10 episodes

We are sisters that run. Jannifer is a creative writing teacher and ultra marathoner, Kjersti is a psychotherapist and run coach. Together we will help you enjoy running, hone your physical and mental health, pass along running strategies and techniques, and offer multiple guided run-meditations to use at-will. Mostly, we'll have a lot of fun running and talking-- the two things we do best!

A Run With My Sister Kjersti Nelson

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

We are sisters that run. Jannifer is a creative writing teacher and ultra marathoner, Kjersti is a psychotherapist and run coach. Together we will help you enjoy running, hone your physical and mental health, pass along running strategies and techniques, and offer multiple guided run-meditations to use at-will. Mostly, we'll have a lot of fun running and talking-- the two things we do best!

    Run/Walk Meditation: Mindful Non-Judgement

    Run/Walk Meditation: Mindful Non-Judgement

    Lace up, and join Kjersti for a guided warm-up and practice non-judgmental awareness while running or walking.   

    • 12 min
    Adapting to Mom-Running

    Adapting to Mom-Running

    Jannifer and Kjersti discuss what run workouts were like while pregnant, and how they got back into running post-pregnancy. Kjersti introduces the concept of a "run dose", which is essentially how much running you uniquely need to feel better/more like yourself. 

    • 26 min
    Running with Friends

    Running with Friends

    In this episode Jannifer and Kjersti discuss the benefits of running with friends.  Big take away: "Find a friend, go running. Go running, find a friend."

    Mentioned in this episode:

    Article: "Running Friends Are Friends With Benefits" --Runner's World, by Michelle Hamilton https://www.runnersworld.com/training/a20802326/running-friends-are-friends-with-benefits

    --The Impala Running Group: http://www.impalaracingteam.org/team.html

    --The Wolfpack Running Group: https://runwolfpack.blog/training/

    --The Foothill Flyers Running Group: https://www.foothillflyers.org

    --Fleet Feet Menlo Park Trail Group: https://www.fleetfeet.com/training

    --Joy Run Club: https://www.kjerstinelson.com/runclubs/2019/12/3/the-joy-run-club

    • 25 min
    Loving Kindness Meditation for Running and Walking

    Loving Kindness Meditation for Running and Walking

    Lace up and join Kjersti for a guided run or walk meditation focused on gifting loving-kindness to others and yourself.  Warm-up and Cool-down included.  



    May you run strong.

    May you be healthy.

    May you be free of self-doubt.

    May you be filled with loving-kindness.   

    • 29 min
    Guided Body Scan Meditation for Running or Walking

    Guided Body Scan Meditation for Running or Walking

    Lace up, get your ear buds in, and join Kjersti for a zen, guided body scan meditation (plus warm-up and cool-down).  This meditation is meant to be done while running or walking.  Enjoy!  



    Any information or advice found on this podcast should not be used as a substitute for advice and care from your overseeing physician, therapist, or any medical professional.  Always take care to practice, runs, walks, hikes, and meditations safely.  

    • 28 min
    A Visualization Exercise: Challenge Negative Self-Talk On The Run

    A Visualization Exercise: Challenge Negative Self-Talk On The Run

    In this 6-minute exercise Kjersti will guide you through a visualization exercise to challenge negative self-talk that might creep up while running.  Cozy up, get comfortable, soften your gaze or close your eye then visualize! 

    • 5 min

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