From Sedentary to Running Evangelist | Parkrun’s Andrea Zukowski

May 25, 2018

Have you heard of Parkrun? If not, you're missing out on a great, free, weekly community running event! I experienced my 1st Parkrun 5K this February in Australia, but Parkrun started in 2004 in London and happens all over the world. Today's guest, Andrea Zukowski, is based in the United States, but also experienced her first Parkrun abroad after going through her own fitness transformation. Get inspired by Andrea's fitness journey and the personal transformation she's experienced as a Parkrun participant and organizer. Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 77


Lindsey Hein of the I’ll Have Another Podcast Talks Running

May 24, 2018

Lindsey Hein is a marathoner, running coach, wife, boy mom (she has three boys and one more on the way!), and one of my favorite podcasters. If you're a runner, you've probably already listened to "I'll Have Another with Lindsey Hein." And if not? You're missing out on a lot of inspiration! While Lindsey doesn't just talk running on her show, it's a big theme and she's had lots of my favorite runners on her show. As my guest, Lindsey talks about her running journey and shares insights from her show. Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 76


How to Plan Simple Meals with Mia Moran

May 23, 2018

Founder of Plan Simple Meals, Mia Moran, is a bestselling author, speaker, podcaster, entrepreneur, and mom on a mission to change the way families eat. But she's super down to earth and didn't always have it all together in the kitchen! Enjoying hearing her story and learning about her newest creation and my new favorite journal, the FLOW Planner, that you can win a copy of by visiting the show notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 75


A Recap of the Silo District Half Marathon with Meredith Rice

May 22, 2018

Meredith ran her 1st half marathon during the Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend this winter and just completed her 2nd half in Waco, TX. Get her insights on the race and hear about her exciting new running goals like running 50 half marathons, one in each state (and she'd love your recommendations!), and preparing for her 1st marathon in London next year! Stop by the show notes to listen to additional episodes, check out her fitness journey as shared through her video blog, and to contribute to her fundraising efforts for the London Marathon. Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 74


How to Celebrate Fit Armadillo Turning 5 + Walk and Talk Down Memory Lane

May 21, 2018

Fit Armadillo, the show's sponsor and your host's fitness company is turning five! Learn about the celebration while you walk with its female founder and she talks you some of the Fit Armadillo journey.  Don't forget to visit the show notes to RSVP or share your feedback on some of our workout parties we have planned for you: Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 73


Prenatal Yoga with Gabby Orcutt

May 18, 2018

Are you a mom-to-be? Congrats! It can be hard to find workouts that work for your changing body while you're pregnant, but prenatal yoga is always a good choice. Learn more about prenatal yoga classes, how they are different from regular yoga classes, why they are so good for pregnant moms, and a few great poses to try at home with today's guest, yoga instructor, Gabby Orcutt. Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 72


Making Home Cooking Fun with Registered Dietitian

May 17, 2018

Rebecca Lewis is a Registered Dietitian on a mission to change the world by empowering people to take control of their health. Making home cooked meals is one of the most effective ways for people to do this.  However, cooking at home is hard. Or is it? Rebecca shares some of her tips for getting motivated to make home cooked meals and why it's so important. Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 71


The People Walker Chuck McCarthy

May 16, 2018

After learning about The People Walker earlier this week, I knew I HAD to have its creator on the show. Chuck McCarthy is a man after my own heart-he's passionate about getting people moving by helping them walk more. Learn more about his rapidly expanding company that lets you hire a walker for yourself. Whether you want a walking buddy to strike up a conversation with (possibly in a foreign language!), for safety reasons, or for the many health benefits, you're sure to find a reason to consider requesting a walk with Chuck or one of his many walkers.  Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 70


LiveK Cofounders on Their New Running App

May 15, 2018

Wish you could compete in a 5K or other road race without the hassle? While listening to a competitive running client complain about a recent race day experience, Drew Tanner had a lightbulb moment that turned into the innovative LiveK mobile running app. Learn more about this exciting app as I chat with Drew and his cofounder, Kyle Coehlo, who have been testing the app with several running clubs in Newport, Rhode Island and have offered to set me up as an admin here in Hermosa Beach! Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 69


Jay Papasan on How to Use The ONE Thing to Reach Our Health Goals

May 14, 2018

Bestselling author and Vice President and Executive Editor at Keller Williams Realty International, Jay Papasan, shares tips from his most recent work with Gary Keller, The ONE Thing, to help you reach your fitness goals. The book has sold over half a million copies worldwide and garnered more than 250 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 on the Wall Street Journal’s hardcover business list. However, Jay joked that he often feels he coauthored a diet book by mistake as he and Gary often hear from readers who have successfully employed their strategies to create solid, lasting health and fitness related habits.  Notes: The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 68