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Episode 73: Follow up conversation; race t-shirts, body confidence, and Congratulating Boston Finishers!

In Episode 72, we uncovered lots of strong emotions and provoked some great discussion on our Podcast Facebook Group. We thought in this episode, we would respond to some of those thoughts and feelings with more of our own, but really, we must congratulate those who went out for the Boston Marathon this month, as well as all of you who are pushing out the boundaries of your comfort zone by challenging yourself in your own way.

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Episode 72: Running Myths Busted

Have you ever heard, “Running is bad for your knees,” or “Wait, you don’t look like a runner?”

Don’t worry, we have too. Heather and Jen dive into some common running myths, and then inadvertently peel back the layers of the human psyche…not really, but we had some deep thoughts.

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Ep 068 Planning Races Post-Covid

As we start to see races open back up and trickle back onto the calendar (believe me, they are out there), it is important to remember to keep planning out your upcoming events in a smart and safe way. While we are all missing those start lines, and want to register for all the races, having a plan for the next few years will help you stay focused.

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Episode 67: Real Races during COVID

As the world continues to open back up, runners are chomping at the bit to get back to real races. Heather and Jen talk to two runners who recently toed real start lines. They recap their experiences and detail how events and race organizers have had to change some logistics. Hopefully, we will continue to see races come back, but when they do, they will look different for a while.

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Episode 66: Running a Virtual Marathon

In this episode we feature two runners who ran 26.2 miles…ON THEIR OWN! Heather and Jen discuss how each of them tackled a Virtual Marathon solo and their reasons for doing so. We hope you find some inspiration to keep moving, and make the choice to celebrate what you can do. While Virtual Marathons may not be for everyone, they are possible, and perhaps you might even discover something about yourself!

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Episode 65: Running with Lyme and Other Health Challenges with Kimberly and Kathy Estabrook

In this episode, Heather and Jen welcome two dear friends, Kimberly Estabrook and her mom, Kathy. Both are training for RunDisney’s Dopey Challenge, regardless of their health challenges. Over the years they have both turned to each other and running to overcome obstacles they faced. Our conversation is the epitome of Runners Without Limits, proving that these two ladies are a force to be reckoned with.

 

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Episode 64: Testing Yourself; 5k test, Magic Mile, Yasso 800s

How many times have you needed the right song at the right time, and your playlist knows? Heather and Jen recap their 5k “Test” experiences, and discuss the benefits of running a benchmark test occasionally. They discuss other Training techniques such as the Magic Mile and Yasso 800s, how and why you would use them in a training plan.

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Episode 62: Types of Training Runs Explained

Tempo? Strides? Fartleks? What do all these things mean? Heather and Jen dive into some of the runner’s jargon to explain the more common running workouts. From Long, Slow Distance, to Hill Intervals, each workout has a purpose to help you unlock your potential as a runner.

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About the Podcast

Coach Heather and her Client Athlete Jen talk about all things running during a weekly podcast. As a result of their friendship, they began working together as Coach and Athlete, then as hosts of the Runners Without Limits Podcast (formerly Go Find Your Awesome). In it, they discuss training tips, gear, races, recovery, nutrition, products...everything you might want from a Podcast for Every Runner.

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