Author: Lisah Hamilton

TCR105 | Brian Madden: Believing in Yourself & Running Your First Marathon

Hey Conscious Runners! I’ve got an amazing episode for you! I know I say that about every episode, and it’s true. But honestly, this one is takes it to a another level! Today, I’ve got first time marathoner Brian Madden on the line with me. I met Brian a couple of years ago. He reached out to me about being interested in running a marathon. I didn’t hear from him for two years.

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TCR104 | Michel Dion: There is No Tough Day That Can’t Be Solved By a Good Run

Michel and I had wanted to record an episode together for awhile. He thought it would be a great idea to get the perspective of a newbie runner starting later in life and I agreed! This episode is a bit of a different kind of interview. Michel asks me questions on everything from shoes to nutrition, to training plans, to barefoot running. Nothing is off limits.

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Team Huddle: 13 Essential Injury Prevention Tools EVERY Runner MUST Have

Have you ever had one of those moments where your running is going great. You’re feeling good. Your mileage is going up and you are getting faster…. And then all of a sudden you feel a sharp pain on the bottom of your foot, or maybe it’s your knee, or maybe its your hips or a part of your body you never experienced pain before. Did you think to yourself “how could this be happening right now. I’ve been training so well. This is the worst time for ANOTHER injury to crop up?” And then you begin to realize your goal of completing your first half marathon, qualifying for the...

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Team Huddle: How to Build Rock Solid Glutes & Hips in 5 Minutes a Day (Or Less)

Are you ready to experience easy, pain-free running? Weak or inactive glutes are a major contributor to running injuries from from the feet up. If you’ve ever suffered from plantar fasciitis, knee pain, IT band syndrome, hamstring strains, and hip and lower back pain, this video training is for you! First I have you assess your glute and hip strength and then I show you how to build it. The Exercises Balance On One Leg for 30 Seconds (Eyes Open & Eyes Closed) Single Leg Squat Bridge Exercise Donkey Kicks Fire Hydrant Too many runners are injured when they don’t...

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TCR103: Jessica Leggio | Correcting Dysfunctional Movement and Running Pain Free

Hey Conscious Runners, I’ve got another fantastic episode for you! Today I’ve got Jessica Marie Rose Leggio on the line with me. As an athletic Functional Movement expert, Jessica helps runners with form, strength and conditioning and Injury Prevention. She is also the creator of the #RunPainFree Running Program. The #RunPainFree Running Program corrects dysfunctional movement patterns, to eliminate pain and get you running pain free.

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TCR102 | Lisah & Julia: Soul Sessions Episode 5 – Sound of Silence, Barefoot Running, Restoring Health Through Movement & Living Free

Hey Conscious Runners! I’ve got another fantastic episode for you. Today, Julia Chi Taylor and I sit down for our fifth episode of Soul Sessions with Lisah and Julia. Soul sessions with Lisah and Julia is a monthly series on The Conscious Runner Podcast where Julia and I share honestly and openly about our running, ourselves and our lives. I met Julia last year when I interviewed her for The Conscious Runner Podcast.

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TCR100 | Kari Gormley: Being Yourself & The Running Lifestyle

Hey Conscious Runners! Yes, its that time again! I’ve got another fantastic episode of The Conscious Runner podcast for you! Today Kari Gormley from the Running Lifestyle and I sit down and chat it out about things running and life. Kari and I have been trying to connect for the few months. First I had tech issues, then the holidays came, then she had tech issues. It was one challenge after another. But all the while I knew we were destined to meet.

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TCR099 | Coach’s Corner: 4 Reasons Over 75% of Runners Are Injured Each Year and How NOT to Be One of Them – Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/consciousrunner/TCR099_CCInjuryPreventionPart1.mp3Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to another episode of the Coach’s Corner. Today, is part one of Why You Keep Getting Injured and How You Can Stop. In this episode I go deep about how your running form influences your injury profile and running specific strength and mobility work can change your running form and therefore your injury profile. After you listen to the episode, don’t forget to pick up your FREE injury prevention resources by clicking the links below. FREE Injury Prevention Resources 10 Minute Injury Prevention Warm-Up You MUST Do Before Each Run 14 Injury Prevention Tools...

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TCR098 | Lisah & Julia: Soul Sessions Episode 4 – Letting Go, Learning and Connecting With the God Within

Hey Conscious Runners! I’ve got another fantastic episode for you. Today, Julia Chi Taylor and I sit down for our fourth episode of Soul Sessions with Lisah and Julia. Soul sessions with Lisah and Julia is a monthly series on The Conscious Runner Podcast where Julia and I share honestly and openly about our running, ourselves and our lives. I met Julia earlier this year when I interviewed her for The Conscious Runner Podcast.

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TCR097 | Martinus Evans: It May Be Hard, But it Can Be Done

Hey Conscious Runners! Yes, I’ve got another amazing interview for you today! It is with runner, speaker and coach Martinus Evans. In July 2012, Martinus weighed approximately 360 lbs (He didn’t know his exact weight because all the scales he stepped on stopped working at 350 lbs.). This episode is about Martinus’s journey to becoming a marathoner.

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TCR096 | Dr. Justin Ross: Change Your Thoughts & Change Your Run

Hey Conscious Runners! Guess what! Yes, I’ve got another amazing interview for you! I’ve got runner and sports psychologist Dr. Justin Ross on the line with me. I was so excited about meeting and chatting with him. A lot of running focuses on what we do with our body, but equally, if not more important is the training that needs o happen with our mind.

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TCR095 | Lisah & Julia: Soul Sessions Episode 3 – Running Towards Pain & Being Settled Within

Hey Conscious Runners! Welcome to another episode of Soul Sessions with Lisah and Julia. Soul sessions with Lisah and Julia is a monthly series on The Conscious Runner Podcast where Julia and I share honestly and openly about our running, ourselves and our lives. From a very early age, Julia and I have been on parallel journeys –from representing our respective countries at world class international running events, to questioning why we run, to our pursuit of inner freedom and adventure and the names of our sites– The Conscious Runner and Running Conscious.

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TCR094 | Jeff Sanders: The 5am Miracle & Dominating Your Day Before Breakfast

Jeff Sanders is a keynote speaker, author of the best-selling and award-winning book on productivity, The 5 AM Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast, and founder of the The Rockin’ Productivity Academy. Jeff is also the host of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast, which has ranked #1 in iTunes in the Self-Help and Business categories, been nominated for 4 Podcast Awards, and exceeded 3.5 million downloads.

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TCR093 | Sarah Bowen Shea: Finding Your Inner Athlete and Another Mother Runner

Hey Conscious Runners, I’ve got another fantastic interview for you. It is with author, runner and mother Sarah Bowen Shea of Another Mother Runner and Train Like a Mother. I’m so excited to be delivering this interview to you. Sarah is an avid runner and former competitive rower. At 5,11, 165 pounds, Sarah doesn’t consider herself a natural athlete.

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TCR092 | Runner, Mother, and 2 X Olympian Kara Goucher on Running and Life

Hey Conscious Runners, I’ve got another fantastic interview for you! It is with mother, runner and Olympian Kara Goucher. This interview is especially exciting for me, as I’ve been a fan of Kara for over a decade, and have watched her evolution as a runner and a person. Kara started running at a very early age and was good from the start. But it wasn’t always a smooth ride.

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TCR091 | Lisah & Julia: Soul Sessions Episode 2 – Living Your Truth & Running Free

Hey Conscious Runners! I’ve got another fantastic episode for you. Today, Julia Chi Taylor and I sit down for our second episode of Soul Sessions with Lisah and Julia. Soul sessions with Lisah and Julia is a monthly series on The Conscious Runner Podcast where Julia and I share honestly and openly about our running, ourselves and our lives. I met Julia this year when I interviewed her for The Conscious Runner Podcast. Immediately, I knew we would remain connected.

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TCR090 | Danny Dreyer: Backdoor Enlightenment & Running & Living From Your Center

Hey Conscious Runners! Welcome to another amazing interview! Yes! Can you believe it? I’ve got runner and co-founder of Chi Running, Danny Dreyer on the line with me again! I first interviewed Danny in August of this year. If you haven’t had a chance to listen to that episode, I suggest you do; especially if you want to run with more grace and ease.

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TCR089 | Nick Symmonds: 2x Olympian, Advocate and Activist for Runner’s Rights and Founder of Run Gum

Hey Conscious Runners! I’ve got another fantastic interview for you today. I’ve got 2x Olympian, advocate and activist for runners and creator of Run Gum (performance gum), Nick Symmonds on the line with me. Nick got started running in a very interesting way. In high school, a girl he wanted to get to know better suggested he try out for the cross country team and he did.

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TCR088 | Jeff McCloud: Running After a 25 Year Break & Running as Family Affair

Jeff has been a long-standing member of The Conscious Runner Academy and has taken on the role of The Conscious Runner Academy Community manager. As a Conscious Runner Academy Community manager, Jeff helps to ensure our community remains dedicated to the vision of The Conscious Runner (see the core values on the Home Page). How Jeff got started running is a pretty interesting story.

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TCR086 | Lisah & Julia: Soul Sessions Episode 1

Hey Conscious Runners! As always, I’ve got another fantastic interview for you. Today, former elite runner, mentor, healer and founder of Running Conscious, Julia Chi Taylor and I sit down for a chat about me. Yes, that’s right. The tables have been turned and I’m being interviewed. My name is Lisah. I am a masters runner, mother, author, certified running coach and the heart and soul behind The Conscious Runner. Using a mind, body and soul approach to running, I help you become a stronger, faster, more injury-resistant runner and feel GREAT while doing it!

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TCR085 | Coach’s Corner: How to Keep Yourself Accountable & Reach Your Running Goals

Hey Conscious Runners! Lately, I’ve been hearing about a lot of runners struggling with motivation and holding themselves accountable so they reach their running goals. The truth is everyone has to start somewhere. Whether you’re coming back from injury or coming back from a planned break, you’ve got to start somewhere. Some of us start back with a few miles, some of us start back with a combination of walking and running and others of us start back one block at a time.

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TCR084 | Jackie Linehan: Making Running as Easy as Possible and Never Getting Injured

Jackie believes if we don’t know how to properly deal with and release our emotions during these stressful events, they remain in our bodies until a later time when the body feels it is safe to release them. Unfortunately for runners, these suppressed emotions often show up as running pain and running injuries. She believes we need to learn how to deal with these sensations in a positive way and allow them to easily move in and out of our bodies.

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"I notice that I am no longer tight in the days and evenings after my runs, I get out of bed with more pep, and I no longer limp around the office after sitting at my desk for long periods." ~ Jesse - Age 38

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"From day one I really liked the dynamic warm-up because I always struggled with knowing the best way to get my muscles ready before running or strength training." ~Patricia - Age 47

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 “I am grateful today that you suggested foam rolling when I had my gluteus issues this spring I was sceptic but it cured my glutes issues. What a lifesaver" ~ Gabriella Lundh

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 “You gave me a PR this year and also a record distance for the year. All that despite muscle injuries. You not only saved my season, you influenced my training and helped me to a 4:23 marathon PR.” ~Michel Dion - Age 44

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