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Podcast Episode 49 – runDisney Enhancements

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Podcast Episode 49 runDisney Enhancements

In this episode we discuss some of the recently-announced runDisney enhancements, and one unannounced “runDisney enhancement.” We’re still not sold on the idea that runDisney is committed to providing??a good value for the entry fee charged. We also share some of the Olympic moments that have left an impression upon us, about halfway through the Track and Field events. Plus,… Read more »

Podcast Episode 48 – Listener Questions

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Team Shenanigans Podcast - the running podcast that puts fun in your run

In this episode we recap Caryn’s trio of triathlons, thank our Team Shenanigans teammates for buying our limited edition team visors, and answer some listener questions. Topics covered include: Personal safety tips for running alone Being called a “jogger” vs.??“runner” Personal mantras to get through tough runs Buying used running shoes Also, Brittany gets distracted by teammate Darren Maroni, his… Read more »

Podcast Episode 47 – Mario Fraioli Olympic Preview

Team Shenanigans Podcast - the running podcast that puts fun in your run

On this episode we welcome runner and writer Mario Fraioli onto the podcast to give us an Olympic Preview – the track events??we should be watching from Rio. We also talk about Rule 40,??which presents challenges to smaller brands trying to get a return on their investment in upcoming track athletes, as well as the athletes themselves whose ability to… Read more »

Podcast Episode 46 – Transitioning to Triathlons

Transitioning to Triathlons with Ian Senior

In this episode we welcome Team Shenanigans teammate Ian Senior onto the show to talk about his experience with transitioning to triathlons. Ian went from Couch to 5k, eventually running a number of marathons, and then added swimming and biking to the mix. He talks about the challenge of training for triathlons, the equipment you’ll need (and what you won’t)… Read more »

Podcast Episode 45 – Caryn’s First Triathlon

Team Shenanigans Podcast - the running podcast that puts fun in your run

In this episode we celebrate with Caryn as she talks about finishing her first triathlon. If you know Caryn, you probably already guessed that there were tears involved. Caryn takes us through her preparation, including swimming lessons and lots of long hours on her bike. She discusses the special equipment she bought for the race, and takes us through race… Read more »

Podcast Episode 44 – Gait Analysis

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Team Shenanigans Podcast - the running podcast that puts fun in your run

On this episode we welcome Team Shenanigans member Ian Conner to the show to talk about his experience getting a Gait Analysis from the University of Virginia Speed Clinic. We also discuss the slow registrations for runDisney’s 2017 Princess Half Marathon Weekend and the use of Pok??mon Go to help shake loose from a running funk. Please??SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW??the… Read more »

Podcast Episode 38 – Summer Training and Racing

Team Shenanigans Podcast - the running podcast that puts fun in your run

In this episode we discuss summer training and racing, in the wake of the mid-race cancellation of the Vermont City Marathon in Burlington, VT. We share our personal experience and tips on how to safely beat the heat. Plus we get an update on Caryn’s lazy ass and the details??on Mark’s wet bulb. Please??SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW??the podcast on iTunes…. Read more »

Podcast Episode 36 – Nutrition for Runners

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Nutrition for Runners - Matt Fitzgerald

In this episode we welcome back author, triathlete and Certified Sports Nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald to answer YOUR questions about nutrition for runners. From weight loss, to balancing carbs and protein during training, fueling before, during and after workouts and general nutrition questions, Matt tackles them all, including: Balancing weight loss and endurance training Special challenges when following a plant-based diet… Read more »

Podcast Episode 31 – Fitness Myths and Facts

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Fitness Myths and Facts - Episode 31

???In this episode we bust some fitness myths, tackling a whole bunch of commonly-held beliefs about running and fitness and see whether the claims are facts backed up by hard science??or just myths passed down through the years. In each case we tried to link to the actual scientific study, or a reputable news outlet which cites a??scientific study. To… Read more »

Podcast Episode 30 – Star Wars Dark Side Preview

Star Wars Dark Side Preview

In this episode we preview the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Weekend. We also announce our meet-up for the weekend, which will take place Friday, April 15th at the 8:30pm Yehaa Bob show at River Roost Lounge at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort. You can find all the details on the Team Shenanigans Facebook page. Also in this episode,… Read more »