In this episode, Bonnie Weeks, yogi, fitness lover, mother, and blogger, reflects on the power of Instagram, as her renowned account @carrot_bowl_bonnie, has opened her heart and life to a new community and spiritual practice.
“The little things are the big things. If you do the little things well, they will become the big things in the long run.” * In this episode, Greg Ux, wellness practitioner and creator of Deluxe Life, shares his athletic background from placing fourth in the NH state decathlon in his senior year of high school to studying athletic training, strength, and conditioning. Greg explains how his work as a wellness practitioner is beyond the limits of a personal trainer. He discusses the challenges he has faced in founding Deluxe Life, his health company, centered on fitness, well-being, and lifestyle. Greg reflects on the power of dreams, visions, and inspirations in the development of his personal wellness philosophy and business model. Lastly, Greg reveals exciting projects and events for Deluxe Life.
“There is something noble about just going out and starting and putting yourself out there in races even when your not in your top shape.” – Kate Grace *This podcast is part of the #ROORises Series: please share the podcast by posting a picture on Instagram of your listening experience and tag @runningon0m and @fastkate!* In this episode, Kate Grace, professional runner for the Oiselle Team, shares the story of how she began running in high school in preparation for soccer season. She discusses the importance of taking ownership over her running as professional. Kate recounts one of her most memorable races of her collegiate career at Yale University. She reflects on the power of the Oiselle community and her Little Wing teammates. Kate provides insight on strength training for runners and reveals her own strength program. She offers advice on overcoming and dealing with injury. Lastly, Kate shares her perspective on discovering her legacy as a runner and whats ahead for 2015.
In this episode, Joe Holder, health and wellness coach, creator of the Ocho System, and community manager for Health Warrior, discusses his background in athletics, from playing track, football, and basketball in his youth to focusing solely on football during his time at the University of Pennsylvania. Joe reflects on how the Ocho System’s wellness philosophy was born out of his experience healing two injuries during college. He offers advice on how to overcome mental barriers in changing one’s relationship to exercise. Joe explains his role as the Community Manager of Health Warrior and the importance of traveling in his work-life balance. He reveals how he unplugs from his busy schedule and provides insight on eating healthy on a budget. Lastly, he shares details on his own training and exciting developments for 2015.
4 exercises in 2 minutes with a stability ball that are geared towards building core, hip, and hamstring strength. Also check out my other core for runners videos, Functional Core for Runners and Happy Hips and Glutes that do not use props. If this short and sweet routine is too short for you, make the moves 1 minute long instead of 30 seconds or do 3 sets of this routine! Let me know if you have any requests or feedback on this video– feel free to comment on the YouTube video or on this post directly.
Eight minutes of exercises that promote strength and stabilization of the hips and glutes. I believe strong and supple hips and glutes are essential for staying injury-free and happy. This video can be used as a warm up or cool down after a run OR the perfect precursor to ROO’s Functional Core for Runners Video. Shout outs and thanks to Brandon Gruver, former strength coach at Bates College, who taught me many of these moves! Let me know if you have any requests or feedback on this video– feel free to comment on the YouTube video or on this post …