Alyson Wessells Is Leading Exercise Research With An Unusual Specimen

My guest on the show today is a scientist on the cutting edge of exercise research.

She studies the genetics of exercise using an uncommon specimen- fruit flies.

Today I will go a few easy miles with Alyson Wessells as we delve into what exciting discoveries her research may hold.

Alyson Wessells

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Dr. Kasey Hill Addresses The Root Of The Problem While Teaching Long Term Solutions

Today I am going a few easy miles with Kasey Hill, a doctor in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Kasey Hill

Runners of all levels can benefit from the easy and quick suggestions Kasey provides to keep your running body in working order.

Kasey is particularly interested in making sure things are done correctly in order to prevent the problems in the first place.

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Teal Burrell in the 2016 Olympic Trials

Teal Burrell Achieved Her Goal of Running in the Olympic Trails. What’s Next?

Today I’m catching back up with Teal Burrell, almost a year to the date after our first chat.

Teal Burrell in the 2016 Olympic Trials

Teal Burrell in the 2016 Olympic Trials

When I last talked to Teal, she had recently qualified for the Olympic Trials. That had been her big goal for a number of years, and was the namesake of her website (

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This time around, Teal was about a month and a half removed from the Olympic Trials and we spent the bulk of the chat talking about the trials from her perspective. We also talked about what her new goals are now that she’s run in the Trials, the benefits of keeping a running journal, some science talk, and a whole lot more! Read more

Compression Gear for Runners

Compression Gear for Runners: Does It Really Do Anything?

A few weeks ago, I was joined on the podcast by Teal Burrell.

We had a great chat, and one of the things that we talked about was the fact that she has written some articles looking at some of the different trends in the running world and the science behind them.

One of the the articles we touched on during our conversation was the increased prevalence of compression gear for runners, from socks to sleeves to tights and a whole lot more, and what said compression gear actually does (or doesn’t do) for runners.

I loved her article, and I think many of you guys will enjoy reading it as well, so I thought I’d share it with you.

Compression Gear for Runners

Image from the Original Article, via Outside Online

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A Running Coach Without the Title

Does a running coach NEED to be RRCA certified?


This is a question I’ve been kicking around in my head for some time now.

As I’m now taking on clients as a running coach and creating training plans for runners of all race distances, I’ve gone back and forth on whether or not I should pursue RRCA certification as a coach.

I don’t think I am going to. Read more