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QT: How to Stay Consistent When the Race Calendar is Empty


In my view, there are few things more valuable for us as runners than to stay consistent with our training.

Sure, other things matter in helping you make progress toward your goals.

But if you’re not regularly getting your miles in it’s hard to realize the growth you are looking for.

One way that many runners are motivated to stay consistent is by always having a race or few on their calendar.

But what happens when the race calendar is more barren than usual? Say, during a global pandemic? Read more

Greg Unger Has a Larger than Life Presence and Motivational Advice to Match

Greg Unger is returning to the show today for round two.

When he does anything he goes all in, which explains why I had to have him on for a second time.

In his few short years as an endurance athlete, Greg has completed over 230 marathons, ultras, and Iron Man triathlons!

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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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Are You Riding the Motivation Roller Coaster?

Quick Tip: The Ups and Downs of the Motivation Roller Coaster


Ask any runner and he or she will tell you, the motivation roller coaster is a real thing.

Are You Riding the Motivation Roller Coaster?

Are You Riding the Motivation Roller Coaster?

There are times when going for a run is easy as pie.

But there are other times when motivating yourself to go for a run is next to impossible. During those moments, it is up to you to create your own motivation because odds of you simply finding it are slim and none.

You Must Generate Your Own Motivation

You Must Generate Your Own Motivation

How to Generate Your Own Motivation

Before you can generate your own motivation to get off or the motivation roller coaster, you need to figure out why you’re experiencing a dip in your motivation in the first place. Read more