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Katie Kendrex Balances All Areas Of Life To Get To The Next Level


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Today’s guest is an ultra runner, personal trainer, and nutrition coach.

She is gearing up for her first hundred miler and already has plans to go even farther in the not-so-distant future.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles with Katie Kendrex today!

Katie Kendrex

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QT: Weight Loss Goals for Runners Aren’t as Straightforward as You Might Think

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When I start working with a new athlete, they fill out a form answering various questions that help me as their new coach.

Current running routine. Upcoming races. Long-term running goals.

I also ask if they have other goals that aren’t running focused, and at least occasionally, someone will respond that weight loss is another goal that they have.

Today I’m going to attempt to talk about running and weight loss, without somehow upsetting every person that reads the post or listens to the episode. Read more

QT: Do Sports Drinks Provide Enough Race Day Fuel? (Best Of-ish)


Most sports drinks marketed to runners claim to provide all of your calorie needs on race day.

But do they?

Hmm

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QT: 5 Takeaways After Reading The Athlete’s Gut


A couple of months ago, the book of the month in the #DizRunsBookClub was The Athlete’s Gut.

Safe to say, most of us have had some form of GI issue during a run in the past.

And for some of us, GI issues are an issue more often than not.

That Sucks

Whether or not your gut regularly gives you some trouble, I think The Athlete’s Gut is definitely worth a read for every runner.

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QT: Thoughts and My Take on Nutrition Beyond the Run


When it comes to discussions of fueling for runners, the focus tends to be on mid-run nutrition.

Which totally makes sense.

The problem is, what you take in during a run is only part of the puzzle.

It may be a big part of the puzzle, but there are other components  of a good fueling/nutrition strategy that need to be considered beyond what you consume during your run. Read more