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 #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 #23: Importance of Strength Training for Runners

Importance of Strength Training for Runners
Devin is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Vice President of Operations at Evolution Physical Therapy in Los Angeles.  He works with clients at the Evolution Physical Therapy South Bay location and is passionate about helping runners and triathletes stay healthy and perform better.  He competes in marathons and triathlons of Olympic and Half Ironman distance.  He is a 2x Boston Marathon Qualifier and is currently training for the 2020 Boston Marathon. Devin grew up in upstate New York...
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TTR #20: Setting Goals for Success

Setting Goals for Success
In this show Dorothy interviews Drew Taddia, on how to find success. How he was able to start a radio show, create podcasts and be part of a running community. In this show they talk about setting goals, creating a plan and living inspired. Follow along to learn how you can set and achieve goals yourself!
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TTR #16: Fighting Autoimmune Disease with Triathlons

Jasmine Moezzi is a 25 year old Iranian-American Triathlete, Chronic Illness Warrior/Advocate, KEEN Los Angeles volunteer, and world traveler. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Southern California and is currently employed at Equinox Culver City. She proudly represents Iracelikeagirl International Women's Team founded by her coach and biggest inspiration, Pro Triathlete Angela Naeth. ...
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TTR #15: Losing 55 lbs in 8 months and helping start a running club

losing 55 lbs in 8 months
Michael Weisberg considers running to be more than a passion, but a way of live. He ran his first 5K race when he was seven and ran track & field through high school. After a lengthy hiatus and significant weight gain, Michael started training for his first marathon, the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon. In addition to losing 55 pounds in 8 months, he rekindled his love of running. Since then he has run 9 marathons and over 20 half-marathons. Michael Weisberg: Losing 55lbs in 8 months ...
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TTR #14: Hitting the Spartan Platforms

I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit and played various team sports as a kid but was never all that good at any of them. I really enjoyed getting outside and running though so I stuck with cross country and track throughout high school. I loved competing, the feeling of pushing myself to get stronger and faster, plus the team camaraderie was unlike any other sport I had played. I took a corporate job after graduating college which led me out west to Arizona. Moving out west reinvigorated m...
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TTR #13: Accepting a life changing challenge

Brian Cerier lives in Torrance with his wife, Kelly, and dog, Zoey. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Brian made the move across the country after graduating from college and started working as a systems engineer in the Aerospace industry. Since moving out to the South Bay he started working in security engineering and will soon be starting a new position at a tech startup in El Segundo. Brian decided to start running when the best man in his wedding challenged their close group ...
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TTR #9: Getting Faster with Age

I started running my sophomore year in high school for Carson back in 1990. That was cuz I was to small to play basketball dnd football. So I joined the cross country team. After the season was over. I told my coach I was going to try out for baseball. So no track for me. He told me no that he sees something in me and that I needed to run track. So needless to say I ended up running track and I loved it. So I ended up running cross country and track all 3 years in high school. My highlig...
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TTR #8: Running Through Addiction & Abuse

My first run was at the end of Jan 2015 when my wife convinced me to run a half marathon. I ran just about 30 miles in Feb and ran my first half in May 2015. That was it for my running for 2015. Mid 2016 I joined SBRC and really started my running career. Now, to the "why I started running". In short - I was sexually abused when I was younger and since a young age I turned to drugs, alcohol, smoking, etc. Life sucked! I got married and had kids, which in my mind should fix my problems, but ...
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