Tag: competition

18
Aug

Meet Brad Kearns: Finally, After 200 Shows!

I was greatly inspired by Episode 1 of Luke Storey’s fantastic Life Stylist podcast as he took his listeners through his craaaazy life story with great honesty and vulnerability, and it made for such a riveting…

07
Aug

Andre Obradovic Commentary

(Breather) Sometimes, the best conversations happen when the “record” button is already off and the interview is technically “done.” I’ve promised since the beginning of this podcast to also do my best to capture the compelling…

31
Jul

Listener Q&A – Pacing Yourself To Avoid Burnout and Taming The Competitive Ego

(Breather) One great question from Mike about how to return to running after a long layoff opens up a great discussion on the topic of pacing yourself appropriately to avoid the all too common breakdown, burnout,…

03
Jul

Listener Q&A – Toning Down Type-A Approach Over Time, The Dilemma Between “Fun” Workouts That Are Stressful and “Boring” Workouts That Are Restorative, And Balancing Aerobic, Strength, and Sprint Workouts Year-Round

(Breather) This Q&A breather episode exhibits great insights about evolving one’s approach over time from super competitive to enjoying the experience of nature and aging gracefully. Connor writes in about the dilemma of doing super fun…

19
Mar

Christopher Smith, Part 1: Context Specificity, Rewiring Your Emotions

I travel to beautiful Eugene, OR to meet with my Speedgolf mentor and most excellent podcast guest, Christopher Smith! We had an intense all-day podcasting binge, interspersed with a long run around Eugene, including a stop at the Prefontaine Memorial high above the Willamette River. Christopher is…

12
Mar

Ashley Merryman: Rethinking Parenting Strategies, Understanding Healthy Competition, and Constantly Seeking Improvement

What an honor to meet this mega-bestselling author in person in Los Angeles and crank out an interesting podcast! Ashley has been spreading the word about her two very important books for over a decade, speaking and consulting internationally to sports teams,…

28
Aug

Doping Speculations Never Seem to Go Away

When I see an “unbelievable” athletic performance, I never, ever like to engage in doping speculations because it’s not fair to the athlete. It’s also extremely likely that an athlete breaking a record or winning a…