RunTalk - Listen up
Welcome to RunTalk with Steve and Margot. RunTalk is a running podcast that discusses all things running; from nutrition and goal setting through to the running technique and footwear choice, including everything in between.
RunTalk will feature guest speakers, that will help you explore your love of running even further. Guests will include world champion runners, inspirational athletes, running coaches and much more.
Whether you are new to running or an old hack, RunTalk will enlighten your own world of running.
Tune in to RunTalk
Episode 1: How to start running and overcoming obstacles (click here to listen)
Taking the first step and making the decision to run can be one of the biggest obstacles to overcome. Listen up with Steve and Margot for some advice and tips on how to start running in 2017.
Episode 2: Goal setting, planning and overcoming obstacles (click here to listen)
Featuring guest: Benita Willis – 4 x Olympian, World Champion, 3 x Australian 5000m Champion
Goal setting is an important aspect of any training program. Goal setting can provide a motivational aspect to your running making it easy to achieve what your major goal is. Listen up and learn from the best with our guest speaker, Benita Willis, who knows a thing or two about goal setting.
Benita Willis Facts
- 2:22:36 Marathon Best: Australian National Record
- 1:08:28 Half Marathon Best
- 4 x Olympian
- World Champion
- 3 x Australian 5000m Champion
Check out the feature article on how to set your goals to maximise your rewards in running.
Episode 3: Training programs and following a formula to reach your goals (click here to listen)
Featuring guest: Greg Scanlon – Coaching coordinator of Marathon School , Ironman and marathon finisher.
Training programs form an integral part to achieving goals in running. A training program can reduce the chance of making training errors such as over training, running too fast, peaking at the wrong time. Listen up and learn with our guest speaker, Greg Scanlon, coaching coordinator of one of the most popular minimalist marathon training programs, Marathon School.
Episode 4: Running outside your comfort zone and how to eat for running (click here to listen)
Running is uncomfortable… or does it have to be? In the ever popular world of GPS running watches, we are often a slave to listening to our devices and often forget to run by feel. Listen up and learn how to run by feel and maximise your potential with correct nutrition, pre, post and during exercise plans with guest speaker and dietitian, Liz Lovering.
– Qualified chef, dietitian and nutritionist
– Marathon runner
– Chef of Prince Rupert, financial manager for Rolling Stones
Episode 5: Injury or niggle? How do you tell? (click here to listen)
Featuring guest: James Bell – Runner, 2017 coach of the year for intraining Running Club.
Running is tough on the body. When training for events, it’s not uncommon to feel niggles in your legs and feet. It is important to realise when and if an injury is lurking and how to prevent a simple niggle transforming into a debilitating injury. Listen up and learn how to distinguish a simple running niggle to a full blown injury with guest speaker and coach, James Bell.
– 2017 intraining Coach of the Year
– Marathon runner
Check out the feature article on how to use your a simple three step self check to determine if you have an injury or a niggle.
Episode 6: Stress fractures and running as a new parent (click here to listen)
Featuring Guests: Aidan and Peta Hobbs and Clay and Michelle Dawson
Unfortunately, stress fractures are fairly common in runners and often occurs as a result of overuse, inadequate recovery and even poor footwear choice. Listen up and learn how to determine if you have a stress fracture, where fractures are common and why the occur. We also get some insight from our guests on how to make the most of running as a new parent and ways how to incorporate training sessions with the family.
- 2008 Brisbane Marathon Champion
- 1500m: 3.59 (2016)
- 3000m: 8.50 (2017)
- 5000m: 14.59 (2017)
- 5km with a pram: 16.28 (2016)
2014 Brisbane Marathon Champion
- Marathon PB: 2.30.44
- Half Marathon: 1:10
- 10km: 31.20
Article: Interested in finding out more about Stress Fractures and Bone Stress? Click here to view the full article.
Episode 7: Running Injury and Prehab (click here to listen)
Featuring Guest: Podiatrist, physiotherapist and marathoner, Doug James
Prehab. A common afterthought with runners, often when it is too late and you are already injured. Prehab encourages strength work – including Pilates, running drills as well as stretching which assist in providing you with the foundation to running and staying injury free. Listen up and learn with our guest podiatrist and physiotherapist, Doug James on running specific prehab exercises that will help you get the most out of your running.
- Completed New York Marathon and Las Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Marathon
- Qualified podiatrist
- Qualified physiotherapist
- New parent