Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn. with Samantha Palmer | Podcast ep 34

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A burning passion for the sport of running defines Samantha Palmer's motivation as she worked her way to a 2:29 marathon. But some days and races are harder than others. Palmer tells us about her journey of learning as she reaches peaks and wades through valleys just like the rest of us.

Winning the Uphill Battle with Jake Riley | Podcast ep 33

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What can it possibly take to return from injury only to outperform your lifetime bests AND qualify for the Olympic Games? Jake Riley knows.

How to Support Mother Runners with Whitney Heins | Podcast ep 32

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Obstacles in running come in all shapes and sizes, including little pint-sized humans. For all the joy and life they bring, there are also some challenges facing mother runners. Between sleepless nights, recovery from childbirth, the mental weight of care-taking, moms could use some help. How can we support mother runners and help them thrive?

Meal Prepping & Planning Tips for Busy Runners

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How are we to run well if we don’t put good fuel in “the tank?” Check out meal prepping & planning tips for busy runners!

When Persistence Pays Off with Joe Niemiec | Podcast ep 31

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What if persistence pays off in the end? We must believe that it does. Day after day and mile after mile we grind toward our goals. Joe Niemeic, shares his journey of persistence to realize his dream of both qualifying and competing in the 2020 Olympic Trials Marathon in Atlanta.

Check Yourself- Don’t Wreck Yourself | Podcast ep 30

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Learn why and how to check yourself on a run! Everything we do influences our efficiency and effectiveness. Even though we know all of the right things (cadence, upright torso, relaxed shoulders), every runner can move towards continuous improvement.

Leg Strength Circuit for Runners

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We need leg strength for performance as well as injury prevention. Check out this leg strength routine for runners. No weights needed.

Why You Should Run Like a Zombie with Mike Swinger | Podcast ep 29

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In this episode of the A to Z Running Podcast we interviewed physical therapist, author, and runner Mike Swinger about the importance of activation, mobility, and strength.

Tips for Virtual Racing

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There are unique challenges for runners making big efforts solo during quarantine. For many of us, races drive us to train and open our dreams to what is possible. During this barren season, consider a virtual race. Here are some virtual racing tips to help make it a success!

Her Dreams Don’t Quit with Joanna Stephens | Podcast ep 28

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Joanna Stephens' dream of making the Olympics started when she was only 6 years old. Through life's ups and downs she has held on to running. Her dreams don't quit!