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RunBuzz Running Podcast

A running podcast for runners who want practical training, nutrition, and mindset tips that integrate with your busy lifestyle. The RunBuzz running podcast features expert advice from experienced coaches, fitness experts, trainers, athletes, mindset coaches, physical therapists, nutritionists as well as everyday, recreational runners. Host Steve Carmichael is a NASM certified personal trainer, USA Track and Field / RRCA certified running coach, health and wellness coach, former running club director, and speaker with over 11 years of coaching experience. He owns Run For Performance, a sports performance company in Central Ohio who helps athletes develop strength, speed, agility, quickness and endurance.

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RB4: 10 Running Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started

Show Notes: In this episode, I share the top ten things that I would have told a younger version of myself, based on what I know now. These running tips are things that I wish I would have started earlier or tactics that have led me to achieve the greatest gains in my running.  I […] The post RB4: 10 Running Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

23mins

18 May 2014

Rank #1

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RB58: 10 Tips Every Runner Should Know About Running In The Heat

  Show Notes: In this episode, I share 10 tips that every runner should know when it comes to running in the heat.  I’ll share why running in the heat is difficult and what you can do to minimize the impact that warm temperatures has on your training.  I’ll also cover early warning signs of […] The post RB58: 10 Tips Every Runner Should Know About Running In The Heat appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

52mins

5 Jul 2016

Rank #2

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RB105: Frequently Asked Questions About The Long Run

In this episode, we talk about the long run and answer some frequently asked listener questions such as why we do not need to train up to our full race distance, why we need to run the long run at a slow and easy pace, and what happens if we run the long run too hard. We discuss the physiological changes that occur when we train and how that enables us to run faster on race day.

17mins

5 Nov 2018

Rank #3

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RB82: Speed Training - 7 Workouts To Help You Run Faster

In this episode on speed training for runners, we cover 7 types of speed workouts that will help you run faster. We share our experience using these workouts with ourselves and our clients as well as how to integrate speed training into your training program. All this and more, coming up on today's show. For complete show notes and access to resources mentioned on this show, please visit https://www.runbuzz.com/82

56mins

28 May 2018

Rank #4

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RB43: An Introduction To Mental Training And Mindset For Runners – Part I

Show Notes: Today I start a new series on Mindset and Mental Training For Runners.  This is a very broad and complex area, but it is so important not only in running, but what we learn together can impact us in other areas of our lives. We’ll break it down so it is easy to implement […] The post RB43: An Introduction To Mental Training And Mindset For Runners – Part I appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

33mins

7 Dec 2015

Rank #5

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RB126 - Our Top 5 Fueling And Nutrition Tips For Runners

In this episode of the RunBuzz podcast, I speak with PaceBuilders running coach and registered endurance dietitian, Jill Mongene. Jill walks us through her top 5 fueling and nutrition tips for runners. We discuss the importance of nutrition as well as her mnemonic: C.H.E.A.T which will help you remember today's 5 nutrition tips. We also discuss post-run headaches and how to avoid post-run hunger cravings. All this and more coming up on today's show.

54mins

26 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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RB118: Getting Started - What To Do During Your First 90 Days Of Running

In this episode, I share the fundamentals of running and how to get started. I cover what is important, what isn't and I share what you really need to know as a beginner runner. And, if you are not a beginner runner, this episode will help you refocus on what is important and help you get back to the fundamentals. 

33mins

22 Apr 2019

Rank #7

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RB116: Amanda Cooke - From 100lb Weight Loss To 3 Hour Marathoner

In this episode we talk to Amanda Cooke. In just 9 months, Amanda lost 100 pounds and ran her first half and full marathon. She is now a low-3 hour marathoner and is hoping to break a sub 3 marathon and qualify for the Olympic trials. She shares her running tips and we talk about her running journey.

36mins

25 Mar 2019

Rank #8

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RB66: Tips For Maintaining Your Running Motivation Mojo

  Show notes: In today’s episode, I am joined by Stephanie Fichtelman, and together we share practical tips to keep (or boost) your motivation when it comes to running.  Since motivation is not something that is infinite, as runners we have to look for creative ways to stay consistent when our motivation ways.  Stephanie and I […] The post RB66: Tips For Maintaining Your Running Motivation Mojo appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

31mins

20 Mar 2017

Rank #9

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RB96: The Basics Of Endurance Fueling - How To Use Gels, Wafers And Sport Beans

In this episode of the RunBuzz podcast, we discuss the basics of endurance fueling, specifically with gels, wafers, and sport beans.  We explore why fueling is necessary for runs over 60-90 minutes, what happens if you don't fuel properly, and we share tips on how to pick the right fuel, how to use it, and how to avoid stomach distress.  All this and more coming up in this episode. For complete show notes, including links to recommended gels, please visit https://www.runbuzz.com/96.

33mins

3 Sep 2018

Rank #10

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RB3: Lisa Hamilton: Overcoming Injury Through Strength, Mobility, and Runner’s Mindset

Show Notes: In today’s podcast, I chat with Lisa Hamilton of The Conscious Runner about her experiences with running and overcoming injury. Lisa has an incredible story of how she grew up as a competitive swimmer, became a collegiate cross country athlete, and went on to become a 2:43 marathoner. Like many runners, Lisa suffered […] The post RB3: Lisa Hamilton: Overcoming Injury Through Strength, Mobility, and Runner’s Mindset appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

43mins

3 May 2014

Rank #11

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RB26: An Introduction To Heart Rate Training

Show Notes: Today, I kick off a 4 part series on heart rate training. We will be starting completely from scratch, beginning with heart rate training fundamentals and breaking the details down into easily consumable chunks over the next 4 episodes. We’ll go over terminology, key training principles, and heart rate zones and how to […] The post RB26: An Introduction To Heart Rate Training appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

32mins

20 Feb 2015

Rank #12

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RB72: How To Make Running An Effective Part Of A Weight Loss Program

This episode is an audio replay of an online clinic I hosted on Running and Weight Loss. In this session, I share: Does running sabotage weight loss or can running be an effective component of a weight loss program? We’ll explore what the science says and compare that to popular beliefs we often hear in online […] The post RB72: How To Make Running An Effective Part Of A Weight Loss Program appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

1hr 7mins

13 Aug 2017

Rank #13

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RB32: Are You Ready To Run A Half Or Full Marathon?

Show Notes: How do you know if you are ready to take on a half marathon? How about a full 26.2 mile marathon? In this episode, I share how to tell whether or not you are ready to start training for a distance event. I also share what you can expect as far as training, […] The post RB32: Are You Ready To Run A Half Or Full Marathon? appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

24mins

29 Jun 2015

Rank #14

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RB92: How To Add Strength Training Without Wrecking Your Legs And Your Running

Strength training is an incredible tool to help you become a stronger, faster, and injury resistant runner. But when not done properly, strength training can also wreck your legs and impact your running workouts or races. In this episode we take you inside our thoughts on the matter and share our tips to help you integrate strength training into your running program. We'll show you why it is important, and how to add it to your program in a way it doesn't overwhelm your body. For complete show notes and for links to resources mentioned on the show, please visit https://www.runbuzz.com/92

45mins

6 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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RB17: How To Stay Motivated, Heat Training and How Many Days Per Week You Should Run

In this episode, I answer 3 listener questions from our RunBuzz community. The questions touch on common issues that many runners encounter, including: getting started and keeping up with a running plan, staying motivated while running in hot weather, and determining how many days per week you should run.   Question 1:  One of our […] The post RB17: How To Stay Motivated, Heat Training and How Many Days Per Week You Should Run appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

34mins

10 Sep 2014

Rank #16

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RB111: Gross Conversations And Experiences That Only Runners Will Understand

In this episode of the RunBuzz running podcast, we discuss gross topics that runners experience or are acceptable to talk about amongst other runners. We share some of our most disgusting and scary moments such as poop, porta potties, snot rockets and a wide range of other nasty things we have experienced. All this and more coming up on today's show.

46mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #17

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RB91: How To Minimize Post Run Soreness

If you get sore after your runs, then this episode is for you. We discuss how to reduce or eliminate post-run soreness using a variety of techniques. We look into things like stretching, nutritional supplements, ice baths, foam rolling, massage and more. All this and more coming up on today's show.

33mins

30 Jul 2018

Rank #18

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RB44: Boost Your Willpower And Become A More Consistent Runner

So, I have a really good show for you today. It was one that was fun to research and put together and one that I think may help you if you are someone who struggles, or goes through phases where it seems like you just can’t, or don’t feel like getting your workouts in. I’ve, […] The post RB44: Boost Your Willpower And Become A More Consistent Runner appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

30mins

1 Feb 2016

Rank #19

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RB73: 10 Tips For Improving Your 5k Race Times

In this episode, I share 10 running tips to help you get a faster 5k race time.  I recently had a listener submit a question about training to get a faster 5k race time.  I responded by email, but then decided that it would make a great topic because it is a question I get frequently. If […] The post RB73: 10 Tips For Improving Your 5k Race Times appeared first on RunBuzz Running - Online Run Coaching And Whole-Body Fitness.

26mins

24 Aug 2017

Rank #20