Julie Creffield is a runner but not your typical runner. Why you ask... because she is FAT. Julie is the founder of The Fat Girl’s Guide to Running blog. In her blog Julie shares her personal experience of going from a 280 pound beer guzzling, cheesecake eating, couch potato to multiple marathon runner and plus [...]
"I had to run, walk and crawl to finish and it took me just under 26 hours to finish."-Mirna Valerio What does a Spanish teacher, choral director, diversity practitioner, cross country running coach, blogger, and avid trail runner all have in common? Mirna Valerio! Goal crushers in this episode we will talk with Mirna Valerio. [...]
"The Race itself is the After Party" - Dani Holmes-Kirk What's up goal crushers in this episode we talk with Dani Holmes-Kirk. Dani is the founder of Weight Off My Shoulders Blog. The blog covers all things that involve Dani’s weight and health journey. In the past year Dani has ran over 53 races. In [...]
It’s here! The first session of the 300 Pounds and Running Podcast!
Since this is our first session together, I spend a little bit of time introducing myself and how 300 Pounds and Running was created. Also, I go over the formalities of the show and what to expect from future sessions. Additionally, you can also subscribe to the blog and get all of my material (blog posts and podcast) by signing up below.
Hey there goal crushers! Today we’re going to get right down to it and talk about reasons to actually get up off your couch and start running. Here’s five of the biggest and best reasons to strap on those running shoes and hit the treadmill. It’s true that you’re going to need a good [...]
There’s an old bit from a Robin Williams stand-up routine: a marathon runner crosses the finish line and he’s being interviewed. “How do you feel?” the interviewer asks him. “I’m alive!” the marathoner shouts. “I’m covered in my own shit – but I’m alive!” It’s one part funny and two parts gross – like all [...]
What’s up goal crushers! This week we’re going to be talking about some of the best reasons to get up off the couch and get out there on the treadmill or the track several times a week: the overall improvements to your health you can experience by taking up running as a hobby. It doesn’t [...]
What’s up goal crushers! Today we’re going to be taking a step back from the physical side of running and look at it from another angle altogether. Now I know what you’re gonna say – “Martinus, what are you talking about? There’s nothing but physical when it comes to running!” However, you couldn’t be more [...]
What’s up, goal crushers! So you think you’re ready for your first race. You’ve trained, you’ve prepared, and you’re motivated to get out there and do it. It doesn’t matter if you’re doing a 5k, a half marathon, a full marathon, or anything in between – if you believe you can do it and you’ve [...]
What’s up goal crushers! We’re back again, and this time we’re going to be talking about another common runner’s injury: shin splints. Here’s some information this minor yet painful condition that can be the bane of beginners and seasoned athletes alike. Known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), shin splints are a condition that can [...]
What’s up, goal crushers – today we’re gonna take some time to talk about a pretty serious problem, and it’s something that you need to be aware of whether you’re going to be pounding the pavement or hitting the treadmill any time soon. Have you ever heard of “Runner’s Knee?” If not, there’s a reason [...]