An ideal episode for anyone training for a fall race, the hosts tell:
-Julia how to beat training plan burnout;
-Hillary how to keep marathon training “fun and light”;
-Jana advice on achieving a sub-2:00 half-marathon; and,
-Tiana the ration
A must-listen for anyone stepping up to a starting line soon! Sarah and Katie (who is running the Chicago Half-Marathon in a week) get great insight and advice from Meg Waldron, M.S., a mental performance coach and former competitive runner. Me
If you're a chronically injured runner—or you're just feeling a niggle in your knee—this is the podcast for you.
Christy Diller, PT, long-time runner, and running coach, talks you through:
—When there's pain, how to discern between when to keep
Sarah and Molly welcome Dr. Eva Selhub, a physician, mind-body expert, author, and iFit presenter, about the power of mindfulness and meditation for runners. Dr. Eva shares:
-steps to nurture moment-to-moment awareness;
-how mindfulness can ma
Sarah and Dimity serve up advice:
-about avoiding injury when, like Margaret, you’re not training for an event;
-to Mel about cycling by heart rate;
-for Barb re: identifying as a runner even when switching to walking (for now?!).
Sarah and Tish Hamilton have a conversation with Jennifer Vanos, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor at the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University and a first-time pregnant runner. The climate scientist covers:
-ways to mitigate heat wh
Fall is in the air—which means half marathons and marathons are too!
In this episode, Dimity talks to Ellie Kempton about Taper Nutrition: how to properly fill up your personal fuel tank so you're raring to go on race day.
The two talk about:
Sarah and Amanda chat with Adalgisa “Lisa” Rivera, an Afro-Latina runner from NYC who just tackled the TransRockies Run. As part of our Run in Her Shoes series, Lisa details this “transformative” experience, including:
-being one of ~20 BIPOC
Dimity and Sarah provide counsel:
-about training with a spouse in response to Megan’s question;
-to Maya about ramping up (down?!) to run a downhill race; and,
-for Molly on the timing for foam rolling and stretching. The key? Consistency.
Sarah has an in-depth conversation with her favorite coaching duo, Liz Waterstraat and Jen Harrison, focusing on perhaps the most oft-overlooked element of running: recovery. The coaches cover:
-the three main components of recovery (including
Part adventure, part friendship, part inspiration. Complementing the Half Dome recap post, Dimity talks to Joann Verweij and Jessica Johnston—the J-Team—about hiking the iconic orb in Yosemite National Park.
Among other things, the trio lays ou
Sarah and Molly have a good gab with Brendan Leonard, a.k.a. Semi-Rad, author of the satirical-and-insightful book I Hate Running and You Can Too. The trio talks about:
-the love-hate relationship many folks have with running and fitness;
Sarah and Dimity offer insight for:
-Christine about fueling during a half-marathon (including how to do a GU);
-pregnant Christine about running with a baby on board; and,
-Pam on best sites for finding regional races (including RaceRaves + h
Sarah + Amanda talk with a variety of athletes on this episode that originally aired in 2018. Dr. Justin Ross, a Denver-based psychologist and marathon runner, kicks things off by defining an athletic happy place. Then two women runners, Michel
With about nine weeks before the USA Triathlon Long Course Aquabike Championships, Dimity (not super competitive by nature) taps into the wisdom of Coaches Jen and Liz (both super competitive by nature) to help her get into a Racing mindset.
Sarah and Tish, both themselves former every-day exercisers, chat with four women who run every.single.day. The streakers share:
-how (+why) they started running on a daily basis;
-how they find the time to lace up and head out every day;
Sarah and Dimity offer:
cautions about exercising in poor air quality; and,
first-time half-marathoner Christine pragmatic words about negative splitting.
In a longer-than-usual intro, Dimity paints a picture of her upcoming epic adventure
Sarah and Adrienne converse with Jackie Hoermann-Elliott, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of English at Texas Woman’s University and author of Running, Thinking, Writing. The trio of writers/mother runners examine:
-running’s power to fuel creati
Hill is a four-letter word no longer; Holly Brooks, a two-time Olympian and two-time winner of the Mount Marathon, inspires us to embrace the climb .
Among other things, Holly explains:
—The importance being aware of your self-talk;
Sarah and Katie enjoy candid conversations with three Latina runners in this second installment of our series Run in My Shoes, in which we aim to amplify the voices of a wider array of runners. The guests detail:
-overcoming guilt imposed by th
Sarah and Dimity clue in:
-Cara about the benefits and how-to’s of weighted running vests;
-Melissa on going long to go long; and,
-Leah on coolest top options for summer runs.
In the intro, Dimity gives a detailed report of her recent swim-bik
Sarah and Tish Hamilton get to chatting with science writer and occasional runner Sarah Everts, author of the new book The Joy of Sweat: the Strange Science of Perspiration. With wit and wisdom, the guest details:
-how sweat is “an evolutionary
Dimity chats with Laurel Short and Tiffany Cross, two Kansas-City based triathletes and best running friends, who conquered Des Moines Ironman 70.3 in late June.
In this extra long race report, the trio cover:
—The importance of having a traini
Sarah and Molly get personal with four women runners, talking about what it’s like to run in just a sports bra—no tank or tee over it. The conversation takes some unexpected turns. A few revealed confessions are:
-one runner visualizes herself
Answers of a different sort: In this crossover episode, Lexi Miller, a running coach and the pregnant host of the Defining Endurance podcast, quizzes Sarah about juggling running with mothering at different stages. In true SBS style, Sarah give
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