Archive for October, 2010

Running With Coach Kinsey: Consistency Breeds Confidence

October 29, 2010

                                                                                    Confidence is a funny thing. We can feel great on one day of training, and then feel like we have made no progress on the next.  In our emerging society of instant gratification we seem to want results NOW.  So, when we have a great day of training we instantly think [...]

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Olympian Paul Terek Discusses His Retirement and Looks Back at His Career

October 27, 2010

Living the Run co-host and 2004 Olympian, Paul Terek, has decided to end his successful decathlon career. As much as I like to make fun of Paul, and vice versa, I did want to take some time on the show and recognize and honor him with a bit of a retrospective. The Michigan State alum represented [...]

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What’s a Life Coach, How You Can Improve Your Mind Fitness, and Rock Today

October 25, 2010

If you’re anything like me you are more than curious about this relatively new trend called “life coaching”. I’ve always been skeptical of it, although I never truly understood exactly what it is. We talked with Erica O’Young, a life coach and founder of Rock Today “Inspiration for the new generation” on the Living the Run [...]

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Just Sleep it Off, Your Weight That Is.

October 22, 2010

Do you too have a friend who brags how they only need 5-6 hours of sleep? It’s probably wishful thinking more than anything. It seems some people take pride in their lack of Z’s, while others simply don’t have the time, but they know they need it and want it. Lord knows your husband isn’t [...]

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Barefoot and Minimal Shoe Running: Blisters or Bliss?

October 21, 2010

The fact that Abebe Bikila won the gold medal in the marathon at the 1960 Olympics in Rome is astonishing for several reasons. One, he was far from a favorite to win. Instead, he was a last-minute addition, who barely caught the flight to Rome. Two, he won gold after running 26.2 miles barefoot! Bikila didn’t set out [...]

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WARNING, Shards O’Glass Frozen Treats Really Exist!!!:Food Recall

October 18, 2010

Shards O’Glass frozen treats are apparently very real. The popular anti-tobacco commercial (see video below) is very effective because you would think that it’s so ridiculous that a company would actually sell popsicles with shards of glass. Well, think again. The FDA announced today a recall for frozen peas made by Pictsweet Company of Bells [...]

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Detox and Purification Cleanses, Are They Right for You?

October 15, 2010

Have you ever considered doing  a juice fast or some type of detox cleanse? There are many different ones out there, and many people swear by them, while others remain skeptical. Having done a brief juice fast myself, I was excited to have Dr. Rex Stevens from the SLO Wellness Center on our radio show to [...]

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Running With Coach Kinsey: The Tempo Run Benefits

October 14, 2010

                                                                                    The tempo run is a workout used by many athletes to help increase fitness levels, build strength, and even boost confidence. When you begin to venture from 5k races and up, tempo runs will become essential to your monthly training. Not only can tempo days help bridge the gap sometimes felt [...]

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On the Air with LTR: ESPN’s Doug Gottlieb talking P90X, Cleanse Therapy/Detox, and Cold Laser Therapy

October 13, 2010

Have you ever wondered why you spent countless hours watching the P90X infomercial? Wonder no longer. We will be talking to ESPN basketball analyst Doug Gottlieb who is a big believer in the P90X program. The last time we spoke to Gottlieb, he told us he not only lost weight, body fat, and inches off [...]

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Eat Fish? Got Mercury? What You Need to Know About Your Favorite Fish

October 11, 2010

Ignorance is not bliss. If you eat fish, you should listen up. Mercury poisoning is a very serious problem that some people actually eat their way into. Buffy Martin-Tarbox from Got Mercury was our guest on Living the Run and served up some great information that fish consumers should really consider digesting. For instance, Got Mercury [...]

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