WITH COLLEEN QUIGLEY
Photo Credit: Dave Atkinson
On this episode of the A to Z Running Podcast, we interview Olympian Colleen Quigley. She joins the show to talk about cross training to an Olympic qualification and how cross training maintains an ongoing role in her training.
Stick around after that for the latest from the world of running, including US high school records, an Australian champ, and the Paris Marathon.
Olympian Colleen Quigley joins us on the show today to discuss cross training. We will hear more about Colleen’s journey here in a few minutes, but let’s talk through a few of Colleen’s accolades.
Colleen is a professional runner with notable sponsors including Lululemon, Whoop, and Hyperice, just to name a few.
In addition to running, Colleen is a volunteer assistant coach, does race commentary, modeling, has a degree in dietetics, and founded the trend Fast Braid Friday, just to name a few of her additional “hats.”
Some running highlights:
Colleen’s website: Recipes, stories, Swim workouts (even for beginners)
Listen into the conversation to hear how Colleen advocates for being well rounded, mind body and spirit. Stay tuned after the interview for some practical suggestions on how to integrate cross training into your schedule.
Colleen’s suggestion to use your cross training time as your indulgence time is a really great suggestion. I’ve used this method and it makes you WANT to hop on the bike and maybe even sneak in an extra few minutes.
A couple cross training suggestions:
(As reported by Letsrun)
Watch the race: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tnFEMMESRQ
But in case that one wasn’t enough… (according to Letsrun)