The Not Your Average Runner Podcast teaches plus-size, mid-life women practical ways to start running in the body they have right now. Certified Running & Life Coach Jill Angie combines her real-life experience and coaching wisdom to help women find joy in learning to run in a way that honors their unique size, shape, speed or age. You’ll be surprised at how much you can enjoy running when you know how to do it! Download a free one-week jumpstart plan to get started today at www.notyouraveragerunner.com/start.
Sierra Swofford’s 100-Mile Ultra: How It Went
If you want some insight into the how-to of participating in a 100-mile Ultra, you’re in the right place. Sierra Swofford is back for an update on how her preparation played out when it was finally time for race day, and how she dealt with the curveballs that were thrown her way after she arrived in Utah for the race.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/255
Why Running While Fat Won’t Ruin Your Knees with Alex Ellis
In this episode, mobility coach and wellness expert Alex Ellis takes me on a deep dive into knee pain, knee health, and maintaining knee strength and mobility. If you’re a runner, you’re going to experience knee pain at some point, but you don’t have to stay in pain or believe the myth that weight loss is the only solution. Learn how to care for your knees and how to know when you should rest or keep running.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/254
How to Navigate Health Setbacks with Julie Anna Johnson
Why are you telling yourself you can’t be a runner? Is it because you think you’re “too old” or because you have too many health or injury-related issues?
My guest this week is Julie Anna Johnson, a life coach and athlete with fibromyalgia, who was walker-bound just 10 years ago. She's sharing how she achieved her dream of running her first half marathon last year, and what has helped her navigate the mind drama we all experience.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/253
Redefining Rest for Runners with Marissa McKool
This week, I'm joined by Marissa McKool, a former public health leader turned career and life coach who helps public health professionals change their relationship to rest. And if there's anything runners need more of, it's rest. We’re discussing the unconscious belief that we need to earn our rest, and why we need to stop with these thoughts before burnout and injury inevitably set in.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/252
Your Post-Divorce Comeback: 3 Reasons Running Helps with Sade Curry
Listen in as Sade Curry shares her insights on the three reasons running helps you come back even better and stronger after a divorce. She’s offering some of the most important questions we have to ask ourselves during or after a divorce, why she chose to pave her own path forward instead of following all the rules women are expected to abide by, and her best tips for getting back out there in the dating world.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/251
7 Challenges Larger Runners Face and How to Get Past Them
Discover the biggest challenges you’re facing as a larger-bodied runner, and how to get yourself up and running anyway. I’m sharing all of the physical and mental obstacles you’ll come across as you start your running journey, along with my practical tips to stop these challenges from getting in your way.
Get full show notes and more information here: https://notyouraveragerunner.com/250
Energizing, Inspiring and Empowering! 🙌
Regardless of where you are in your journey - this is a must listen for you! Jill does an incredible job bringing you everything you need to know as a runner to improve your health, energy, mindset and vitality - with inspiring guests you can actually relate to. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!
This was such a lovely take on, I don’t know, LIFE?! So glad my friend Ashley shared this with me and I can’t wait to pay it forward and share it with others
Plus sized 1/2 marathon finisher
Jill and her running program has helped me finish my first 1/2 marathon as a plus sized female. Thanks so much for all you do.