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.
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.