In this episode, Andrea Duke, runner, mother, and professor, discusses embodying feminine fierce in her many roles. Andrea shares about her running journey, from being a passionate recreational runner who has completed over 45 marathons to her recent breakthrough into elite marathoning.
In this episode, Craig Coffey and Gabriel Gomez, co-founders of O2X, explore a holistic approach to human performance. They discuss O2X’s base-to-peak mountain challenges and their recent experiences at Loon Mountain. Craig and Gabriel share about their athletic journeys from Craig’s background as a multi-sport athlete to Gabriel’s training as a Navy SEAL. They offer insight on overcoming fear in starting one’s own business from their experience of co-founding O2X.
In this episode, Tyler Andrews, professional runner for Hoka One One and co-director of Strive Trips, explores the path of long term gratification in running. Tyler explains how his unique mindset of improving relative to himself has allowed him to progress from an 18:28 5K runner in high school to an elite 2:16 marathon runner. Tyler offers his perspective on the relationship between creativity and running.
In this episode, Renee and Austin Baillie, runners and co-founders of Recharge Sport, discuss the importance of athletic recovery for athletes of all levels. Renee is a professional marathoner and Austin is an accomplished runner and massage therapist. They explain their running backgrounds, from recounting their first races to the lessons they learned from Mark Wetmore, their coach at the University of Colorado.
In the episode, Sarah Bard, accomplished runner from the Boston area, shares the story behind why started running in middle school. She describes the influence of her coaches in her running development from the tough workouts of her high school coach to the wisdom of her college coach. Sara recalls her most memorable race in college: running the Boston Marathon in her senior year and the challenges she faced during it. She advocates the importance of mental and physical breaks from competitive running. Sarah provides insight from her experience balancing her social life and training. She discusses finding the inspiration to explore new distances with her first ultra-distance race this Fall. Sara recounts her recent win at the JFK 50-miler, which was her first ultra marathon! Lastly, Sarah reveals her favorite local running routes and previews races for 2015.
In this episode, Cara Gilman, yoga teacher, cycle instructor, and long-distance runner, discusses her relationship with yoga, running, and the integration of these movement forms in her life. Cara shares the stories behind how yoga and running came into her life and why she became a yoga teacher. She reveals how she overcame the fears associated with making her livelihood as a yoga teacher and how her students inspire her. Cara describes her three main self-care practices, including meditation, and how she fits these into her daily schedule. Cara offers advice for those interested in trying running or yoga and the benefits for those on either side of the spectrum. She provides details on her training for the 2014 Fall Chicago Marathon and her plans to become a running coach. Lastly, Cara explains why Gabrielle Bernstein inspires her and how her husband balances her.