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

45-unser-banner.png

I have a rerun for you this week but we have lots of new listeners since this episode ran originally last year so I think it won’t feel like a rerun to most of you. This was one of the most popular episodes from last summer: Rene Unser, trail runner, coach and founder of Pace Sport Fitness, race director of a fantastically challenging but fun series of Canadian trail races - whose mission is to motivate others to be better runners. 

Sometimes we get pulled into trying something. But we suck at the beginning. we equate sucking with hating the thing. We may give up. Or, we push on because as I said, we are pulled by any number of reasons. In Rene’s example, it might be an encounter with an elephant in Thailand. You’ll have to listen on to know for sure. 

And if you do, you’ll learn more than how she came to be an awesome coach and race director, but also her philosophy on training and some tips for keeping all the body parts in working order. 

Professional trail runner and coach, Rene Unser shares with us her training philosophy and habits and tips she incorporates into her everyday life as it relates to rest, recovery, and hydration. Along the way, she shares some pretty moving stories and experiences. 

I hope you enjoy this as much as I did. and with that, let’s listen in and gear up for what’s next. 

Download here

Where to Find Rene

Resources Mentioned

How to Listen to Podcasts

There are a number of ways to access this (and other podcasts). You can listen directly from this page by clicking that orange play button above or the download link.

If you are on an iPhone, go to iTunes and subscribe. It will be added to your Apple Podcasts app which comes by default on your iPhone. Once you do that, you can browse around and add others to your podcasts:

On your Android phone, listen to it on Google Play, preinstalled on your phone:

Stitcher is another great app for listening to podcasts. Clicking below goes direct to The Gear Show but install the app and browse around for others: Lastly, I wanted to share with you a new app for finding and listening to podcasts - it's called Radio Public. You can easily import your podcast list from your current app, explore new ones from curated lists, create your own playlist and share playlists with others. Find The Gear Show on Radio Public.

Want to do me a huge favor?

Reviewing and sharing are the most helpful ways to get this in front of new listeners.

  • Make sure and get the next episode in your inbox - subscribe right up there, top right of this page.
  • If you enjoyed this podcast, I would LOVE it if you reviewed it here on iTunes! It makes a big difference!
  • I really want to hear from you - questions, topic and guest suggestions, anything. Talk to me in the comments below or here.

See you next week!