Brian Harder on ACL Injury: Advice from an Impatient Patient

We don’t want to think about it but I’m sure lots of us do. What happens if/when we blow our knee? What does it mean when that happens; what are the mechanics that contribute to it; what choices need to be made for treatment and recovery? There are many things to consider, and today, Brian Harder, a frequent guest and good friend shares his philosophy, sadly, from personal experience.

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Mike Ehredt on Trail Running and Treating Yo-self - To Nice Running Shoes

This is a story about someone who led a varied career that might seem, to the uninitiated, sort of disjointed but turned into a very natural progression of one thing leading to the next. Sarah ended up with a unique combination of experiences and skills to land her where she is now, doing what she loves. (For those of us who feel like we are wandering aimlessly, maybe don't worry about that so much anymore and let it ride.)

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Rene Unser on Trail Running, Pushing Through Suffering and Achieving “Elephant Moments” 

This is a story about someone who led a varied career that might seem, to the uninitiated, sort of disjointed but turned into a very natural progression of one thing leading to the next. Sarah ended up with a unique combination of experiences and skills to land her where she is now, doing what she loves. (For those of us who feel like we are wandering aimlessly, maybe don't worry about that so much anymore and let it ride.)

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Sarah Wood on Progression: From Beginner to Kicking Ass

This is a story about someone who led a varied career that might seem, to the uninitiated, sort of disjointed but turned into a very natural progression of one thing leading to the next. Sarah ended up with a unique combination of experiences and skills to land her where she is now, doing what she loves. (For those of us who feel like we are wandering aimlessly, maybe don't worry about that so much anymore and let it ride.)

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Amy Schweim: The Net Positive Effect of Low Periods in Life

Amy Schweim, today’s guest lives in Oaxaca, Mexico where she guides single and multi-day trips, there and in Spain and Peru. Her business, Women’s Radical Pursuits, combines mountain biking, yoga and mindfulness designed to inspire and empower women through adventure travel trips.

How she got to here, from being a school teacher in the States, is a great story with two catalysts, one of them being heartbreak. 

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Saying Yes to Adventure: Preparing for, Surviving, and (actually) Enjoying a Seven-Day Backcountry Ski Trip

Today's episode will hopefully inspire you to do the thing that pushes you out of your comfort zone. It’s just me sharing an experience I had last month at Selkirk Mountain Experience, a trip that pushed me beyond my limits not only physically, but also mentally. It was scary. it was awe-inspiring. After I knew I'd survive it, it was amazing. 

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