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Age Groupies: A Podcast for Amateur Endurance Athletes

Ginger and Chocolate is a show about the intersection of mental health and sport. Hosts Lindsay Hiken (middle-aged mom, entrepreneur and triathlon junkie) and Mike Ergo (Former Marine & founder of The Gold Star Initiative) talk with each other, fellow athletes, and experts about how to be mentally fit through sport and other daily practices. New episodes every Thursday!

Ginger & Chocolate Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.5 • 42 Ratings

Age Groupies: A Podcast for Amateur Endurance Athletes

Ginger and Chocolate is a show about the intersection of mental health and sport. Hosts Lindsay Hiken (middle-aged mom, entrepreneur and triathlon junkie) and Mike Ergo (Former Marine & founder of The Gold Star Initiative) talk with each other, fellow athletes, and experts about how to be mentally fit through sport and other daily practices. New episodes every Thursday!

    Christopher Heimerman and 40k Steps

    Christopher Heimerman and 40k Steps

    Christopher Heimerman of 40,000 Steps joins the crew and we talk recovery, mental health, and trail running. Find more about Christopher and connect through:
    website: 40000steps.wordpress.com
    facebook.com/40000steps
    Patreon: patreon.com/40000steps
    IG: @40000__Steps
    Twitter: @RunTopherRun
     
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    Ginger & Chocolate is brought to you by UCAN Superstarch! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  or by entering the code GANDC at checkout.
     
    Thank you for listening to Ginger and Chocolate! Each week, Lindsay and Mike talk about the intersection of physical and mental health. We will have interviews with fellow athletes, subject matter experts, and even straight talk on Lindsay and Mike's personal journeys with their mental and physical wellness. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and by email at gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com .Please subscribe, share with a friend, and email or DM us with any requests or reccomendations for the show. You can follow Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo on Strava by searching their names.
    Instagram: @ginger_and_chocolate_podcast
    FaceBook: @gingerandchocolate
    Email: gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com
     
     

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Joel Gaff and IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon

    Joel Gaff and IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon

    Joel Gaff joins G&C and talks about the new IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon course and why it might be the perfect first 70.3 for athletes, or a great "welcome back" to racing for others. Find out more about IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon:
    IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon (ironman.com) IRONMAN 70.3 Oregon | Facebook -----------------------
     
    Ginger & Chocolate is brought to you by UCAN Superstarch! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  or by entering the code GANDC at checkout.
     
    Thank you for listening to Ginger and Chocolate! Each week, Lindsay and Mike talk about the intersection of physical and mental health. We will have interviews with fellow athletes, subject matter experts, and even straight talk on Lindsay and Mike's personal journeys with their mental and physical wellness. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and by email at gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com .Please subscribe, share with a friend, and email or DM us with any requests or reccomendations for the show. You can follow Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo on Strava by searching their names.
    Instagram: @ginger_and_chocolate_podcast
    FaceBook: @gingerandchocolate
    Email: gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com
     
     

    • 45 min
    Good Grief!

    Good Grief!

    Mike and Lindsay talk about grief. What it is, why it's okay to feel, and how you can grieve in a healthy way.
     
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    Ginger & Chocolate is brought to you by UCAN Superstarch! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  or by entering the code GANDC at checkout.
     
    Thank you for listening to Ginger and Chocolate! Each week, Lindsay and Mike talk about the intersection of physical and mental health. We will have interviews with fellow athletes, subject matter experts, and even straight talk on Lindsay and Mike's personal journeys with their mental and physical wellness. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and by email at gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com .Please subscribe, share with a friend, and email or DM us with any requests or reccomendations for the show. You can follow Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo on Strava by searching their names.
    Instagram: @ginger_and_chocolate_podcast
    FaceBook: @gingerandchocolate
    Email: gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com
     
     

    • 46 min
    Self-care

    Self-care

    Lindsay and Mike talk self-care. What is it? Why do it? We get to the bottom of it here on Ginger & Chocolate. Take a look at your own self-care here in this article from Psychology Today
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    Ginger & Chocolate is brought to you by UCAN Superstarch! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  or by entering the code GANDC at checkout.
     
    Thank you for listening to Ginger and Chocolate! Each week, Lindsay and Mike talk about the intersection of physical and mental health. We will have interviews with fellow athletes, subject matter experts, and even straight talk on Lindsay and Mike's personal journeys with their mental and physical wellness. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and by email at gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com .Please subscribe, share with a friend, and email or DM us with any requests or reccomendations for the show. You can follow Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo on Strava by searching their names.
    Instagram: @ginger_and_chocolate_podcast
    FaceBook: @gingerandchocolate
    Email: gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com
     
     

    • 49 min
    Norm Armstrong and the Joy of Running

    Norm Armstrong and the Joy of Running

    Lindsay and Mike sit down with Norm Armstrong, who found marathon and ultra running 10 years into his recovery journey. Norm talks about the joy of running and how he has overcome the lows and barriers faced during racing. He also talks about how he finds peace on the trails and connection with the land while out there in nature.
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    Ginger and Chocolate is brought to you by UCAN Superstarch! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  or by entering the code GANDC at checkout.
     
    Thank you for listening to Ginger and Chocolate! Each week, Lindsay and Mike talk about the intersection of physical and mental health. We will have interviews with fellow athletes, subject matter experts, and even straight talk on Lindsay and Mike's personal journeys with their mental and physical wellness. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. You can find us on Instagram, Facebook, and by email at gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com .Please subscribe, share with a friend, and email or DM us with any requests or reccomendations for the show. You can follow Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo on Strava by searching their names.
    Instagram: @ginger_and_chocolate_podcast
    FaceBook: @gingerandchocolate
    Email: gingerandchocolatepodcast@gmail.com
     
     

    • 56 min
    The Last Age Groupie

    The Last Age Groupie

    Lindsay and Mike talk mental health and the reasons for transitioning the show to Ginger & Chocolate.
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    Age Groupies is brought to you by UCAN! Learn about why you should #fuelthepursuit with #UCAN and save 10% on all your orders by using the link https://ucan.co/shop/share/michael.ergo/  
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    Thanks for checking out Age Groupies Podcast, a podcast for amateur endurance athletes. Your hosts Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo are endurance athletes that explore their own journey with mental health and sport. If you enjoy the show please leave us a rating/review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and tell a friend!  You can email questions and topic ideas to AgeGroupies@gmail.com, and follow the show on social media: Instagram: @AgeGroupies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/agegroupies/
    Twitter: @AgeGroupie Strava: Lindsay Hiken and Mike Ergo

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

trieveryday ,

Always interesting

Intelligent, informative, courageous, inspiring, inclusive, real and also fun. I listen to the meditations often. Looking forward to what comes next.

Yankeeincary ,

Not your everyday triathlon podcast

The unique perspective that’s comes from Mike and Lindsey on a number of various Tri related topics is nothing you will hear anywhere else. Hit the subscribe button. You won’t be disappointed.

Keep it up Mike and Lindsey!

Into Fitness ,

Keeping going deep

SO good. U guys are rockin’ it. I love your personal stories and insights. Keeps getting better 💫

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