Creativity Podcasts Podcasts

ROO #167: Emory Hall on the Spiritual Path of Traveling Around the World

In this episode, Emory Hall, photographer, filmmaker, and world traveler, explores the spiritual path of traveling around the world. She discusses her experience touring with her husband and musician Trevor Hall as his creative director. Emory reflects on the first time she traveled to Nepal, visiting the desert Gangetic plains to isolated villages in the high Himalayas.

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Running Videos

ROO Video – From Sunrise to Sunset: ROO Runs in Dubrovnik

I recently returned from two weeks in Dubrovnik, Croatia, visiting with my grandfather and extended family. Dubrovnik is a medieval walled city, built on the side of a mountain range, overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Although it is a summer-goers paradise, it is not the easiest place for a continuous run, as it is filled with hills and stairs. The majority of my runs in Dubrovnik were on a 1-mile paved walking path that hugged the coastline, overlooking the old city walls. There were two options for running on this road: run up hill for a mile and then run down …

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Running Videos

ROO Video: Lokrum Island Trail Run

This past summer, I had the privilege of spending three weeks in Dubrovnik, Croatia with my maternal grandparents who are from and live there. From the window of my bedroom, I would look out at the Adriatic Sea with Lokrum Island in the foreground. I took my first GoPro excursion on Lokrum, recording the ferry ride and trail run around the island. In my efforts to wish away winter, I decided to revisit my Lokrum footage and share my adventure with all of you. Music by Lord Huron, “Time to Run”

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Health Podcasts Podcasts

ROO #113: Joe Holder on Maximizing Life via Health

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.

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Food/Nutrition Recipes

Chocolate Raw Love Milk

Some people drink coffee in the mornings to wake them up, I opt-for a natural buzz that comes from raw cocoa. This milk was inspired by Raw Love, a raw vegan restaurant in Tulum that I ate many meals at during my recent tropical getaway. Fresh coconuts were plentiful in Meixco and I would often find unopened coconuts scattered on the roads where I ran. I was tempted to pack some of them for my journey home. This milk brings me right back to the vibrant cuisine of Raw Love, owned by the calmest power couple I’ve ever met, Adan …

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Podcasts Running Podcasts

ROO #111: Chris Heuisler on the Path to Discovering His Dream Job

In this episode, Chris Heuisler, RunWestin Concierge, experienced runner, and father, tells the story of how he started running and what inspired him to begin the quest of running 50 marathons in 50 states. He reflects on the memorable and humbling experiences he has had running marathons. Chris discusses his former job at Equinox and how this prepared him for his work now. He shares the story of discovering RunWestin, his dream job, and the application process he went through. Chris recounts watching the San Antonio Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with Meb Keflezighi and the lessons he learned from Meb. He offers advice for staying healthy and physically active while traveling. Lastly, Chris previews whats ahead for 2015: exciting developments for RunWestin and a triathlon on Chris’ racing calendar.

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