TTR #33: Blaine Penny on Mitochondrial Disease

Blaine’s connection to MitoCanada was a result of his son Evan who tragically went from being a perfectly normal 4-year-old kid (8 years ago) to a spastic quadriplegic overnight (who could not longer walk, talk or eat) as a result of mitochondrial disease. Blaine has poured his spare time over the past 7 years into helping raise awareness, provide support and raise funds for mitochondrial disease. Blaine Penny is a passionate family man, Engineer, endurance athlete and volunteer....
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TTR #32: Surviving a Near Fatal Car Accident

Coach Denise, AKA The Marathon Whisperer has been coaching runners of all abilities and ages since 2010. She started coaching part-time after surviving a near fatal car accident. It’s been her way to give back to running for what running has given to her since she first laced up her running shoes in the 4th grade.   Through her coaching business, Run For Change, she provides virtual, group and one on one coaching. In the latter, she literally runs the race and or workout with her cl...
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TTR #31: Death Race Finisher

For most of my life I’ve been the athlete, funny how I find myself in a new position in life as more so the coach. I can’t say I’ve entirely understood coaches (I had a hard time really connecting with most I’ve had). But the experience is entirely different. You work so hard to prepare who you’re working with. It’s not like the sessions are over after the 60 mins is up. You’re always thinking about the progress of whomever you’re working with (online or in person). I’m wondering how the...
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TTR #30: Essential Oils for Runners

essential oils for runners
Today we're bringing on  Dorothy Keith to talk about Essential Oils for Runners. She's super passionate about holistic health and helping people live healthy lives. In this case she wanted to share her love and passion of essential oils and teach runners how they can make a difference in their lives. The main topics we'll cover today is the Respitory system, very important for runners. We all know if you can't catch your breath it's going to be very difficult to finish your run strong...
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TTR #29: For the Love of Coaching

About twelve years ago, at the age of 38, I was still playing a lot of team sports.  I was a marginal varsity basketball player in university and was still playing in local men's leagues and some weekly pick-up games and was playing touch football in a solid league.  However, I was realizing that this was something that couldn't go on forever and was looking for something to fill the void.  Around the same time, my wife started running while attending medical school.  ...
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TTR #28: Release Lower Back Pain with Eldoa

Ben Hubers is a personal trainer specializing in spinal health. After a successful track & field career at Indiana University, he trained as a professional distance runner, specializing in the 3k and 5k distances. After posting personal bests in the spring of 2013, his training was disrupted by nagging pain that never seemed to get better. He grew accustomed to chronic pain which limited his training and took a toll on his mindset. After expensive MRIs and two painful, ultimately in...
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TTR #27: Corona Virus and Running

It's a challenging time for many runners. With running groups being canceled, races and organized runs all be postponed for the foreseeable future, what do runners run for? How do they stay motivated and what's to come? In this show I offer some tips and suggestions on what we can do. How we can stay on track. Seeing goals, working together, being part of the solution instead of part of the problem.
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TTR #26: From Collegiate Basketball to Marathon Runner

From Collegiate Basketball to Marathon Runner
Jacob and his family have a farm that grows cranberries, tart cherries, highbush blueberries, raspberries and black currants in beautiful Point Prim, Prince Edward Island. They also own and operate a tile drainage company that installs agricultural land drainage in New Brunswick and in PEI, and Jacob works with his father on both operations. As a former basketball player, he had an invitation-only tryout for Team Canada's National Cadet squad with two future #1 overall NBA draft picks in th...
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TTR #25: Marathon Goddess Running for Pancreatic Cancer

Marathon Goddess Running for Pancreatic Cancer
Julie Weiss, of Santa Monica, CA., ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks in 2013. In the process, she ran 1,362.4 miles, and to date has raised over $640,000 in the fight against pancreatic cancer through her website Marathongoddess.com. Julie generated considerable pancreatic cancer awareness through high profile media attention on CNN, The TODAY Show, the Los Angeles Times. O Magazine and many other outlets.  She is also one of seven featured runners in the inspiring documentary Spirit of the ...
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TTR # 24: 3 Steps to Your Best Race Ever

Steps to Your Best Race Ever
Dr. Steve Smith is an orthopedic chiropractor with more than 40 years of experience and an extensive education in chiropractic care. He has had great success helping clients with a diverse range health issues including running injuries, headaches, work related injuries, and motor vehicle accidents. He is able to treat and prevent neck, back and spine injury as well as leg and ankle injury. As an avid runner, Dr. Smith specializes in injury prevention for runners and takes his knowle...
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