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We're here to help soon to be runners to ultra marathoners with access to knowledge and advice from trained professionals. Interviews provide encouragement and connection through inspiring stories told by experienced runners living the running lifestyle. Each episode consists of a Featured Guest, Runner of the Week, and a food question or myth answered by the show's Go To Real Food Dietitian, Serena Marie, RD. Topics such as fuel, nutrition, hydration, races, marathons, half marathons, 5K's, travel, family, kids, vacations, time management skills, ADHD, yoga, meditation, and connection are discussed. Our show notes and additional information can be found at www.therunninglifestyle.com.

We're here to help soon to be runners to ultra marathoners with access to knowledge and advice from trained professionals. Interviews provide encouragement and connection through inspiring stories told by experienced runners living the running lifestyle. Each episode consists of a Featured Guest, Runner of the Week, and a food question or myth answered by the show's Go To Real Food Dietitian, Serena Marie, RD. Topics such as fuel, nutrition, hydration, races, marathons, half marathons, 5K's, travel, family, kids, vacations, time management skills, ADHD, yoga, meditation, and connection are discussed. Our show notes and additional information can be found at www.therunninglifestyle.com.
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We're here to help soon to be runners to ultra marathoners with access to knowledge and advice from trained professionals. Interviews provide encouragement and connection through inspiring stories told by experienced runners living the running lifestyle. Each episode consists of a Featured Guest, Runner of the Week, and a food question or myth answered by the show's Go To Real Food Dietitian, Serena Marie, RD. Topics such as fuel, nutrition, hydration, races, marathons, half marathons, 5K's, travel, family, kids, vacations, time management skills, ADHD, yoga, meditation, and connection are discussed. Our show notes and additional information can be found at www.therunninglifestyle.com.

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Episodes

230: Failure vs. Growth and the NYC Marathon

10/18/2018
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Got injuries? This episode might help you turn that frown upside down! Figure out another way of looking at your situation with Kari, as she talks about reframing exercises. She also discusses how to use your time away from not running your race due to an injury for self-care and finding another “tribe”. The “unofficial mayor” of the TCS New York City Marathon, Runar Gundersen, is back to share how he has been feeling and what his training looks like before he runs his fortieth TCS New York...

Duration:00:42:05

229: Improv on the Run

10/11/2018
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Nancy Watt, an improv leader, communications professional, and fellow runner discusses with Kari how the power of community, laughter, and hard acts (like running) can lead to struggling well. The conversation and topics jump around and include feeling so empty and so full, experiencing running the TCS New York City Marathon, using improv to communicate, exploring ways of looking at people who you don’t necessarily agree with, and talking about doing something that takes you to the edge....

Duration:01:14:26

228: Calming Strategies for Tapering Tantrums

10/4/2018
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Sometimes we go a little “batty” when we’re tapering for an athletic event, and it’s hard to calm those racing thoughts. Kari discusses strategies that you can use to put yourself in the driver's seat to calm yourself down. Greg Leitch, a running coach from Down Under shares how running helped him get his life back, help others, and share how he recommends handling tapering tantrums. Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE. Click HERE to receive special gifts and to be...

Duration:00:34:48

227: Running Away from a Cult

9/27/2018
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Lisa Kohn, an executive coach, author, and trainer shares her memoir, To the Moon and Back: A Childhood Under the Influence. Lisa shares what a cult is, how she abused herself by becoming suicidal, anorexic, and having a “mild addiction to cocaine” (Lisa’s words), to finally learning how to practice self-compassion. Kari and Lisa discuss how her experience impacts how she chooses to run and how running runs or does not run her life. Serena Marie, RD, discusses what three oils to cook with...

Duration:01:19:50

226: You at Your Best

9/20/2018
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One of the fastest ways to bring about positive emotions and happiness is to think about the happiest day of your life. In fact, research shows that it can decrease depressive symptoms. Kari shares how to go about reliving your happiest day to maximize your positive emotions. Runner of the Week and return guest, Kristen Truempy, goes for a walk with Kari and shares what her running routine currently looks like, the funny thing she would do if it meant helping people live happier lives, and...

Duration:00:35:05

225: How to Move Now So You Can Move Later

9/13/2018
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Sara Gillespie, a trainer with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from the University of Maryland returns to the podcast! This time, she discusses important exercises that anyone can do to be able to move later in life. Kari and Sara talk about C7 humps, how to align yourself for better posture, how to warm up before a run, how Sara took care of herself after both of her sons were in a major accident, why to breathe through your mouth instead of your nose, how to prevent bunions, and much...

Duration:00:59:19

224: Values-Based Goal Setting

9/6/2018
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‘Tis the season for goal setting. It’s been said that September is the second January. If you’re hitting the reset button on your goals, then you’ll want to hear how to set goals that align with your values. Kari discusses how the answer to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM), the Values in Action Questionnaire, can help you set smart goals that give you energy and meaning at the same time. Runner of the Week, Rene’ Kougel, who has asthma, shares how running a 5K was a shock to her and...

Duration:00:45:25

223: Optimal versus Perfect

8/30/2018
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Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, one of the most widely known lecturers on happiness and whole living shares what he tells his students over and over again, why he went searching for something different after winning Israel's squash championship, why happiness provides a competitive advantage for multinational companies, and what surprised him about the positive psychology movement. Serena Marie, RD, shares her research about hydrolyzed and unhydrolyzed collagen protein. Find out the 11 Strategies to...

Duration:01:20:25

222: Can You Measure How to Flourish?

8/23/2018
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It makes sense that traditional, textbook psychology uses inventories, questionnaires, scales, and statistics to diagnosis people with mental disorders, right? But can you measure flourishing in some way? The answer is a resounding yes! Kari shares the eight-question Flourishing Scale, which Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener created, and what actions you can take to lead a happier, more flourishing lifestyle. Runner of the Week, Tracy Slayton, shares how she bounced back stronger after...

Duration:00:25:16

221: How to Learn to Be Lucky

8/16/2018
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Karla Starr, an investigative reporter of peer-reviewed research, shares her extensive research about luck and how you can indeed learn to be lucky. You’ll hear the negative side of what some research shows and then get the positive news on how to overcome bias. Discover new insights into power poses, certain mindsets, what you can and can’t control, and why not to be tied emotionally to an outcome. Serena Marie, RD, shares research about ketogenic diets and her clients’ experiences with...

Duration:01:09:22

220: Savoring Life on the Run

8/9/2018
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If you feel like life is flying by and you want more out of it, then this is the episode for you!Host Kari Gormley discusses positive psychology interventions, including the science behind them, the how-to basics, when to use them, and why. She also chats about savoring and positive reminiscence. Runner of the Week, JJ Weisberg, shares how she went from being a runner who focused on just getting in her miles to learning how to savor running and her surroundings. Update: The next Flourishing...

Duration:00:20:55

219: Mobility and Recovery

8/2/2018
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Shaun Miller, a strength and conditioning coach and elementary and middle school teacher, discusses how he uses accumobility, lacrosse, and tennis balls to help recover faster. You’ll hear what fascia is and why it’s so important to pay attention to it. He also discusses why you should do a dynamic workout before running. Serena Marie, RD, is “in the house” to share why she has drastically changed her mind about weighing herself every day and what contributes to weighing more. Find out...

Duration:01:17:20

218: Permission to Be Human

7/26/2018
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Why did I do that? Why did I say that? Argh, I am such a (fill in the blank). That person is so much better than me, because they (fill in the blank). This is a “short run” episode where Kari shares the science of how to work with difficult emotions and mindset, forgiveness, mindfulness, and awareness of mind. Flourishing Skills group family member, Tom from the United Kingdom, discusses what his running routine looks like and how he uses the tool of savoring to create a flourishing...

Duration:00:23:22

217: Deena Kastor and Running Your Mind

7/19/2018
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Deena Kastor, Olympic medalist, Chicago and London Marathon winner, and record holder in the women’s masters marathon, shares how letting her mind run led her to be a professional runner and one of the most decorated runners in American history. Deena specifically shares how she overcame challenges, including what one may call “bullying” by one of her running groups, the challenges she overcame when living in Finland, how to set new goals where you know your fastest days are over, and...

Duration:01:37:11

216: How to Connect

7/5/2018
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Louis Alloro, Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP), and Kari talk about relationships and how to engage people in an effort to share the best way to longevity. In addition, they discuss what people who live engaged lives do. Serena Marie, RD, answers a listener’s questions about insulin sensitivity and how it relates to intense, long-distance training. Find out the 11 Strategies to Live the Running Lifestyle HERE. Click HERE to receive special gifts and to be part of Team...

Duration:01:13:56

215: The Science of Foods and Moods

6/21/2018
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Serena Marie, RD, and Kari dive deep into the research about foods’ effects on moods—specifically depression and anxiety. Serena is fascinated by what she found, and she is even more passionate about what she already knew due to her recent discoveries. The ladies also discuss the many downfalls of alcohol and how it particularly works against people who have depression and/or anxiety. Find out the 11 Strategies to Live the Running Lifestyle HERE. Click HERE to receive special gifts and to...

Duration:00:52:59

214: The Latest Science about Running and Summer Running

6/7/2018
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Denny Krahe, certified athletic trainer and conditioning and strength coach, discusses his book, Be Ready on Race Day: How to Create a Custom Training Plan for Your Next Marathon or Half Marathon, the latest science about running, and how his experiments with heart-rate variability and heart-rate training have impacted his speed. Serena Marie, RD, and Kari discuss how to research flights for your dream races, the importance of savoring your food, and what foods to eat to help heal a...

Duration:01:20:14

213: How to Create Mental Space

5/28/2018
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Are you on the go, go, go and it feels like there is clutter internally and externally? Hear Kari share the science of how to attend to feelings that don’t feel good and how to move forward. Kari’s beta Flourishing Skills groups will commence on June 4 and 7, 2018. Secure you spot by May 30, and learn how to slow down the bus and enjoy the present moment. Email Kari@therunninglifestyle.com to learn more. Find out the 11 Strategies to Live a Running Lifestyle HERE. Click HERE to receive...

Duration:00:08:44

212: Expanding Time

5/24/2018
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Laura Vanderkam, best-selling author and time-management expert, returns to the show to discuss research on how to enjoy your time “off the clock” and how to even find time to do so. She also shares her experience with setting a running goal, her running streak, and how she has significantly increased the books that she has read. This conversation took place on a walk in the wintertime. Serena Marie, RD, and Kari discuss the role that probiotics play in the gut and what to do if you simply...

Duration:00:58:00

211: Getting Out of a Negativity Loop

5/21/2018
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Around and around we go—negative thoughts can spiral us down, down, down. There is, however, a simple way to stop negative thoughts. By using Martin Seligman’s (PhD) influential work in positive psychology, you can think about three good things to stop the negativity loop. Update: The beta version of Kari’s Flourishing Skills groups will commence on June 4 and 7, 2018. This is an opportunity to learn skills to create a flourishing life via working in a small group of like-minded...

Duration:00:08:04