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Podcast: personal trainer to the stars spills her training secrets

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Last year, we talked to celebrity personal trainer , Ashley Borden, who is known for her body transformations and has worked with some of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces, including Reese Witherspoon, Ke$ha, Natasha Bedingfield, Ryan Gosling, Mandy Moore, and Christina Aguilera. So many of you wanted to hear more from her — especially right before […]

What it takes to win a marathon on the North Pole

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Brutal yet spectacular. That’s how elite marathoner and the 2013 North Pole Marathon winner, Fiona Oakes, describes running a marathon on the polar ice caps in -22 degrees F (-30C). “It was not just a marathon,” the queen of extreme said. “It was an adventure of a lifetime.” Hear more from Oakes in the podcast above, […]

Giving back and not giving up: rekindling a passion for running (podcast)

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Anne St Jeme is one of Women’s Health RUN 10 FEED 10 campaign Action Heros. This 25-year-old San Francisco resident recently left the corporate world to pursue her running career, full-time. We spoke with Anne about helping bring RUN 10 FEED 10 to her area, life as a newly-professional runner, and the woman and runner […]

Swuggling, Unijuggling and Joggling the Triathlon

We have two special guests for our 50th podcast episode. Bob and Trish Evans are a husband and wife creative duo. They are experienced jugglers who hold world records for joggling (juggling while running) for male and female in the 5K and 10K. Trish's 5K PR is 19:46, and Bob's is 16:34. They also competed […]

26.2 Miles in Full Firefighting Gear

Rob Verhelst, or “Fireman Rob” is a twelve year Madison, Wisconsin Firefighter. Just over 11 years ago, Rob found himself working for eight days as part of the search and rescue team in New York City following the horrific attacks of September 11. Then on the ten year anniversary of the attacks, Rob found himself […]

295 Total Marathons, 148 Wins

Chuck Engle calls himself the “marathon junkie.” So far, Chuck has completed 295 marathons with a 2 hour 44 minute average time! That's not all- he finished in first place in 148 of those marathons! We wanted to chat with Chuck on the podcast to hear his thoughts on racing and running in general. He […]

Man Runs a Full Marathon in Flip-Flop Sandals

Keith Levasseur ran the Baltimore Marathon on October 13th. In flip-flop sandals. He is currently in the process of contacting the Guinness Book of World Records to enter his feat in as the fastest marathon time in sandals. His time was 2 hours and 46 minutes! We shared his story on our Facebook page earlier […]

Interview with the US Decathlon Team's Treating Doctor

Dr. Curt Draeger and Dr. Reva Draeger at the warm up track outside Olympic Stadium Dr. Curt Draeger, D.C is the treating doctor for the US decathlon team. This year London was his third Olympic games. He got to work on the decathletes before their events in London. He's also dedicated to helping chronic pain […]

Interview with US Marathoner Craig Leon

Yesterday we headed to the Chicago Marathon media center at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago. Three weeks ago, we sat down with Wesley Korir to talk about his plans for the Chicago Marathon this Sunday, October 7th. We had an exclusive interview with Craig Leon, an elite runner on the field this year for the […]

Race Tips from Coach Jenny

Today's podcast guest is Coach Jenny Hadfield, the creator of our training plans. We met up with Coach Jenny at the Chicago Half Marathon where she answered many of our pre-race day and race day questions. In this episode Coach Jenny talks about how to handle your first race. She shares her best tips that […]