38. Stop Arguing for Your Limitations
There are basically two ways to approach any challenge – focus on all the reasons why you can’t do it or focus on all the reasons why you can. Today I want to talk about why we argue for our limitations, how this kind of thinking is keeping you stuck, and I offer some suggestions for what to do instead.
37. How to Solve the Hunger Problem
Today, I’m talking about the problem of hunger and how to solve it. I’ll explain the different types of hunger, how to tell if you are actually hungry, which foods increase your hunger and which reduce it, and how all of this relates to your running.
36. The Myths and Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
There seems to be a lot of misleading information out there about intermittent fasting. Today, I’m going to separate fact from fiction and share all of the incredible positive health benefits of intermittent fasting.
35. Embracing The Suck
Today on the podcast, I’m talking about embracing the suck. Most people want to do the opposite, they want to avoid the suck. But here’s the thing, the suck is going to happen whether you like it or not, so it’s better that you learn how to embrace it, rather than resist it.
34. The Ultimate Guide to Oil
Ever since we’ve increased our consumption of vegetable oils we’ve just gotten fatter and sicker. What the heck is going on? In this episode, I get to the bottom of this issue and explain why vegetable oils are actually very bad for our health as humans, and what oils you should use instead.
33. The Power of Making a Real Commitment
There’s a subtle but powerful shift that happens in your brain when you decide to go all-in on a goal. Making a real commitment early on in the process is often the one thing that differentiates those who succeed from those who do not.
32. Why I Changed My Mind About Eating Meat
In this episode, I explain what led me to make the switch to eating meat again after being plant-based for the last 10 years, answer questions about why I made this change, and talk about the impact it’s had on my overall health and athletic performance.
31. Jen Wright on How to Breathe for Long-Distance Running
Today we talk about the importance of breathing properly, how to breathe as a long-distance runner, breathing as a way of relieving stress, using breath to promote mindful running and getting into the flow state, belly breathing vs. chest breathing and which is better for running, how to get rid of side stitches, and so much more!
30. It’s the Challenges That Change Us
It’s the challenges that change us – sometimes in profound ways – that we never would have experienced if it weren’t for going through all the discomfort of those challenges.
The Running Mind Podcast Is Getting a New Name
I’m here with a special edition of the podcast to give you a quick update on what’s coming – The Running Mind Podcast is getting a new name! I want the podcast name to more accurately represent the material I’m teaching, and so I’m making a very minor change to the name of the show.