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65: Gifts For Athletes, When To Have Kids, Scheduling Workouts

65: Gifts For Athletes, When To Have Kids, Scheduling Workouts

Gift ideas for athletes, how to fit in exercise in an already packed schedule, when to have kids, and lastly, why are age-groupers peeing on the bike during triathlons?

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64: Marathon Training, Burnout vs. Commitment, Metrics for Success

64: Marathon Training, Burnout vs. Commitment, Metrics for Success

Lauren's NYT Op-ed, marathon performance, finding love, avoiding burnout while pursuing your career, and what success for Picky Bars looks like to them.

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63: The Mary Cain Movement *Special Episode*

63: The Mary Cain Movement *Special Episode*

Lauren and Jesse react to Mary Cain's op-ed in the NYT about her time with Nike's Oregon Project, and the culture of body shaming, disordered eating, and abuse in the running world.

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62: Over-training, Active Couples, Kipchoge

62: Over-training, Active Couples, Kipchoge

This episode gets into the Nike Vaporfly / 2-hour marathon controversy, how to identify, avoid, and rectify overtraining, and keeping your small business from ruling your life.

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61: New Bars(?), Caffeinated Gels, Crushes

61: New Bars(?), Caffeinated Gels, Crushes

Rapid fiya! “Fun” pool workouts, using caffeinated gels, breaking the ice with a crush, Jesse and Cyclocross? Lauren gives tips on writing practice, and a new Picky Bar in the works...

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60: Grief, Disagreements + Fast or Friends?

60: Grief, Disagreements + Fast or Friends?

So, your training partners are faster (or slower) than you. Your partner has a different parenting style than you. You're just not that into goal-setting. It's all good, yo!

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59: Mental Health, Solo-Parenting Tips

59: Mental Health, Solo-Parenting Tips

This episode tackles some big topics, including mental health issues and how they relate to sports + performance, striving for a goal vs. being content, and how to end it with a coach.

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58: Making Racing Fun, Perks of Kids

58: Making Racing Fun, Perks of Kids

This week's discussions include handling race nerves, making race day fun for a spectating partner, how kids have improved their lives, and ironically, Jesse's recent vasectomy.

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57: Work, Play, Love // Another Mother Runner

57: Work, Play, Love // Another Mother Runner

Lauren and Jesse sit down with Sarah Bowen Shea of Another Mother Runner for a live podcast recording at FootZone in Bend, OR. Sarah turns the mic around and asks the Work, Play, Love duo about the balance of family, sport, and business in their lives.
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56: Kona Tips, Amenorrhea, Tempo Runs

56: Kona Tips, Amenorrhea, Tempo Runs

Jesse offers his top training tips for preparing for Ironman World Championships, he and Lauren talk Netflix, battling amenorrhea, whether Picky packaging is recyclable & more.

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55: Analysis Paralysis, Cyclocross Workouts

55: Analysis Paralysis, Cyclocross Workouts

Seeking stability in your career, relationship, or on the field? Lauren + Jesse talk about their experiences with taking risks and evaluating data to help make big life and biz decisions.

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54: Athletes + Politics, High Mileage for Youth

54: Athletes + Politics, High Mileage for Youth

Refreshed from family vacation, Jesse and Lauren talk about athletes making political statements, high mileage for young runners, and how to battle injuries as an aging athlete.

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