Gender in sport and the Caster Semenya case, preparing mentally for racing, returning to form after injuries, and their roles in childcare. Global Running Day + a Jaybird discount!
Alcohol's effect on performance (good + bad), fatigue from low iron, maintaining career motivation, and running while trying to conceive. Plus, news on a new granola flavor!
Racing (or not) after losing a loved one, dating advice for their fellow late bloomers, navigating relationships during big training, hiring a running coach, message board trolls.
Tips for summer training, food relationships when you’re training vs. when you’re not, bike-buying for a new triathlete, biz talk about Picky founders' equity + more!
From sluggish rest days to moving in with your partner, creating and supporting bonds with competitors and teammates, and follow up on Athena/Clydesdale divisions.
From the road! Lauren and Jesse (safely) answer your Qs about identifying injuries, fostering healthy food relationships, and the Clydesdale/Athena division on their drive to Eugene.
Pushing through mental fatigue during a race, Picky's stance on food trends like zero added sugar, recovery tips, optimizing biz opportunities without sacrificing family time.
How re-setting expectations can have an impact on your mental health & performance, Jesse's approach to the marathon, and qualifying for Boston & Olympic Trials...
An update on Picky's current supply issues, and how Jesse's trying to avoid reliving 2018's struggle. Plus pacing, "de-training" after a race, and turning off work-mode at home.
Advice for creating your own training plan, dealing with the urge to poop while racing, sleep training your baby, and jealousy in relationships, especially on-again-off-again types
How slow is too slow for easy runs? Are persistent injuries just part of the game? Proper runner wave etiquette? Plus timing your decision to have kids, and marketing a new business.
Thoughts on the line between pushing through and taking a DNF, balancing emotional labor at home, and the nature of athlete sponsorship from biz owner/athlete perspectives...