toby is also a sub 2:20…
BONUS: Evie Serventi- If You Can’t Reassure Yourself, No One Can
Jun 7, 2017 • 60 min
Bonusode (is that even a word?) I am making it one! Today my dear friend and sports psychologist, Evie Servenit is here with us to talk about how to overcome the negative thoughts in a race once they start to flood in. If you are someone who…
Tom Payn- Life as a Kenyan Runner: R4R 011
Jun 2, 2017 • 52 min
Have you ever wondered what Kenyan runners training look like? Or how the Kenyan runner diet differs to ours? I had, so I thought it was time to bring on someone who had an inside look, and lived as a Kenyan athlete for a few years. He also has worked…
Amelia Boone: The More Vulnerable I am, the More Confident I Become - R4R 010
May 26, 2017 • 63 min
Amelia Boone has become a legend in the obstacle racing world. Winning almost every race she enters, but managing to juggle her training with a full time job as an attorney. But this episode is not really about her successes, although we cover that,…
Nicola Rinaldi & Heidi Greenwood-No Period. Now What? - R4R 009
May 19, 2017 • 95 min
Missed, delayed, and irregular periods are often pushed aside, even by medical professionals. Doctors and other medical professionals are not taught about hypothalamic amenorrhea and the five factors that cause a loss of a menstrual cycle. An energy…
Marathon Training Academy- Why the Marathon Makes You a Superhero: R4R 008
May 12, 2017 • 56 min
Angie and Trevor from Marathon Training Academy have really set the gold standard when it comes to running podcasts. I have listened to them for years, and have had the luxury of being on their podcast twice. They are so easy to chat to, and I always…