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Nate Loman Will Try Any Combination Of Sports At Least Once


My guest on the show today is a guy that is pretty much all in on all things endurance.

He has competed in events that I didn’t even know existed.

Nate Loman

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Nate Loman and learning a thing or two.  Read more

Sarah Scozzaro Found Her Purpose and Passion When At Her Lowest


My guest today is a big believer in the value of doing the “little things,” as a runner.

Sarah Scozzaro

Along with being a runner, she is also a coach, personal trainer, and fellow Dirt Unit member.

It is a pleasure to go a few easy miles with Sarah Scozzaro.

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Shane Finn Coastal

Shane Finn is Taking on Another Marathon Streak to Raise Money for Those With Spina Bifida


Shane Finn is a pretty incredible 24 year old!

Starting June 22nd of this year, he will attempt to run 24 marathons in 24 days with the goal of raising €100,000 for Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland.

Shane Finn Coastal

Shane Finn Running in Coastal Ireland

He’ll start his 628.8 mile journey in his hometown of Dingle, with the hopes of completing it on July 15th in Kerry.

Why?

What could possibly motivate a 24 year old man to attempt such a feat? Read more

November Project, Co-Founded by Brogan Graham

Brogan Graham Helped Spark a Movement That is Spreading World Wide


Today I’m going a few easy miles with November Project co-founder Brogan Graham.

Brogan Graham: No Comments Needed

Brogan Graham: No Comments Needed!

This chat was all over the place, starting off with a disclaimer about weed whackers and the pop of a La Croix can.

But we found our groove before too long, I promise!

Brogan Graham: Marathon Crasher

Brogan definitely grew up as an athlete.

He had the goal of becoming a professional basketball player in his younger days, but his senior year of high school he stopped playing basketball and started rowing competitively. That switch in sports earned him a scholarship to row collegiately at Northeastern, which was quite fortuitous.

While Brogan was in college, he worked part time for a moving company that does a lot of moving of barricades and bleachers and whatever else for the Boston Marathon. The moving company received a few bibs for folks that might be interested in running the race (without having to qualify), and Brogan got one of those bibs and ran his first marathon as the Boston Marathon.

Once he got to the starting area in Hopkinton, he realized that he basically crashed the party by running a race that he wasn’t “invited” to.

He has run Boston a couple of other times, by qualifying, so he has seen Boston from a couple of different perspectives.

November Project

The seeds of the November Project were planted when Brogan and Bojan made a bet with each other to find out whether they could work out each morning for a month outside no matter what the weather did.

Little did they know, that bet would propel a movement.

November Project, Co-Founded by Brogan Graham

Talking with Brogan, you can hear the passion for November Project in his voice. We talked a lot about some of the early days of the November Project, and how it provides something for everyone no matter their fitness level.

We also talked about how November Project helped with the healing process after the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.

Why Runners Should Consider Working Out with November Project

There is no question in my mind that cross training is beneficial to runners.

Look at any of the best runners in the world, whether they are running long distances or not, they do much more than just run.

Yet many of us recreational runners look at their weekly mileage figures and think that is what we need to emulate in order to reach our running goals.

Brogan points out, and I agree with him completely, that we will actually perform better (and probably have more fun) if we make sure to do some other training besides running.

'Athletes do well at marathons.' Wise words from @nov_project co-founder Brogan Graham. #runchat Click To Tweet

It All Comes Back to One Word: Community

In our fast paced world, we loose sight of the fact that we as people need to be around each other.

And that sense of community is something that is central to November Project.

It’s one thing to connect with people online/via social media, but there is nothing like a hug to instill that community.

That is what November Project really does, it brings people together and builds community.

And in this fast paced world in which we live, that is something that we need more of.

The November Project Book

The November Project Book


Talking with @ArgoBetts about @nov_project, crashing @bostonmarathon, and more! Click To Tweet

If you want to learn more about the November Project, check out the website and connect with November Project on Twitter and/or Instagram.

You can also buy the November Project book, if you’re so inclined!

To connect with Brogan, find him on Twitter and/or Instagram.

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A Strength Training Routine for Runners: Feb/Mar 2016

How have you been doing with your strength training?

Let’s be honest, it’s easy to get off track when it comes to consistent strength training as runners even though we know how important it can be in terms of avoiding injuries, improving performance, and maintaining overall body functions.

If you need a new routine to get you back in the strength training saddle, or if you just want to add a little spice to your current strength training routine, today’s video will do just that.

I’m switching things up a little bit this go round. Gone is the idea of doing 2-3 sets of the circuit of exercises.

Instead, we will be doing a certain number of reps of each exercise, resting as needed, before moving on to the next exercise on the list. Once you finish the last exercise, you’re set for the day.

Sounds easy enough, right?

Hehehehe….

Enter your info below, and I’ll send you the PDF guide outlining the Feb/Mar 2016 strength training routine ASAP.

Have You Done this Type of Workout Before? What are Your Thoughts?