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300PAR 014: Ted Spiker From Runner’s World Big Guy Blog

300PAR 014: Ted Spiker From Runner’s World Big Guy Blog

What’s up goal crushers in this episode we talk with Ted Spiker. Ted is the face of the Big Guy Blog, Runner’s World contributor (and former Marathon Virgin blogger) Ted Spiker writes about what it’s like being a size-XL runner in a size-M world. He covers running, weight loss, and cool workouts that help his running, as well as his weakness for [insert just about any food]. On top of that Ted is a scholar, author and speaker. In this podcast Ted talks to us about who he is, his evolving relationship with running (the good, bad and the ugly), his book- Downsize, and lastly he gives new runners advice to help them crush their goals.

 

 

 


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Show Notes

  • 0:59 - Who is Ted Spiker? - Scholar, Journalist and Health Advocate
  • 2:49 - Learn about Ted’s weight loss/gain story. - “Food is darn good!”
  • 5:52 - Ted discusses the diets that he has tried - I never bought into the “plans”...I would key use principles from each of the diets.”
  • 9:27 - When did Ted feel the need it was time to take action in his health journey? - “I stepped on the scale and was shocked.”
  • 12:04 - Learn how Ted first discovered running...the good and bad -
  • 15:20 - Ted talks about his most challenging race and his biggest takeaway. - “I am a little self confident about races but I still do them.”
  • 18:47 - How has running impacted other areas of Ted’s life. - “Running has open the doors to so many different communities and friendships for me.”
  • 22:29 - Ted’s favorite product. - One hint it has to do with chafing!
  • 25:10 - What advice would tell give to his past self? -Enjoy the process!
  • 28:19 - Ted gives advice to new runners who maybe hesitant on getting started. -” Get a plan and a program.” “Get a tribe or a squad...don’t do it alone.”
  • 30:18 - Ted gives his favorite weight loss and running resources.
  • 33:10 - Ted talks about his book, “Downsize”.
  • 34:42 - Ted’s Goals
  • 35:44 - Ted’s words of wisdom. “Stay within yourself!”

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What you missed in the last episode?

In episode 13, we sat down with Jill Angie and we talked about being a 300 pound runner and how running changed his life. Check out 300 Pounds and Running Podcast episode 13 now!

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About Martinus Evans

Martinus Evans, MS is the blogger behind 300 Pounds and Running. He is on a journey to eating right, losing weight, running marathons, and crushing goals. Follow him as he Chase Values and #CrushGoals.
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