The 300 Pounds and Running Podcast: Running Tips | Running Advice | Running Interviews | Running Inspiration | 5k |10k | Half-Marathon | 26.2 | Marathon | Couch to 5K | C25K
About This Show
Hey YOU! The one at the back of the pack of runners. Think you’re “too fat” to run, “too slow” to run, “too ____(fill in the blank)” to run? Then the 300 Pounds and Running Podcast is for you! Whether you’ve just started or need a fire lit under your ass to get you off that couch, I’ll share my best advice, inspiring stories, and running and weight loss tips. Who am I? (Good question.) I’m Martinus Evans. I’m an RRCA run coach, author, and award-winning speaker. But more importantly I’m a big guy. Who runs. No…really. I’ve run 5k’s, 10k’s, half-marathons, and marathons! So I know your struggles. I know your hesitations. And I want to help you become a runner! So if you’re looking for a place to start your journey to better health, look no further. Let’s do this! Our show notes and additional information can be found at www.300poundsandrunning.com.
Most Recent Episode
300PAR 014: Ted Spiker From Runner's World Big Guy Blog
2 days ago
What's up goal crushers in this episode we talk with Ted Spiker. Ted is the face of the Big Guy Blog, Runner's World contributor (and former Marathon Virgin blogger) Ted Spiker writes about what it’s like being a size-XL runner in a size-M world. He covers running, weight loss, and cool workouts that help his running, as well as his weakness for [insert just about any food]. On top of that Ted is a scholar, author and speaker. In this podcast Ted talks to us about who he is, his evolving relationship with running (the good, bad and the ugly), his book- Downsize, and lastly he gives new runners advice to help them crush their goals. [Tweet "Enjoy the little victories and stop beating yourself up! - @ProfSpiker"] Show Notes 0:59 - Who is Ted Spiker? - Scholar, Journalist and Health Advocate 2:49 - Learn about Ted’s weight loss/gain story. - “Food is darn good!” 5:52 - Ted discusses the diets that he has tried - I never bought into the “plans”...I would key use principles from each of the diets.” 9:27 - When did Ted feel the need it was time to take action in his health journey? - “I stepped on the scale and was shocked.” 12:04 - Learn how Ted first discovered running...the good and bad - 15:20 - Ted talks about his most challenging race and his biggest takeaway. - “I am a little self confident about races but I still do them.” 18:47 - How has running impacted other areas of Ted’s life. - “Running has open the doors to so many different communities and friendships for me.” 22:29 - Ted’s favorite product. - One hint it has to do with chafing! 25:10 - What advice would tell give to his past self? -Enjoy the process! 28:19 - Ted gives advice to new runners who maybe hesitant on getting started. -” Get a plan and a program.” “Get a tribe or a squad...don’t do it alone.” 30:18 - Ted gives his favorite weight loss and running resources. 33:10 - Ted talks about his book, “Downsize”. 34:42 - Ted’s Goals 35:44 - Ted’s words of wisdom. “Stay within yourself!” Resources Mentioned During the Podcast Sub 30 Facebook Group Bag balm Truck Tire - Scrap Tires Runner’s World D