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.
23. Eating Fat Does Not Make You Fat
In this episode, I’ll be diving into one of the physical aspects of becoming lean and dispelling the myth that eating fat will make you fat, and how fat will actually HELP you get lean and become a better runner.
22. Colin McGilvray on What It Takes to Hit a Big Weight Loss Goal
I recently sat down to have a candid conversation with one of my favorite clients – my son Colin! Colin has struggled with his weight his whole life. He finally reached out to me a couple of months ago and asked for my help. I know you’ll be inspired by Colin’s story. He’s faced this challenge with courage and determination and his results are nothing short of amazing.
21. How to Become a Lean Running Machine Part 3
In this episode, I’m going to cover the often-overlooked mental and emotional aspects of weight loss. If you want to lose weight and keep it off, you have to completely change the way you think and feel about food. You have to develop a whole new relationship with eating.
20. How to Become a Lean Running Machine Part 2
This is the second episode of an eye-opening podcast series I’m doing called How to Become a Lean Running Machine. In this episode, I explain the important role your hormones play in your ability (or inability) to lose weight. I also share some tips on how to get your hormones back in balance so you can become a fat-burning machine.