Episode 75 – Brian Wang of Fitocracy

This episode, (download here), the Geeks are delighted to talk to Brian Wang, co-founder of Fitocracy.  Fitocracy is a two year old project by Brian and friend Richard Talens.  It is a means of gamification of fitness.  Upping your deadlift can be a means of pushing you into level 8. We also have sort of a metaphysical discussion about what fitness is, duels, Heros, and the future of Fitocracy

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 74 – Mustache Man

This episode, (download here), the Geeks are happy to talk to the Mustache Man (website).  You might know him from the training video posted on the Tough Mudder website (here).

Andy talks about his training camp for Tough Mudder, overcoming the mundane training, martial arts, mustaches, and the importance of fresh car batteries.

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 73 – Tread Lightly

This episode, (download here), the Geeks are lucky enough to get World Famous Dr. Pete “Oblinkin” Larson (@Oblinkin and @RunBlogger) to talk about the evolution of man as an outstanding endurance runner as well as other topics in his new book, “Tread Lightly: Form, Footwear, and the Quest for Injury-Free Running.”  What a mouthful.

We also talk about running funks, and how the Hell to get out of them, jet ski’s, swimming, persistent hunting and the towing capacity of a minivan.

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 72 – Becca and Jeff Do An Ironman

This episode, (download here) the Becca (@tribeccato) and Jeff (@reflectiverunr) join the show to talk about their recent AWESOME accomplishment – they finished the Ironman St. George race last weekend! During this race recap, they give details on the race as well as advice on Raymond – who is thinking about trying out triathlons.

To see how crazy the swim was and how Jeff got disoriented during the swim, check out this vid – http://youtu.be/zKWdavNM0Tw?t=35s

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 71 – We’re Back!

This episode, (download here) the Geeks are happy to be back! Raymond did some P90X, went to Africa, and signed up for 2 races in Chicago.  Jason graduated, signed up for a half marathon with his wife, and survived monster hail.

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Soon

The wait is almost over, the Geeks shall return soon.

 

~J

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Episode 70 – Juicin’

Welcome to Episode 70!  This week, download here, we welcome Shane from RunningOnJuice.com.  He shares with us his weight loss story of juicing and running.  No, not that kind of “juicin'”, the kind done with a Breville or Juiceman.  Jack Lalanne style!

Shane gives us his story about juicing and running, weight loss, and more!  For recipes, check out his website.  What about blenders?  What juicer should I use?  Can I buy juice from stores for the same effect?  We talk about all of these topics on this episode!

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 69 – They Call it “Swoggling”

The Joggler

Running + Juggling = Joggling. That is how Perry Romanowski (@thejoggler) rolls! Welcome to Episode 69!  This week, download here, we welcome Perry from from JustYourAverageJoggler.com to chat with us. Perry is that guy that you have seen running the Chicago Marathon juggling three sacks and having a good time. He stops by the show to tell us how he got into joggling and how it is (and will always be) the sport of the future.

We talk about growing sport of Joggling and how this light hearted way of accomplishing great feats is catching on across the world. It goes to show that you can make running that much more fun! Check out his website. It has some great articles for runners and jogglers alike, for instance Nighttime Joggling Tips!

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 68 – Oblinkin!

Welcome to Episode 68!  This week, download here, Geeks talk with Pete Larson (@Oblinkin), our resident shoe/form expert from Runblogger.com.  Pete is a well accomplished runner (and a modest one at that) who also happens to be a scientist! This week’s discussion revolved around the ‘holy war’ between barefoot/minimalist and ‘heeled’ shoe runners. Pete does a good job of explaining the minimalism “spectrum” as well as mention the similarities, and differences in running over the years – interestingly enough, that is part of the content of the book he is co-authoring scheduled to be released this summer. Oh, and check out some pictures of Pete’s lab from a Runner’s World photo shoot.

We are also playing with the idea of creating weekly fitness challenges for our listeners. These hopefully will be simply yet challenging fitness goals for all us to try to achieve as we all work towards our collective goal of fitness in 2012. Let us know what you think about this idea.

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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Episode 67 – Happy 2012!

It’s a new year!! Happy 2012 everybody. This episode, (download here) the Geeks talk about their new year’s resolutions,  goals, or whatever you would like to call it. It’s a leap year so we’ll all have 1 extra day to make sure we hit these goals, right?

Anyway, both Jason and Ray set the standard improved fitness goal. That is, both are going to make an effort to improve their overall fitness rather than just increased running distances at a faster pace. This means, there will be a lot more weight lifting, cycling, swimming, and other forms of fitness activities as the year goes by. Therefore, this year the show is going to focus on more than just running. Guests with backgrounds from other fitness activities will hopefully come on the show and share their stories.

We hope that you will join us as we go through 2012 and accomplish our goals together. At least until the Mayan calendar runs out ;)

Until next time, leave feedback on iTunes,  email questions and comments to feedback [at] GeeksInRunningShoes [dot] com or just ‘like us’ on facebook! Also follow us on Twitter, Jason (@guttocutwl) and Ray (@adeyemiking).

Peace!

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