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The Running for Real Podcast

Nov 30, 2018

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 pounds, or one of the many runners in between, making...

Nov 23, 2018

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 what to ask for yourself, maybe this runner gift guide will give you...

Nov 16, 2018

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 again. Hate it or love it, runners around the world are out there...

Nov 9, 2018

How to be a Positive Runner When You Don’t Seem to be Improving


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 tears can seem to mean nothing if you don’t believe you are...

Nov 5, 2018

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 for your signature juke. You can hear the crowd roar as...