Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

In this episode we chat about what it’s like for Morgan to be coached by Chris and what it’s like for Chris to have his Mrs. as an athlete. Chris has been her coach since August and we go over a bit about the complicated social dynamics involved in a coach/husband and wife/athlete relationship. In … More Episode 20: Hubby/Coach, Boomchickapop and the Year of Fear

Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

In this episode we talk about the negative side of numbers (i.e. training data, heart rate data, pace, distance, weight, etc.). In Part 2 we review Picky Bars (Lauren’s Mega Nuts flavor) and in Part 3 we catch you up on this weeks challenge in the Year of Fear Project. Morgan grapples her inner daemons … More Episode 19: Negative Numbers, Picky Bars and the Year of Fear

Episode 18: Going the Ultra Distance, Nakd Bars, PBJ’s and the Trouble with Comfort

In this episode we go over our Canadian Thanksgiving weekend adventure where Chris ran and Morgan biked 50 Km (31 miles) from Kingston to Westport, Ontario! This was Chris’s first ultra distance run and Morgan’s longest bike ride in some time. Oh, and it was pouring rain…so that made things slightly more soggy than originally … More Episode 18: Going the Ultra Distance, Nakd Bars, PBJ’s and the Trouble with Comfort

Year of Fear Week 8:

Morgan’s Fear of the Week: #34 Keeping a Daily Journal This week I kept a handwritten journal. Turns out, the scribblings of a…person with “issues” let’s say…are emotionally messy and definitely not for public consumption! Every day I would sit down with my pen and paper and just write. I tried to keep the self-criticism … More Year of Fear Week 8:

Episode 16: Chris’s Race Recap, PowerBars and the Year of Fear

This week, Chris does a race recap of his half marathon in Brockville, Ontario. We also review two new (ish) protein bars by PowerBar (white chocolate raspberry and chocolate chip cookie dough) and go over our fears of the week in the Year of Fear Project.   Show Notes: Part 1: Race Recap 2:22 Part … More Episode 16: Chris’s Race Recap, PowerBars and the Year of Fear

Episode 12 of the Racing Mindcast: Good Coaches, No Cow Bars, Trying New Foods and No More Stevia

In this episode, we talk about what makes a good coach. In the second segment, we taste 7 flavors of D’s Naturals No Cow Bars (Mint Cocao Chip, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Dark Raspberry Truffle, White Raspberry Truffle, Blueberry Cobbler, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip and Lemon Meringue Pie) . Finally, we finish up the show by … More Episode 12 of the Racing Mindcast: Good Coaches, No Cow Bars, Trying New Foods and No More Stevia