Podcast by Two Rivers Treads
Podcast by Two Rivers Treads
Episode 16 - Mikala Shremshock Conquers Arrowhead 135
Mark and Sarah sit down with Mikala as she shares about the gear, nutrition, and attitude that got her through pulling a sled over 135 miles of Minnesota in January.
Episode 15 - Betsy Hartley: Life at the Intersection of Running and Diabetes
Betsy Hartley joins Mark Cucuzzella and Sarah Hodder to talk about her story of managing Type 2 diabetes by losing 220 Lbs, getting off of insulin and other medications, and running. We talk about glucose monitoring technology, finding low-carb race fuel, and the amazing support found in the trail running community.
Episode 14 - Thunder Squad Interviews: Chris Price & Jake Hall
Dr. Mark opens with comments on the RED-S Syndrome which is getting press time with the Nike controversy involving Mary Cain, known as "the fastest girl in America" until being abusively pressured to lose weight.
Then, we continue interviewing Thunder Squad store ambassadors. This month's guests are Chris Price and Jake Hall.
Chris is an Air Force veteran, rock climbing guide, and small business owner who has pushed his nephew with disabilities through marathons. Jake is a local runner who records and posts the Run for Your Life podcast, who also runs marathons as a push team with his son. Learn about how their paths crossed and their adventures.
Episode 13 - Thunder Squad Interviews: Casey Fisher
September was a crazy month! We're getting back in the swing of things and sharing our adventures - Dr. Mark's travels around the globe sharing his medical expertise, another amazing Freedom's Run event, and Sarah's PR at the 2019 Grindstone 100 miler.
We also talk about the direction performance-enhancing shoes is taking the sport of running in light of the recently set (albeit, unofficial) marathon world record time and the (very official) women's marathon record time.
Then we get a chance to chat it up with local Thunder Squad TRT ambassador Casey Fisher about his recent finishes on the No Business 100, Freedom's Run, Miner's Lady, and some DNFs along the way. It was super helpful to hear his take on post-ultra recovery too.
Episode 12 - Thunder Squad Interviews: Zach Chupa
Zach Chupa is no stranger to pushing the limits on speed and endurance, yet he's had to learn the hard way how to leverage a balance of running, rest, and community to fight depression.
Episode 11 - Thunder Squad Interviews: Jessica Wiant
Jessica Wiant is expecting her fourth son any day now and tells us how being an active mom is part of setting an example for her kids of having a healthy lifestyle. She shares encouragement for parents who feel they are too busy to exercise and how running builds a base of fitness that opens the way to other family adventures.
Also, we talk about finding the best shoe size (it may be larger than you think!)