Health and Fitness Inspiration, Motivation, and Information in 15 Minute Episodes by Fit Armadillo Founder and ACE-Certified Personal Trainer Catherine Turley
250th Episode Celebration and Top 5 Countdown
It's the 250th episode of The Fit Fifteen Podcast Show! Head out for a walk with your podcast show host, Catherine Turley, as she counts down the top 5 most listened to episodes from the last 50 conversations shared on the show. Did you catch them all when they went live? Have another favorite? We'd love to know! Join the conversation on the show notes page (FitArmadillo.com/250th).CONGRATS to our podcast guests (listed in release date order below) who made it to the top 5:Ep 223: Selfcare vs. Selfish with Founder of Cumhacht Coaching Maeve O'Byrne (Part II)Ep 224: How to Adjust a 2020 Boston Marathon Training Plan after the Coronavirus Postponement with Dr. Jason KarpEp 228: Leading with Humour CEO Dr Vanessa Marcié on the Power of HumourEp 229: Your Goal Guide Author Debra Eckerling on Goal Setting and Getting What You WantEp 246: How to Release the Runner with Race Director Susan Rancourt
While the podcast will be on a break before episode 251 is released, you are invited to enjoy the break by working out with your host and some of the other certified personal trainers at Fit Armadillo. Learn more about the "pay what you can" small online group fitness classes Catherine will continue to host through the end of May when you catching up with her during this episode (Hint: These are NOT live-streamed to the masses via Instagram or Facebook live, but virtual sessions provided through the Fit Armadillo format). Want the podcast to come back sooner than later? Help make your dream come through via a variety of ways you can support the show (many at no cost to you)including:
1. Donating any amount through the show notes page: FitArmadillo.com/Podcast2. Shopping on Amazon through affiliate links for an Audible Gift Membership: FitArmadillo.com/AudibleGift or your host's current book of choice, 26 Marathons, by Meb Keflezighi: FitArmadillo.com/Meb26 Only need toilet paper? You can still support the podcast by clicking on either link to get to Amazon before you make a purchase.The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 250
About Reason2Race with Co-Founder Gabrielle Baumeyer
Looking for help finding your fitness motivation while supporting a favorite nonprofit? Reason2Race Co-Founder Gabrielle Baumeyer shares more about her company and how it helps both individuals and corporations raise money and awareness for nonprofits. She and her husband Bill launched Reason2Race in 2010 after several years of personally experiencing the power of fundraising for her own athletic events. Supporting others in achieving their goals is truly Gabrielle’s passion as evident in the results Reason2Race has achieved. Over 6,500 individuals have completed approximately 700 events and raised over $6 million dollars for local and international causes. During these challenging times, Reason2Race might be able to help your favorite nonprofit! Tune in for all the details and to get inspired.
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Dr. Julie Connor Shares Mental Health and Wellness Tips from Her Journey (Part II)
In our last episode, mental health advocate, Dr. Julie Connor, Ed.D. shared her personal wellness journey. Today, we continue our conversation and she shares resources she's used on her own journey and to help others throughout the country. Dr. Julie Connor's talks about tough topics like mental illness, recovery, and suicide empower others throughout the country with communication and conflict resolution skills to build strong relationships and strengthen teamwork. Her passion for this topic really shines through in our conversation. If you missed the first half, be sure to check it out! Dr. Julie Connor's personal wellness journey proves very inspirational!
Show notes: FitArmadillo.com/PodcastThe Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 248
Dr. Julie Connor Shares Mental Health and Wellness Tips from Her Journey (Part I)
As a TED speaker, educator, and mental health advocate, Dr. Julie Connor, Ed.D. helps youth and adults throughout the country talk about tough topics like mental illness, recovery, and suicide. She empowers others throughout the country with communication and conflict resolution skills to build strong relationships and strengthen teamwork. In this first half of our conversation, Dr. Connor shares mental health and wellness tips from her own journey. When we continue our conversation tomorrow, she'll share additional resources that she's found helpful for herself and others.
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How to Release the Runner with Race Director Susan Rancourt
Thinking about becoming a runner, but don't know where to start? Race director, Susan Rancourt, comes back to the show to talk about the Release the Runner movement. Centered on supporting those new to running, this initiative reminds would-be runners that we were all new to running once. Tune in for inspiration from both Susan and your podcast host, lifelong runners, who share insights to assure you that getting started is the hardest part. Luckily, once you do the Release the Runner community is there to support you virtually. Companies like Susan's Rhode Races & Events are offering additional ways to educate and inspire you from a safe social distance. We hope this episode motivates you to #ReleasetheRunner! Tag us @FitArmadillo in your posts for a bonus cheer, and visit the show notes for all the links to connect with Rhode Races.
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The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 246
About Rhode Races and the 2020 Newport Virtual Race
Rhode Races race director, Susan Rancourt, shares more about the series and how you can still participate in the 2020 Newport Race this year as a virtual runner. During the episode, Susan talks about how this virtual run idea came about and how you can participate as a 5K, half marathon, or full marathon racer. Passionate about supporting the running community, Susan has also brought together running coaches and physical therapists to offer continued support and advice to runners during this challenging time. Whether you're a lifelong runner or new to the sport, you're sure to benefit from the information and motivation Susan and the Rhode Races team plans to continue to share on their social media channels.
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The Fit 15 by Fit Armadillo® #TheFit15 @TheFitFifteen @FitArmadillo Ep 245
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