Sarah Shupp Is the Every Day Runners Biggest Ambassador

Sarah Shupp is a blogger, fellow Altra ambassador, and runner who is joining me today for a few easy miles.

Sarah Shupp Doesn’t Hate Running. I Promise.

Running first entered her life as a way to lose weight and she quickly fell in love with the sport.

(Contrary to what it says on her shirt!)

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James Lacher is Proud to Be Half the Man He Used to Be

Today I’m going a few easy miles with an athlete that is the epitome of hard work and consistency.

James Lacher, First 13.1

James Lacher After His First 13.1

James Lacher is, literally, half the man he was just a couple of years ago.

At his heavest, he weight over 400 pounds. Now, he’s on the other side of 200 pounds and recently finished his first half marathon! Read more

Erin Freel Before and After

Erin Freel has Found Success by Setting Big Goals and Doing the Work

Today I’m going a few easy miles with runner and triathlete (and Ironman!) Erin Freel.

Erin Freel, Finishing Her Ironman

Erin Freel, Finishing Her Ironman

The decision to start running was one that Erin credits with saving her life.

Erin has lost over 100 pounds since the start of her running journey, and she’s not planning to slow down anytime soon! Read more

Jessica Skarzynski + The Medals

Jessica Skarzynski has Lost Over 100 Pounds as a Runner; She has Gained Much More!

Today I’m going a few easy miles with Jessica Skarzynski, who has lost a lot of weight and become a dedicated runner over the past 10+ years.

Jess Skarzynski Running in the Rain

Jess is a fan of the moderately long distance races such as the 10k, but she will be making her debut in the marathon later this year. Read more

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.

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