58. How Stress Is Making Us Fat
Stress is not something that can be avoided, it’s just a fact of modern life. Stress can make us sick, stress can lead to a host of chronic diseases, and stress can make us fat. In this episode of the podcast, I’ll be taking a look at stress from several different angles, I’ll explain how stress is making us fat, and I’ll provide some options for how you can reduce stress in your life.
57. How to Make Healthy Eating a Way of Life
In this episode, I share my thoughts on what’s going on, why some people can easily make healthy eating a way of life, and why others can’t. I’ll also offer some practical tips to help you start to make the shift from the temporary “diet” mentality to the permanent “way of life” mentality.
56. Good Carbs, Bad Carbs
In this episode of the podcast, I answer some of the biggest questions runners ask about carbs, like what are good carbs and bad carbs? I’ll be covering the quality of carbs, the number of carbs, and the timing of your carbs, all of which play important roles in long-distance running and weight loss goals.
54. The Benefits of Becoming a Fat-Adapted Runner
I get a lot of questions over in the Running Lean Community Facebook Group about fat-adaptation. So today on the podcast, I’m taking a deep dive into the topic of fat-adaptation for runners. My goal is that by the end of this episode, you will have a solid understanding of fat-adaptation and why it’s such a powerful tool to help you improve not just your running, but your overall health and fitness.
53. How to Overcome Self-Sabotage
Self-sabotage is when you say you want to lose 30 lbs but you find yourself eating chocolate cake every day. What is happening here? By eating the cake, you are completely undermining what you say you really want for yourself! Why do we do this? In this episode of the podcast, you’ll discover how and why you self-sabotage and learn a few simple strategies for how to overcome self-sabotage.
52. Looking Back and Moving Forward
Contrary to what I see plastered all over social media, I don’t think 2020 was that bad of a year, at least it wasn’t for me. In fact, I think 2020 has been my best year yet! In this episode of the podcast, I’m looking back at 2020 and the valuable lessons I learned, and what I’ll be focusing on as I move forward into 2021.
51. How I Ran a 50k on Zero Calories
Last weekend I ran the Sloppy Hog 50k. What makes this particular event unique though, is that I did the whole thing without using any fuel at all. In this episode of the podcast, I’m going to break it all down for you and tell you exactly how I did it, and perhaps even more importantly, why I did it.
50. How to Create Unstoppable Motivation
Whether you’re trying to stick to your food plan, or your training schedule when it’s cold and dark outside, you need motivation to make it happen. In this episode of the podcast, I’ll explain where motivation really comes from and offer some tips on how to create unstoppable motivation so you can stick to your plan and hit your goals!
49. Be an Example of What’s Possible
The Running Lean Manifesto is a set of guiding principles that, when you practice them each day, you can create the life you’ve always wanted for yourself. In this episode of the podcast, I share my thoughts about what it means to live your life in such a way that you become an example of what’s possible for others.