Ms. Peggy White

Peggy White is Living Proof That It’s Never to Late to Get Started

On today’s episode of the show, I’m honored to be walking and talking with Ms. Peggy White.

Ms. Peggy White

Our conversation today is going to be a little different than usual, and that’s fine with me.

The Decision to Change Her Life

After an appointment with her doctor in 2015, Ms. Peggy was told some of her numbers weren’t looking so good and that she needed to lose some weight.

She started working with a dietician and made some changes, but before long she started to revert to some of the bad food habits.

At Christmas time in 2015, when the family got together she noticed how much weight her daughter Kristina had lost since the last time they were together.

Kristina told her mother about the changes that she had made to her diet and to become more active, and Ms. Peggy was quite impressed.

Fast forward to Mother’s Day, and Ms. Peggy was gifted a FitBit by her daughter, and she began walking more and more to make sure she was hitting her step goal.

At the same time, she started improving her diet as well.

And it wasn’t long before she began to notice some changes.

Not Always Easy

As you would expect, the progress that Ms. Peggy has made to her life and her health hasn’t simply been smooth sailing.

Toward the end of 2015, Peggy and her husband went on a long vacation that provided many temptations and a huge disruption to her routine.

After the vacation ended, the Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s holidays were in full swing. And this combination of factors definitely slowed her progress.

But it didn’t derail her.

Ms. Peggy is back into her routine and is slowly but surely losing weight again. 

At the time of our chat, Ms. Peggy is down about 50lbs from when her journey began just over a year ago.

Start Today

Ms. Peggy started the process of taking control of her health in her mid-60s.

It would have been easy for her to say she was too old or too overweight or too whatever. But she didn’t.

She got started, and the change has already been incredible.

It's never too late to start the journey to better health. Just ask Peggy White. #runchat Share on X

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Greg Unger

Greg Unger Lives Life with a “Go Big or Go Home” Attitude (Best Of)

On today’s show, I’m joining a Greg Unger for a few easy miles.

Greg has an amazing story when it comes to his evolution as a runner, starting off as a very serious body builder before diving into the deep end of the running scene. And as you can see, he doesn’t exactly look like your typical marathoner/endurance athlete.

Greg Unger

Greg Unger

Greg wasn’t a runner growing up, but he definitely was into lifting weights. At some point a few years ago, he decided he wanted to drop a little bit of weight and started to dabble with running here and there.

As his health habits improved and he continued to feel better, he really got into endurance sports.

And the rest, as they say, is history.

Here are some of the highlights of our conversation: Read more

Melissa Kahn Running

Melissa Kahn Was Peer Pressured Into Running and Has Changed Her Life

Today I’m joining Melissa Kahn, who has one of those stories that NEVER gets old!

After getting married and having kids, Melissa found herself in need of doing something to help her change her life.

Melissa Kahn, Before She Started Running

Melissa Kahn, Before She Started Running

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Kristina Richardson, April 2016

Kristina Richardson Has Come a Long Way in 3 Months of Running

Kristina Richardson may still be new to running, but that doesn’t mean she’s any less of a runner than you, I, or anyone else that I’ve been able to talk to on the show in the past!

Kristina Richardson & Her Girls, April 2016

Kristina Richardson & Her Girls, April 2016

Taking Control of Her Health

Kristina wasn’t a runner as a kid, but that doesn’t mean she wasn’t active.  Read more


Quick Tip: Continue to Inspire Others to Do Big Things

in·spire: to make (someone) want to do something 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

How many people have you inspired in the past week? Month? Year?

I don’t know if you’re aware of it or not, but you are an inspiration to someone.

More likely, you inspire many someones.

To Inspire...

One of the things I love about the interviews on the podcast is being able to share the stories of other runners, many of which are incredibly motivational in nature, with the world.

I think those of us that don’t consider ourselves much more than average as runners, myself absolutely included, lose sight of the fact that we can and do inspire others. Read more