Alright, goal crushers in this episode we talk with Pandora Williams. Pandora is a WLS patient who has lost over 260 pounds and ran over 39 half-marathons. Additionally, she is a wellness coach and personal training. In this podcast, Pandora talks to us about who she is, how she went from 420 pounds to running 39 half marathons and becoming a personal training, and lastly, he gives new runners advice to help them crush their goals.


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Show Notes

  • 0:59 – Who is Pandora Williams? – WLS patient who has lost over 260 pounds, avid runner, personal training, wellness coach… highest weight 420 pounds
  • 2:22 – Pandora shares her weight loss and gain story. “I was always overweight, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t overweight”
  • 4:53 – Time for some action – Learn when Pandora knew she had to make a lifestyle change. – “people all my life told me that I needed to lose weight”
  • 9:37 – Learn how Pandora discovered running. “My intro into running is a sad story”
  • 16:46 – Pandora talks about obstacles she ran into while running. “I’m never going to run 13 miles without a medal”
  • 30:43 – Pandora’s favorite running product.
  • 35:09 – Pandora discusses one of her most difficult races and what she learned from it.
  • 38:56 – Pandora gives advice to her younger/past self. – “Take it slow and enjoy the race”
  • 41:10 – Pandora’s’ advice to new runners. – “Make every moment count” “There’s no failure unless you quit”
  • 49:43 – Pandora’s favorite running song.
  • 51:00 – Pandora talks about her blog.
  • 55:01 – Pandora’s words of wisdom for goal crushers. “Running is just faster than walking”

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