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.
29. The Ultimate Guide to Fruit
How much fruit should we be eating? What role does fruit play in long-distance running? What about all those vitamins in fruit…don’t we need those? Does fruit help us or hurt us if we’re trying to lose weight? I will be digging into all of these questions in this episode of The Running Mind Podcast: The Ultimate Guide to Fruit.
28. Is Sugar Addictive or Do We Just Act Like It Is?
Today, everyone knows that eating too much sugar is a bad idea, yet the average American is consuming around 150 lbs of sugar a year. So the question on the table is… is sugar addictive? Should sugar be treated more like a drug than a nutrient? Do we even need to eat sugar? I’m getting into all of that in this episode of The Running Mind Podcast.
27. There’s Sugar in EVERYTHING!
From crackers to coffee drinks, pasta sauce to peanut butter, salad dressing to salsa, you’ll find sugar hidden almost everywhere you look. Why is this? Why do they add sugar to everything? Why is this such a big problem? In this episode, I’ll be answering all of those questions and I’ll offer some tips on how to avoid all that added sugar in your life.
26. Chris Wissman on Maintaining Peak Performance as a Real Human
Chris Wissman considers himself more of a holistic health coach than a personal trainer. His approach to health and fitness is a lot like mine – it’s not just about lifting weights or eating right, there’s so much more going on. In order to get to your ideal body weight and maintain peak performance, you have to consider the whole human.
25. Why Diets Don’t Work
Why don’t diets work? Every one of them claims they are the answer to our weight loss problems, and basically every one of them fails to produce lasting results. Today, I’m going to dive into the five biggest reasons why diets don’t work and give you a few options for what you should focus on instead.
24. A Weight Loss Coach? For Runners?
A lot of people, especially non-runners, believe that running is a cure-all for every health ailment out there today, especially being overweight. The truth is very different though. Running is NOT the magic pill for weight loss. It’s just not. Today I’m going to talk about why I decided to become a weight loss coach for runners, what this means for you, and the AHA moment I had that completely shifted my thinking around running, health, fitness, and diet.