John and Diane discuss what motivates people to move . What it is that gets them up in the morning or after work to keep themselves in shape . Plus we will have guests and ask them what it is they do and why they do it .
What is your favorite distance to run ? 42.2 - With Colin McQuade
In part 2 of Colin's interview we pick up right where we left off and Colin tells us how he trains for hot temperatures . He tells us the distance he loves running the most is 42.2 and he gives some helpful thoughts on how new marathoners could help themselves to succeed . Colin tells us about NMC Nutrition and Natasha McLaughlin-Chaisson and how she helped him with some of his issues ( link below ) . Colin is always helping others and the running community and he has some very helpful thoughts that you really should listen to . So join us and get motivated with Colin , we sure did .
The kitchen sink edition - With Colin McQuade part1
This kitchen sink edition does indeed cover a great deal . We chat with Colin McQuade , the person that came up with the Moncton Resurgo Marathon in Moncton . Colin talks about what goes into making a marathon a Boston Qualifier and what happened the night before that almost canceled the event . Colin also talks about struggling at times with depression and anxiety and how he copes . He also shares a car accident story that happened while he was in training and how he kept moving forward . We also discuss some tips into marathon training and a very important step you should take . Colin loves to train hard and has some huge goals and we here at Motivate to move know he will do his very best all the time . Then tune in next week for the conclusion and part 2 of this episode . you will not want to miss it .
The founder and president of the Running Room chats with us today - With John Stanton
You send the founder and president of the Running Room (John Stanton) and Email asking if he would like to be on your podcast and he says yes in 45 minutes . It's a dream come true and we get to pick the brain of John and ask him how the Running Room got started and what his vision was . We ask about pre race meals , recovery , Ironman's and lots more . John Stanton has written 10 books and has tons of knowledge for anyone out there just getting started and experts alike . Come and join us and listen to the very humble John Stanton tell us about his journey , it's so worth it . Also follow John on Twitter and Facebook .
Anything is possible , never say never - With Tanya Owens
It's somewhat ironic when your Doctor tells you somewhat jokingly that you wont be a runner with those knees of yours . Listen to Tanya Owens talk about this story and how her Doctor couldn't have been more wrong . Tanya talks to us about how she started running and was exposed to other runners at the Running Room , how she could never do a marathon . Well in a very short order Tanya went from 10 k runs to a running a marathon . Hear Tanya tell us about how she decided to get into Ironman's even though she had to learn how to swim . Never say never because Tanya has done it all and is very determined and motivated . A great listen for anyone and helpful to get oneself into action .
Power Lifting , how one man deals with his mental health - With Connor Terry
Overweight and depressed Connor Terry decided after a most unfortunate incident that enough was indeed enough . Deciding to take up power lifting and get himself into shape , change his diet and stop doing the harmful things to himself Connor made a complete change . Losing roughly 225 pounds in 2 years Connor stayed on track even though the universe seemed to throw everything at him at once . Hard working and so determined nothing was going to stop Connor from competing . Now with even bigger goals Connor talks about how he felt after taking a huge dose of his antidepressants and how he has controlled his fears and anxieties . Sometimes mental health isn't talked about enough but here Connor tells it like it is , thanks Connor for sharing your very important story with our listeners . A pick of Connors home made squat rack made with help from his Employer Princess Auto - Plus Connor has a Gofundme page raising money to help him remove excess skin from his very impressive weight loss . We hope you check this out plus a recent story of him on Global News .
It's never too late to start - With Eugene Gaudet
Talk about a turn around in your life , Eugene Gaudet has absolutely done that . Always wanting to support his family meant working a lot and not always eating healthy . A quick trip to the drive through would fix that . With the smoking and the pop and juice it was an accident waiting to happen . When his Doctor told him he was pre diabetic Eugene argued that still didn't mean he was diabetic . His daughter convinced Eugene to go for a little run with her , it started out with a 1 minute run then a 1 minute walk . That may have saved Eugene's life because after that he quit smoking , cut back on his bad food choices plus quit pop all together . He was able to get off almost all the medications his doctor had him on for his health problems . Now he runs every Sunday at the Running Room and keeps on doing more and more distance . Listen to Eugene tell his story about how his life really changed and how he has big goals that we are sure he will indeed achieve . Inspirational and helpful both , you will not want to miss this episode . Here is a link to A Great Canadian Running Challenge , one of Eugene's favorite runs .