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The Running for Real Podcast

Jul 26, 2019

Do you hit snooze ten times before getting out of bed? Do you have to daydream about sugar, fat, and carbs to motivate yourself to finish your run? Do you get out of a hot shower only to realize that you are still sweating? Then you just might be a superstar.

Every so often our personal habits, attributes, and...

Jul 19, 2019

Now more than over, runners of all ages and interests have opportunities to be the best they can be. No longer are the days of a small handful of elites that make up the only competitive runners. Today, if you want to be a competitive runner, you can. As a lifestyle, a hobby, or a profession, you decide how serious...

Jul 12, 2019

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

Your everyday airline attendant will tell you, “Before helping others, first put on your own oxygen mask.”

Many people find it difficult to reconcile these...

Jul 5, 2019

Effort-based running is a highly sought-after skill. In a perfect world we could measure everything we do by how capable we are in that moment. This is an optimal situation because we wouldn’t limit ourselves when we have the energy, and we wouldn’t look down on ourselves when we don’t.

However, because of the...