What’s up goal crushers in this episode we are talking with Angela and Willie. Willie and Angela are the founders of We Beat Fat and Fueled By Running Blog.  The blogs focuses on motivation, goal setting, weight loss, healthy living  additionally, Angela and Willie share their daily life, running adventures, and food. In the past years Angela and Willie has lost over 500 pounds. In this podcast Angela and Willie talks to us about who they are, their evolving relationship with running , and lastly they gives new runners advice to help them crush their goals.

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Show Notes

  • 0:52 – Learn about Angela and Willie and how they lost over 500 pounds!
  • 2:08 – Learn Angela and Willie’s weight loss/gain story
  • 4:08 – Learn about the different diets/programs that Angela and Willie tried – “My eating habits didn’t match my physical activity.”
  • 6:59 – Time for action – Find out the moment that Angela and Willie knew they had to make a lifestyle change. “Losing weight is easy but keeping it off is hard.”

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  • 11:34 – When did Angela and Willie first discover running?
  • 14:51 – Learn about the obstacles that Angela and Willie faced when they first started their running journey.” It was hard for people to adjust to the people we were becoming.”
  • 17:43 – Hear how Angela and Willie’s  family reacted to their choice to start running.
  • 22:42 – Learn about Angela’s and Willie first race. – “The goal is to run a marathon in every state.”
  • 26:26 – Willie and Angela discusses their injuries and how they worked through it. – “Rest and recovery is apart of the plan…You have to listen to your body.”
  • 32:35 – Learn about Angela and Willie’s favorite products.
  • 39:44 – What advice would Angela and Willie give their past/younger self. “Go to the doctors.”
  • 44:17 – Angela and Willie gives advice for those that are new to running or starting a weightloss journey. “Take it one day at a time.”

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  • 45:25 – Angela and Willie’s favorite weight loss and running resources. “ Your biggest resources is sharing your story.”
  • 47:49 – Angela and Willie’s Goals
  • 50:00 – Words of wisdom from Angela and Willie.

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What you missed in the last episode?

In episode 14, we sat down with Ted Spiker and we talked about being a 300 pound runner and how running changed his life. Check out 300 Pounds and Running Podcast episode 14 now!

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