Sarah Bowen Shea is a health and fitness writer living in Portland, Oregon with her husband and three young children. Sarah is the co-hosts of weekly podcast, Another Mother Runner.
Recent episodes featuring Sarah Bowen Shea
#398: Setting the Women’s Marathon World Record—and Sparking a Controversy
Sarah and co-host Tish Hamilton are joined by two women associated with the new book Mighty Moe: The True Story of a Thirteen-Year-Old Women's Running Revolutionary—Rachel Swaby, one of the co-authors, and Maureen “Moe” Mancuso, the book’s subject, who set the women’s marathon world record at age 13 (!) in 1967. The quartet cover:-Mighty Moe’s 3:15 marathon run—and the resulting negative backlash;-marathon legend Kathrine Switzer giving Maureen her due—40 years after the fact;-why Maureen gave up running for decades; and,-the profound impact Maureen’s accomplishment had on women’s running.In the intro, Sarah and Tish talk about "intentionally enjoying" a calmer schedule, and Sarah talks up WMNRUN in hopes of Tish joining BAMRs to run it on March 1. Maureen and Rachel join the show at 15:51.When you shop our sponsors, you help AMR. We appreciate your--and their--support!To try Magic Spoon and grab a variety pack, go to magicspoon.com/MOTHERRUNNER. Use code MOTHERRUNNER for free shipping.Enjoy two months of Skillshare Premium Membership for free at Skillshare.com/amrGet $7.50 in coupons for tasty shakes and bars when you sign up for the ZonePerfect newsletter at ZonePerfect.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
AMR Answers #35: Treadmills, Winter Cross-training, Shin Splints
Sarah and Dimity give guidance to:-Shannon in Germany regarding marathon training on a treadmill;-Minnesotan Pam about winter cross-training while marathon training;-Jen from Unadilla, N.Y., who’s looking to crush a one-day relay race; and,-Washingtonian Erin on avoiding shin splints.Call 470-BADASS1 to record a question you want answered. Sign up here for the Another Mother Runner newsletter.Your clothes need a detergent as active as you are: WIN Sports Detergent removes sweat, oils, bacteria, and salts from workout wear. Save 20% off any WIN products on Amazon using code AMRGOWIN. Limit one redemption per customer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#397: Winter Reading Recommendations
Sarah and Ellison “Book Bully” Weist get cozy and delve into a discussion of their favorite new—and upcoming—books. The books they recommend and are looking forward to, plus one suggested by producer Alex Ward are:Boom Town: the Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City by Sam AndersonThe Dutch House by Ann PatchettNothing to See Here by Kevin WilsonSuch a Fun Age by Kiley ReidExhalation: Stories by Ted ChiangOlive, Again by Elizabeth StroutNo Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know about Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise SnyderCatch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan FarrowThe Glass Hotel by Emily St. John MandelAmerican Dirt by Jeanine CumminsThe Testaments by Margaret AtwoodHidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert KolkerRodham by Curtis SittenfeldThe conversation turns from letter-writing to books at 13:21.When you shop our sponsors, you help AMR. We appreciate your--and their--support!Cheers: Celebrate your 2020 finish lines with a Sufferfest Beer. Check out the goods at SufferfestBeer.comTo buy the audiobook How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings by comedian Sarah Cooper, go to http://bit.ly/mens-feelingsGet two leggings for only $24 ($99 value) at Fabletics.com/amr when you sign up for a VIP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
AMR Trains #1: How to Stop Sugar Cravings
Welcome to AMR Trains, a new podcast under the Another Mother Runner pod umbrella and based on the Train Like a Mother Club.In this podcast that comes out every other Tuesday, we’re going to focus on topics related to training: everything from the best cross-training for runners to how to mentally stay in a race to how to optimally nourish your body. Our guests will include Train Like a Mother Coaches, a variety of #motherrunners talking about their athletic feats (because we love vicarious racing and training!) and other engaging experts. Before we dive into fartleks and finish lines, we’re going to tackle a subject that affects our training—and our moods, metabolism and pretty much everything else: Sugar—and how to minimize its effect on us.In this first episode, Dimity talks to dietician Ellie Kempton, MSN, RD, the expert behind Simply Nourished Like a Mother and Metabolic Reset, who helps us back away from the Ben + Jerry’s.Simply Nourished Like a Mother, an 8-week foundational program, runs from January 13 to March 9.Metabolic Reset, a 12-week program focused on weight loss and metabolic makeover, runs from January 13 to April 5.Save 20% off all WIN Sports Detergent Products on Amazon with code AMRGOWIN Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
#396: Why Running Makes You Happy
Sarah and Coach Amanda gab with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., a research psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University as well as author of the just-released book The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage, about why exercise helps our minds and moods. Dr. McGonigal talks with the duo about:-how to “tend and befriend” stress;-the science of a runner’s high—and the potent benefits of it;-why moving in synchronicity with people is so potent;-why you should become an early bird exerciser, if you’re not already;-how to mentally cope with a sidelining injury; and,-how to bring more joy to your life.Sarah and Amanda talk about their families’ holiday breaks, and the guest joins the show at 14:33.When you shop our sponsors, you help AMR. We appreciate your--and their--support!Explore treadmill options--and the brilliance of iFit technology—at NordicTrack.comCheers: Celebrate your 2020 finish lines with a Sufferfest Beer. Check out the goods at SufferfestBeer.comGo to ThirdLove.com/amr to find your perfect-fitting bra—and get 15% off your first purchase! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Location
Portland, OR, USA
Episode Count
469
Podcast Count
11
Total Airtime
2 weeks, 3 days