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Lauren Fleshman : US Champion, Activist, Entrepreneur & Coach

Run Local Pod

Run Local had the pleasure of catching up with three-time U.S. 5k Champion, writer, entrepreneur and activist Lauren Fleshman. She is currently coaching a women's pro group for Oiselle called Littlewing Athletics, pushing the pace on nutrition with Picky Bars and stirring the pot whenever she encounters inequality. It was a big ol' reunion as J.T. and Josh have not caught up with Lauren in years. They discuss her coaching philosophy, her blue collar roots, and even entertain a surprise pro-athlete guest. Fleshman is also a Salomon sponsored athlete/coach. 

1hr 3mins

8 Mar 2021

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Episode 5: Lauren Fleshman, Co-Founder of Picky Bars

The Brandwagon Interviews

29mins

30 Sep 2020

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Interview: Alison Mariella Désir and Lauren Fleshman on Womxn Run the Vote Relay

Burn It All Down

Amira talks to Alison Mariella Désir and Lauren Fleshman about the ongoing Womxn Run the Vote Relay, its evolution and its intention -- and looks back at the 1977 torch relay from Seneca Falls to Houston for the National Women's Conference. This episode was produced by Martin Kessler. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: teespring.com/stores/burn-it-all-down Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28mins

24 Sep 2020

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運動員介紹 #3:Lauren Fleshman - 創業家 、作家、跑步教練、媽媽

Move this World with 孟晴

Lauren 在這集分享她從中長距離職業跑者退休的歷程。包括阿她為什麼要離開她長期的大贊助商- Nike,包括她對女性生育、職場對女性期待的真誠分享,當然也包括她成為食品公司共同創立者的過程!精彩又有想法的女生總是特別吸引人! 歡迎在IG追蹤Lauren Fleshman: https://tinyurl.com/yaru7wyl 能量棒Picky Bars 網站: https://pickybars.com 也可以在IG上追蹤我 https://tinyurl.com/y9qk3puc

21mins

17 May 2020

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Lauren Fleshman Is Empowering Women Athletes

The Rich Roll Podcast

“I changed my body for sport. No girl should."Lauren FleshmanWhat is the current state of gender parity in sport? Ask today's guest and she'll tell you that women and girls are no longer content just to have a chance to play; they are demanding that sports be rebuilt altogether.Meet Lauren Fleshman.One of the greatest middle-distance runners in American history, Lauren has a storied history of breaking both records and paradigms. After collecting state championships as a standout high school runner, she matriculated to Stanford, where she garnered 5 NCAA titles, 15 All-American honors, and a spot in the Hall of Fame.As a professional, her accolades include two USA Championships and five World Championship berths for Team USA.Nonetheless, Lauren’s career was also marked with devastating setbacks. She holds the painful distinction of most likely being the best American distance runner never to make an Olympic team, her competitive career repeatedly impaired by injuries that had her on crutches at the wrong four-year intervals.It's the hows and whys behind Lauren's hard knocks that interest me the most. Because it's these very misfortunes that underscore her philosophic perspective on running. Her take on human potential. Her belief in transformation. And, perhaps most poignant, her passion for advancing the power and prominence of women in sport.Now retired from professional competition, Lauren wears many hats. A prolific and talented writer, she is co-author of the Believe Training Journal series and shares her perspectives on her wildly popular Ask Lauren Fleshman blog -- plus a book in the works.As an entrepreneur, Lauren hosts the Wilder Running & Writing Retreats. She's the co-founder of performance nutrition company Picky Bars alongside her professional triathlete husband Jesse Thomas, who graced episode 442 of the podcast. And together they host the Work, Play, Love Podcast.In addition, Lauren serves up coaching duties to the elite women runners of Oiselle’s Littlewing Athletics. And she is the very definition of an active mom of two.Most compelling is Lauren's committed, stalwart advocacy for female equality, empowerment and advancement in sport.Today we cover it all. From the doping scandals swirling around the Nike Oregon Project to revelations about the mental and physical health of female athletes under pressure, we explore how Lauren's successes and failures fuel her as a coach, parent, businessperson and role model.But more than anything, this is about fairness in sport. Advancing the role of women in athletics to forge parity. Creating an equitable financial ecosystem for NCAA and Olympic athletes. And how we can better calibrate the complicated balance between human rights and equity with respect to transgender and intersex athletes.Perhaps most importantly, this is a conversation about the unique pressures and body image issues so many girls and women face in competitive sports. It's about fostering healthier coaching dynamics. More supportive athletic environments -- and ultimately more successful careers.In companionship with our exchange, I urge all of you to read Lauren's moving New York Times OpEd, “I Changed My Body For My Sport. No Girl Should” -- a powerful piece she penned subsequent to our conversation.Picky Bars Offer: As a simple thanks for listening, Lauren wanted to offer all of you a gift. For 30% off your first order of Picky Bar products, go to pickybars.com and use the code RICHROLL at checkout. Everything they make (bars, granola and oatmeal) is nutritionally balanced, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, non-GMO and plant-based (except for honey in a few offerings – check the label). While you’re there, be sure to check out their "Coexist" campaign which supports awareness and recovery from eating disorders.Disclosure: I love Picky Bar products and use them regularly, but I have zero financial involvement with the company. They are not a show sponsor. No, Lauren did not pay me to appear on the podcast (I have never accepted money for a guest to appear on the show and never will) and I'm not an affiliate of Picky Bars. In other words, I get nothing from you using the above-mentioned discount code other than the satisfaction of sharing products I myself enjoy.You can watch it all go down on YouTube. And as always, the conversation streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.This one left an impact on me. I hope it does for you as well.Peace + Plants,Listen, Watch & SubscribeApple Podcasts | YouTube | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsThanks to this week’s sponsorsJaybird: Pioneering audio for the active, Jaybird makes the most advanced and durable headphones I have ever tried. Their wireless Vista earbuds (my favorite) are not only waterproof and sweatproof with industry-leading battery life, they’re the only true wireless headphones that meet U.S. military rugged compliance standards. In addition, Vista’s cutting-edge JBS1 wireless technology ensures crystal-clear, zero-lag stereo sound for music and calls, and a reliable connection that pairs easily with your phone. When you’re ready to expand the horizon of your active audio experience, go to JaybirdSport.com.On Running: Born in the Swiss Alps, On Running shoes feature the first patented cushioning system which is activated only when you need it – during the landing. To learn more about On go to on-running.com/richroll, pick your favorite shoe or apparel piece, and run in it for 30 days after which you can keep ‘em or return ‘em for a full refund no questions askedSeed: Stewarding the future of how we will use bacteria to restore and sustain human and planetary health, Seed’s Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically-verified, naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Head on over to seed.com/RICHROLL to learn more about their game-changing Daily Synbiotic.Note: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support the sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors".SHOW NOTESBackground, Context & ReferenceConnect with Lauren: Ask Lauren | Instagram | Twitter | FacebookPicky Bars: pickybars.comBelieve Training Journals: believeiam.comWork, Play, Love Podcast: pickybars.comWilder Running & Writing Retreats: wilderrunning.comLittlewing Athletics: https://littlewingathletics.org/NY Times: I Changed My Body For My Sport. No Girl Should.NY Times: A Runner's Career Ends, But Her Mission Goes The DistanceNY Times: I Was The Fastest Girl In America, Until I Joined NikeNY Times: Nike Told Me To Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted A BabyNY Times: Allyson Felix: My Own Nike Pregnancy StoryNY Times: Where Are All The Women Coaches?Outside: The Woman Who Took On Nike With Running ShortsRunners World: Guide to the Doping Allegations Against the Nike Oregon ProjectRelated Podcasts You Might EnjoyRRP #442: Jesse Thomas: Work Hard, Play Harder & Love HardestRRP #475: Amelia Boone Is A Human Being (And Still A Badass)RRP #355: From Eating Disorder To Olympic Glory: Dotsie BauschRRP #193: What Is Orthorexia? When Wellness Becomes IllnessThanks to Jason Camiolo for production, audio engineering and show notes; Margo Lubin and Blake Curtis for video, editing and graphics; portraits by Ali Rogers; and theme music by Ana Leimma.*Disclosure: Books and products denoted with an asterisk are hyperlinked to an affiliate program. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.Now through Jan. 31, save $20 on your Meal Planner subscription - just use code POWER20 at checkout! HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?Tell Your Friends & Share Online!Subscribe & Review:  iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Google PodcastsDonate: Check out our Patreon accountSupport The Sponsors: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support our sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors". See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 12mins

20 Jan 2020

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Lauren Fleshman Is Empowering Women Athletes

The Rich Roll Podcast

“I changed my body for sport. No girl should."Lauren FleshmanWhat is the current state of gender parity in sport? Ask today's guest and she'll tell you that women and girls are no longer content just to have a chance to play; they are demanding that sports be rebuilt altogether.Meet Lauren Fleshman.One of the greatest middle-distance runners in American history, Lauren has a storied history of breaking both records and paradigms. After collecting state championships as a standout high school runner, she matriculated to Stanford, where she garnered 5 NCAA titles, 15 All-American honors, and a spot in the Hall of Fame.As a professional, her accolades include two USA Championships and five World Championship berths for Team USA.Nonetheless, Lauren’s career was also marked with devastating setbacks. She holds the painful distinction of most likely being the best American distance runner never to make an Olympic team, her competitive career repeatedly impaired by injuries that had her on crutches at the wrong four-year intervals.It's the hows and whys behind Lauren's hard knocks that interest me the most. Because it's these very misfortunes that underscore her philosophic perspective on running. Her take on human potential. Her belief in transformation. And, perhaps most poignant, her passion for advancing the power and prominence of women in sport.Now retired from professional competition, Lauren wears many hats. A prolific and talented writer, she is co-author of the Believe Training Journal series and shares her perspectives on her wildly popular Ask Lauren Fleshman blog -- plus a book in the works.As an entrepreneur, Lauren hosts the Wilder Running & Writing Retreats. She's the co-founder of performance nutrition company Picky Bars alongside her professional triathlete husband Jesse Thomas, who graced episode 442 of the podcast. And together they host the Work, Play, Love Podcast.In addition, Lauren serves up coaching duties to the elite women runners of Oiselle’s Littlewing Athletics. And she is the very definition of an active mom of two.Most compelling is Lauren's committed, stalwart advocacy for female equality, empowerment and advancement in sport.Today we cover it all. From the doping scandals swirling around the Nike Oregon Project to revelations about the mental and physical health of female athletes under pressure, we explore how Lauren's successes and failures fuel her as a coach, parent, businessperson and role model.But more than anything, this is about fairness in sport. Advancing the role of women in athletics to forge parity. Creating an equitable financial ecosystem for NCAA and Olympic athletes. And how we can better calibrate the complicated balance between human rights and equity with respect to transgender and intersex athletes.Perhaps most importantly, this is a conversation about the unique pressures and body image issues so many girls and women face in competitive sports. It's about fostering healthier coaching dynamics. More supportive athletic environments -- and ultimately more successful careers.In companionship with our exchange, I urge all of you to read Lauren's moving New York Times OpEd, “I Changed My Body For My Sport. No Girl Should” -- a powerful piece she penned subsequent to our conversation.Picky Bars Offer: As a simple thanks for listening, Lauren wanted to offer all of you a gift. For 30% off your first order of Picky Bar products, go to pickybars.com and use the code RICHROLL at checkout. Everything they make (bars, granola and oatmeal) is nutritionally balanced, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, non-GMO and plant-based (except for honey in a few offerings – check the label). While you’re there, be sure to check out their "Coexist" campaign which supports awareness and recovery from eating disorders.Disclosure: I love Picky Bar products and use them regularly, but I have zero financial involvement with the company. They are not a show sponsor. No, Lauren did not pay me to appear on the podcast (I have never accepted money for a guest to appear on the show and never will) and I'm not an affiliate of Picky Bars. In other words, I get nothing from you using the above-mentioned discount code other than the satisfaction of sharing products I myself enjoy.You can watch it all go down on YouTube. And as always, the conversation streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.This one left an impact on me. I hope it does for you as well.Peace + Plants,Listen, Watch & SubscribeApple Podcasts | YouTube | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsThanks to this week’s sponsorsJaybird: Pioneering audio for the active, Jaybird makes the most advanced and durable headphones I have ever tried. Their wireless Vista earbuds (my favorite) are not only waterproof and sweatproof with industry-leading battery life, they’re the only true wireless headphones that meet U.S. military rugged compliance standards. In addition, Vista’s cutting-edge JBS1 wireless technology ensures crystal-clear, zero-lag stereo sound for music and calls, and a reliable connection that pairs easily with your phone. When you’re ready to expand the horizon of your active audio experience, go to JaybirdSport.com.On Running: Born in the Swiss Alps, On Running shoes feature the first patented cushioning system which is activated only when you need it – during the landing. To learn more about On go to on-running.com/richroll, pick your favorite shoe or apparel piece, and run in it for 30 days after which you can keep ‘em or return ‘em for a full refund no questions askedSeed: Stewarding the future of how we will use bacteria to restore and sustain human and planetary health, Seed’s Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically-verified, naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Head on over to seed.com/RICHROLL to learn more about their game-changing Daily Synbiotic.Note: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support the sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors".SHOW NOTESBackground, Context & ReferenceConnect with Lauren: Ask Lauren | Instagram | Twitter | FacebookPicky Bars: pickybars.comBelieve Training Journals: believeiam.comWork, Play, Love Podcast: pickybars.comWilder Running & Writing Retreats: wilderrunning.comLittlewing Athletics: https://littlewingathletics.org/NY Times: I Changed My Body For My Sport. No Girl Should.NY Times: A Runner's Career Ends, But Her Mission Goes The DistanceNY Times: I Was The Fastest Girl In America, Until I Joined NikeNY Times: Nike Told Me To Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted A BabyNY Times: Allyson Felix: My Own Nike Pregnancy StoryNY Times: Where Are All The Women Coaches?Outside: The Woman Who Took On Nike With Running ShortsRunners World: Guide to the Doping Allegations Against the Nike Oregon ProjectRelated Podcasts You Might EnjoyRRP #442: Jesse Thomas: Work Hard, Play Harder & Love HardestRRP #475: Amelia Boone Is A Human Being (And Still A Badass)RRP #355: From Eating Disorder To Olympic Glory: Dotsie BauschRRP #193: What Is Orthorexia? When Wellness Becomes IllnessThanks to Jason Camiolo for production, audio engineering and show notes; Margo Lubin and Blake Curtis for video, editing and graphics; portraits by Ali Rogers; and theme music by Ana Leimma.*Disclosure: Books and products denoted with an asterisk are hyperlinked to an affiliate program. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.Now through Jan. 31, save $20 on your Meal Planner subscription - just use code POWER20 at checkout! HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?Tell Your Friends & Share Online!Subscribe & Review:  iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Google PodcastsDonate: Check out our Patreon accountSupport The Sponsors: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support our sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors". See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 12mins

20 Jan 2020

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#380: "Work Play Love" Crossover with Lauren Fleshman + Jesse Thomas

Another Mother Runner

Sarah goes it solo chatting with entrepreneur/writer/former pro runner Lauren Fleshman and her husband/pro triathlete/Picky Bars CEO Jesse Thomas—in front of an audience in beautiful Bend, Oregon. The married couple opens up about:-how years (and years!) of being competitive athletes shaped them as parents and partners;-how to be the best cheerleader for each other;-how to hone your own writerly voice (and the parallels between running + writing);-the truly challenging endurance “sport” of traveling with children;-why their on-again, off-again pre-marriage relationship serves them well today.And Lauren pulls back the curtain on her new writing routine—and the new book she’s working on!By shopping our sponsors, you help AMR. Thanks to you—and them!You’ll be hankering for Picky Bars products after listening: Use code AMR for 30% off, including your first delivery of The Picky Club. Visit pickybars.com/amrThanks to Everlywell for supporting our show. Get 15% off an EverlyWell at-home lab test by going to everlywell.com/AMR entering promo code AMR.Get 15% off an EverlyWell at-home lab test by going to everlywell.com/AMR and entering promo code AMRGet the Flamingo Shave Set for just $16 with free shipping at shopflamingo.com/amrFor a limited time, get your first month of medication free by going to WithCove.com/amr Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

13 Sep 2019

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Lauren Fleshman, Co-Founder of Picky Bars

The Brandwagon Interviews

Lauren Fleshman is one of the fastest women in US history. A highly decorated athlete and 2x US champion, she had a storied career as a professional runner. Today, she's the co-founder of Picky Bars: a real-food company that makes energy bars, oatmeals and granolas to fuel active lifestyles. In this episode of Brandwagon, Savage and Fleshman talk about what it's like to be a marketing asset for brands, how to identify and market your values, and how everyone's story can be exceptional if you're an exceptional storyteller.

48mins

12 Sep 2019

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Lauren Fleshman: You Can Feel Satisfied And Still Get Better -R4R 136

The Running for Real Podcast

Can you picture your perfect day? What happens from the moment you wake up to the seconds before you lay your head down? Is that perfect day possible? If not, why do you think you crave that day? If it is possible, are you working toward it? We all have goals and dreams in life that keep us moving forward or engulf our thoughts as we drive in traffic. But these future aspirations can be motivating or debilitating. Today, the idea of “Living in the present” is preached from every blog post and podcast episode. Learning to enjoy the moment that we are currently in is important because it literally is the only moment we have. We simply don’t live in the past or the future. At the same time, we are asked to set goals, push ourselves to the limit, and be the best version of ourselves. Can we really live in the moment, be happy with where we are, and yet still work toward a goal? Lauren Fleshman believes we can. Lauren is a former American Champion in track and field. She is also a long-distance runner, a violinist, an activist, a blogger, a mom, a coach, a businesswoman, and probably a superhero. She has seen extremely high levels of success and at the same time, broken into tears, walked toward finish lines, and dealt with the anxiety of signing athletic contracts. She understands what it’s like to “have it all,” but still feel scared and unhappy. Today we chatted with Lauren about her career as an athlete, and her stances on social media, equality, and motherhood. We talked about the process of going from the person judging others for their actions to being the person that is judged by others. These life lessons will prepare you for life, both as a runner and as a human. Read along to learn from one of the best. Perfectionism vs Satisfaction When Michael Phelps told the world he was dealing with depression, everyone was shocked except for all the people in the world who have dealt with depression, and their loved ones, and other professional athletes, and lots of other people. In fact, it shouldn’t have been very surprising to anyone that a superstar could be depressed. On the outside, he had everything; a huge contract, popularity, the title of best in the world, great physical health, more gold medals than you can count, and plenty of money. But he wasn’t perfectly satisfied or happy. The problem with living in the future is that you continually tell yourself, “I’ll be happy when....” This starts at a young age for all of us. I’ll be happy when I get my driver’s license, or when I graduate, or when I land a job, or when I pay off debt, or when I get married, have kids, don’t have kids, win the Olympics, and so on. But eventually that thing happens. And then we wake up the next day. And then we realize, we are the same person we were yesterday. When we strive for perfection, whether it’s in our sport or in the cleanliness of our living room, there is a tendency to never be satisfied. When asked about constantly staying busy, chasing success and always wanting to improve, Lauren said, “None of it matters if you aren’t able to enjoy it.” That’s why successful people “quit early.” What does being the best, being perfect, or being rich do for us if we don’t enjoy it? The answer is, nothing. So, what can we do about it? Simple. We can quit what we don’t enjoy, or enjoy what we are doing. It is possible to be satisfied with where we are, completely content or happy, and still work hard every day. Sometimes all it takes is someone to tell you it’s okay to do or feel something before you can do or feel it. Here is your permission. It’s okay for you to feel good about where you are, to ignore those people that say “Never Settle!” and to calmly enjoy the moment while you do your best at the same time. Whose Opinions Matter to You? As you decide to be satisfied with who you are, you will hear the opinions or many around you. It would also be wise to decide who you should listen to. Pick a few people who fit that category, and don’t feel bad about ignoring the rest. Lauren suggests having a list of qualifications, and if a certain person doesn’t fit those, don’t put too much thought into their words. Most of all, listen to those people that love you. If you know they love you, you can trust that what they are saying is meant to help. They may say the wrong thing occasionally, but it will be less about you, than about what they are going through. Remember we are all complex, multi-dimensional humans. Judge yourself lightly and judge others as if they were you. Very soon you will enjoy the moment you are in. Resources: Lauren on Twitter Lauren’s Website Pinky Bars use code TINAMUIR for 30%, for only US listeners Cheryl Strayed on Twitter Sally Bergesen on Twitter Sally Bergesen's Episode   Thank you to Bodyhealth, MetPro and Janji for being the wonderful sponsors of this episode of The Running For Real Podcast.   If you are struggling to recover quick enough from your training, my little secret is to use BodyHealth Perfect Amino to get you there. It contains all the essential amino acids, and is very easy for your body to use and begin the repair process. Click the link and use code TINAMUIR10 for 10% off. I am very pleased to have MetPro as a sponsor for the Running 4 Real podcast. Yes when this company reached out to me I wasn't too excited about, but with just one phone call conversation with them and they won me over! They are not wanting to guess what to do with your metabolism, the experts at MetPro are there for you to help you reach any of goals or the struggles you may be going through. Click here to receive a FREE metabolic scan of your body as well as a 30 minute consultation with one of the MetPro experts. JANJI is an official sponsor of the Running 4 Real podcast, I am so excited about this! They visit designers in countries all around the world to help with their upcoming clothing lines and any profit they make off of that design 5% goes right back to that country to supply for their clean water supply. The materials they use are recycled which I LOVE. Go here and use code TINAMUIR for 10% off and if you want to know my favorites click here. Thanks for Listening! I hope you enjoyed today's episode. To share your thoughts: Leave a note in the comment section below. Join the Running for Real Facebook Group and share your thoughts on the episode (or future guests you would like to hear from) Share this show on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest. To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews will really help me climb up the iTunes rankings and I promise, I read every single one. Not sure how to leave a review or subscribe, you can find out here. Thank you to Lauren, I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the show.

1hr 24mins

16 Aug 2019

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161. Lauren Fleshman & Jesse Thomas

Ali on the Run Show

"As an entrepreneur, just like an athlete, you have to be almost psychotically optimistic. You have to believe, ‘We can do this, we can make it back.’ You have to have that belief because there’s so much headwind." Husband-and-wife team Lauren Fleshman and Jesse Thomas are the co-founders of Picky Bars and hosts of the Work, Play, Love podcast. Lauren is a former professional middle-distance and marathon runner who spent 13 years competing and is now a coach for Little Wing Athletics, and Jesse is a professional triathlete. On this episode, they get "really real" about parenthood (they have two children, Jude and Zadie) and the realities of trying to grow a business and a family simultaneously. They talk about resentment, balance, entrepreneurship, work challenges, and "the dark days." And hey, Picky Bars are awesome! Click here and use code ONTHERUN for 30 percent off your order, plus an extra 30 percent off your first delivery of the Picky Club! Thank you to AfterShokz for sponsoring this episode of the Ali on the Run Show! CLICK HERE for $50 off your wireless headphone endurance bundle! What you’ll get on this episode: Why Jesse is having an identity crisis right now (4:30) On being able to laugh through the hard moments of parenting (12:40) On resentment (20:00) Lauren and Jesse share their take on the idea of balance (22:50) On bringing home work stress when you’re an entrepreneur (28:40) What Jesse remembers about the earliest weeks and months after becoming a dad (39:45) On deciding to have a second child, and how Lauren and Jesse’s marriage changed after having children (48:00) Lauren and Jesse answer a few listener questions (1:05:35) What we mention on this episode: Lauren on Episode 103 of the Ali on the Run Show Challenge Roth Range by David Epstein Car Talk Dear Sugars Mel Lawrence Follow Lauren: Instagram @fleshmanflyer Twitter @laurenfleshman Facebook Work, Play, Love podcast Strava Follow Jesse: Instagram @jessemthomas Twitter @jessemthomas Work, Play, Love podcast Strava Follow Ali: Instagram @aliontherun1 Facebook Twitter @aliontherun1 Blog Strava Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify SoundCloud Overcast Stitcher Google Play SUPPORT the Ali on the Run Show! If you’re enjoying the show, please subscribe and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. Spread the run love. And if you liked this episode, share it with your friends!

1hr 25mins

7 Aug 2019

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