71. Zero-Carb Marathon Training
I recently decided to do a little nutrition experiment on myself. I trained for a marathon while following a zero-carb diet, and then I ran that marathon without carb-loading and without the use of any fuel at all. In this episode of the Running Lean podcast, I answer all of those questions and share the results of my experiment training for and then running a marathon without the use of carbohydrates as fuel.
70. Becoming an Emotional Adult
Whether your goal is to finish a marathon without bonking or lose weight and keep it off for good, you have to become an emotional adult to get there. Becoming an emotional adult is one of the most powerful skills you can learn, and it’s key to becoming the most badass version of yourself yet.
69. 5 Ways You Sabotage Your Own Success
I coach a lot of runners on nutrition, weight loss, and overall health and fitness, and I see the same self-sabotaging behavior over and over again. Why do you do these things to yourself? Why can’t you ever seem to make any significant progress toward your big goals? Why do you always seem to sabotage your own success?
68. Our Complicated Relationship With Food
Why is what we eat so complicated? What does this mean for us? And most importantly, what can we do about it? In this episode, I share many of the reasons why our relationship with food is so complicated. My hope is that by the end of this podcast, you’ll have a deeper understanding of this issue and be able to make more informed decisions about your own dietary choices.
67. The Myths and Benefits of Strength Training for Runners
I hear a lot of runners talk about strength training, and honestly, not all of what they say makes sense. So in this episode of the Running Lean podcast, I bust a bunch of these myths and misconceptions runners have around strength training. I also outline the many benefits that strength training actually provides, especially for endurance athletes.
66. Eliminating Scale Drama
I’ve seen a lot of social media posts and comments lately where people are sharing their frustration around the scale. In this episode of the podcast, I dole out a little tough love and explain exactly what scale drama is, how it impacts your life, and how to eliminate all that scale drama for good.
65. The Three Requirements for Making Lasting Change
Making lasting changes like permanently losing weight is not an easy thing to do. It requires you to do more than just change a behavior. Any kind of meaningful, lasting change requires three key things, and you have to have all three or it just won’t work. In this episode of the podcast, I’m going to share the three requirements for making lasting change and show you where you can find all three in one place.
64. Warning Signs and Dangers of Overtraining
Overtraining is something that a lot of runners experience but very few actually know that it’s happening. The problem is that if you keep it up it can result in overtraining, which leads to all sorts of health issues like poor performance, burnout, even injury. Today on the podcast, I’ll go over the warning signs and dangers of overtraining and offer some solid strategies for what you can do to avoid it.
63. Lessons Learned Running 48 Miles in 48 Hours
Today on the podcast, I’m going to break down my experience running the David Goggins 4x4x48 Challenge. I’ll share some things I did right, some things I could have done better, and how this whole challenge has changed me. Whether or not you would ever consider doing an event like this, I think you’ll get something out of this episode.
62. The Secret Sauce of Self-Motivation
Whether you want to run faster or farther, dial in your nutrition, or lose those winter lbs – you need motivation to make it happen! But most people severely lack motivation! They are motivation-deficient. And this lack of motivation keeps them stuck where they are, never making any progress toward their goals. In this episode of the podcast, I’m sharing my “secret sauce” of self-motivation.