E31 Rhea: Getting comfortable with the risk

E31 Rhea: Getting comfortable with the risk

Rhea is a competitive trail runner that found the key to success in staying positive. After DNFing and blaming herself and her crew she realized negativity can destroy you. Since then she's placed first female and first overall in countless races. Rhea shares her story as well as a ton of great training tips and safety tips. 

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E29 Miriam: Overcoming surgery mishaps, B12 deficiency, and a workplace bully

E29 Miriam: Overcoming surgery mishaps, B12 deficiency, and a workplace bully

Miriam is 60 year old runner that has survived 4 surgeries,  Cipro toxicity, and B12 deficiency. She credits running for her ability to make it through a nearly fatal botched surgery. No matter what life throws at her she gets out the door and puts one foot in front of the other. Learn more about B12 and deficiency and what you can do on Miriam's website: https://www.miriamdiazgilbert.com

 

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E28 Dr. Van Poelgeest: Periods, supplements, recovery, and more

E28 Dr. Van Poelgeest: Periods, supplements, recovery, and more

This episode is a guest appearance from Naturopathic Dr. Nicole van Poelgeest. She is a female athlete who also has a general practice in Vancouver. We cover listener questions on running through periods, amenorrhea, supplements, recovery and more. We speculate on why your period might be different during a race at altitude and how iron might affect this. Find more from Dr. van Poelgeest here.  

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E27 Lisa M: Wild Women Trail Running

E27 Lisa M: Wild Women Trail Running

If you had to sum up the community of trail running in one word, it would probably be Lisa. Lisa is the founder of the Wild Women running group in Nanaimo BC. Her and her mom started racing when Lisa was 20 years old as a way to meet people after a move. Lisa was the youngest in the group but never let age or speed deter her from enjoying the group. Her and mom quickly became intertwined in the running community in Nanaimo and ran their first marathon together

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E26: Trail Tips -Tory quits running

E26: Trail Tips -Tory quits running

In this episode of trail tips Tory gets honest about taking a break from structured training guilt free. Guess what? Running is supposed to be fun and rest is okay! We answer listener questions about nausea during races, breaking up long runs, back to back long runs, and our feelings around Strava.  

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