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Dads on Doody

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Dads on Doody

dothedoody@dadsondoody.com

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“Dads on Doody” is a parenting podcast, delivered from the dad’s perspective. We don’t claim to be experts, but we’re not afraid to express our opinions on any range of topics. As proud papas of three kids each, our goal is to share what we’ve learned from our parenting experiences for our listeners’ benefit and hopefully provide some laughs along the way. Check us out on our website: www.dadsondoody.com.
 
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Clean Sport Collective

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Clean Sport Collective

Kara Goucher, Shanna Burnette, and Chris McClung

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The Clean Sport Collective is a community of powerful voices comprised of athletes, brands, events, clubs, fans and the public to support the pursuit of clean sport and athletics through the absence of performance enhancing drugs. With this podcast, we will celebrate clean athletes, educate you on issues in the world of clean sport, and bring hope that we can all believe in the power of fair play across all sports.
 
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Inspired Soles

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Inspired Soles

Carolyn Coffin and Kim Senechal

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Inspired Soles co-hosts Carolyn Coffin and Kim Senechal bring the communities of trail and road running together as they explore the parallels between running and life. Guests share the wisdom and experience they have gained through running and how it has inspired them to live deeper and more meaningful lives.
 
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Based out of Austin Texas, Chris McClung is a 2:45 marathoner, running coach, and host of the Running Rogue podcast. He’s exceptionally knowledgeable about many aspects of run training, but in this episode we decided to pick his brain about training for hilly races. This conversation is a deep dive on all things hills, including: Why one might cons…
 
Winter is upon us again and as we talked about last week on the show, so is the season for base training. For many runners in Canada and the northern United States, this can mean a lot of long, slow miles in very cold temperatures which can seem daunting and maybe even a little scary. We thought this would be a good time to re-release an episode we…
 
Dr. Duane Scotti is a Connecticut-based running physical therapist, run coach, host of the Healthy Runner podcast, and founder of Spark Healthy Runner. A leader in the rehab and running community for 20+ years, Duane is truly living his passion educating runners that they don’t necessarily have to stop running to get over a running injury. We first…
 
With crazy lives and busy schedules, it's been a minute since we published an episode, but we are excited to release this roundtable on recent current events in the realm of clean sport. Hosts Kara Goucher, Shanna Burnette, and Chris McClung all join to provide life updates and discuss: - Bizarre cheating scandals in chess and fishing - Doping posi…
 
We like to complicate recovery by focusing on the latest whizz-bang tools and modalities that might be all the rage. Recovery, however, is actually very simple, and in most cases, absolutely free. In this episode, I talk about your 3 most important recovery tools - movement, sleep, and fueling - and then give you 8 simple tasks you can do to get yo…
 
Ray Zahab is a Canadian Explorer, ultra distance runner and Founder of the non-profit impossible2Possible. A recent recipient of the Meritorious Service Cross of Canada, Ray is an Explorer in Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In 2015 Canadian Geographic recognized Ray as one of Canad…
 
2:23 vs 2:39? Which is a better result for a marathoner? It would be easy to say the faster time, but Des Linden might disagree. She ran 2:39 in 2018 to win Boston. She also ran 2:23 in 2011 to place 2nd by just 2 seconds. Which is better now? Context matters. It's not necessarily about the time on the clock if you give your all. In this episode, I…
 
Patricia Roney is a Winnipeg-based runner and physiotherapist who works with Athletics Canada as a classifier for para athletes competing in track and field. All para sport athletes need to be classified in order to compete so there’s a system in place to determine eligibility based on their impairment, and Patricia is right at the center of this f…
 
As a coach, I know at least two things for certain: 1. Everyone faces pre-race nerves and doubts regardless of your background and experience. 2. The pre-race nerves never go away, but you will become better at dealing with them. In this episode, I discuss 7 types of pre-race doubts with tactical steps to deal with each of them. You can't make them…
 
Lisa Belanger has always loved adventuring in the wilderness, and her free time is dedicated to getting outside to hike, rock climb, camp, and dirt bike. Taking it to the next level, in 2019 she attempted a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail which runs 4,270km across the USA from the border of Mexico to Canada. Partway through she was diagnosed w…
 
This conversation with elite Canadian runner, Sasha Gollish, was recorded one week before the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon, which she just completed in a personal best time of 2:31:40. This race also served as the Canadian Marathon Championships so Sasha’s incredible performance landed her on the podium in 3rd place alongside Tokyo Olympians, Ma…
 
Most of us measure ourselves in all of the wrong ways, and it leads to injury, overtraining, burnout, and under performance. In this episode, I give you 7 ways to re-frame how you measure success in order to be a happy, healthy, sustainable runner who ultimately reaches their long term potential. For example, stop asking yourself "how fast did I go…
 
It’s time to introduce you to our Couple of the Quarter, Steph Boutette and Eric Hong. This young running couple met several years ago in Toronto doing two of the things they love most: 1. Running 2. Giving back to the running community. Last year they relocated to Collingwood, ON, where they’ve continued to immerse themselves in the running scene …
 
In this episode, Nicole Winter (@nicolemruns) asks me questions from her followers about final race week preparations. We discuss everything from choosing a race pace to race week eating to the taper and strength training (or not), plus much, much more. We also discuss an injury she is facing on her journey to qualify for Boston in February and how…
 
Mark Timmons is a 62 year old retired high school teacher from Brandon, MB. He started his running journey at age 50, when most people start thinking about retirement. He started with short “fitness” runs, gradually building up his distance to 10k, half marathons and then full marathons. After running the Boston Marathon in 2012, Mark discovered tr…
 
One of the biggest mistakes I see made in training is a lack of variation within a training cycle and certainly across training cycles. If you want to reach your goals, you need to make sure that you are modulating your training in a way that allows your entire aerobic system to build vs. just smaller parts of it. In this episode, I ask you 8 quest…
 
Dean Johnson is a runner, race director and coach from Lethbridge, Alberta. After spending many years playing hockey, slowpitch and coaching youth football, he decided to start running at age 45. It didn’t take very long before he found himself at Boston, running his first Lost Soul 50K that fall and on the board of the race as a race director. He …
 
Today we discuss a subject that’s not talked about nearly enough….the DNF (did not finish). We start by sharing about our most recent DNFs which happened for entirely different reasons. Then we explore: Other reasons why a DNF might happen How much dwelling on it is productive Why processing your feelings is important How to mine for any hidden les…
 
In this episode, I talk about the age-old question for marathoners and half marathoners - should I carbo load before my big race? My answer might surprise you and is likely different than the prevailing wisdom. Does carbo loading work? Yes. Do I recommend it? No. Listen in to learn why and then stay for some final prep tips for those with races com…
 
Marianne Hogan may be a relatively new name for many in the running and trail ultra community but she has been on an absolute streak this year, with podium finishes at both Western States where she placed 3rd female (in her first 100 mile race) and Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, where she just ran the race of her life crossing the line as the second fe…
 
Jason Hubick is a 56 year old runner from Regina Saskatchewan where he and his wife own and manage a small construction company. Jason was inspired by his daughter to start running in 2004, and quickly progressed to doing his first marathon 2 years later. After completing 2 full Ironman Triathlons and the Boston Marathon, Jason lost motivation for …
 
Training mileage is a topic which encompasses the majority of questions I receive on a weekly basis. In particular, runners want to know how to build mileage, how to do it safely, and how much to do in total from week to week. In this episode, I give you 10 tips for building mileage in a way that will be incremental and sustainable, enabling you to…
 
Amy Ballon became inspired to run long distances in the 1990’s after watching her mother run the New York City marathon. She got hooked and they went on to run several marathons together, but after her Mom received a terminal cancer diagnosis and passed away in 2001, running became too painful for Amy. She hung up her shoes for the better part of t…
 
In this episode, I am joined by fellow running podcasters - Angie and Trevor from the Marathon Training Academy. We give quick intros on us and then get to questions from each of our audiences. We got great questions from you on running and aging, maintenance plans, back to back marathons, speedwork, fueling, the taper and so much more. Listen in t…
 
Since the early 2000s, Reid Coolsaet has been representing Canada at the highest level on the track and roads, and over the past year he’s been making a name for himself in the trail and ultra world as well. At the end of June Reid completed the prestigious Western States Endurance Run as his first 100-miler. We dig into all the details including: …
 
Last week, Kara shared a tweet that inspired me. It read: "One of life’s biggest lessons- you don’t always get what you want. You can do everything right, and still fall short. But usually, even in the pain, the journey was still worth taking. This is me, finishing 4th in the 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon. Only the top 3 moved on to the Olympics. Wa…
 
Amy Puzey is a holistic nutritionist, wife and mother of six, and a long time competitive trail runner who lives in Invermere, BC. She was the Canadian Mountain Running Champion in 2009 and has represented Canada twice at the World Mountain Running Trophy. Amy has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has a history of directing 5Peaks and the Trans S…
 
First-time marathoners have a very special place in my heart as a coach. It is powerful and very inspiring to watch someone cover 26.2 miles for the first time. In this episode, I give 12 tips to help first-timers make their first experience a magical one. From training to race day and beyond, these tips will help you through every step of the jour…
 
Joanna Ford is a 37 year old trail ultrarunner from Calgary, AB. On July 15th she finished 6th female at Hardrock 100 Endurance Run. She was second Canadian female behind Stephanie Case, and ran in a women’s field that also included Courtenay Dauwalter, Darcy Piceu, Megan Hicks, and Maggie Guterl. We couldn’t wait to talk to Joanna about her race, …
 
Managing running injuries is hard for so many reasons. One reason is that the prevailing wisdom on these injuries is generally just wrong, making it very hard to know the right things to do. In this episode, I give you 9 common mistakes that I see when people try to manage their running injury, and how to find a better way. It starts with a realiza…
 
On July 10, Michael Bergeron ran 25 laps of the UPEI track in a world record time of 34 minutes and 47 seconds while simultaneously juggling three balls. The previous record was held by Toronto’s Michal Kapral in a time of 36:27 and while Michael technically broke this record back in 2018 (35:36), it was not ratified by Guinness World Records becau…
 
On this show, I talk a lot about the mechanics of training and the X's and O's of each period in training. In many ways, that's the easy part. It's the what-to-do in training part including the workouts and long runs and miles per week. How to do it is a little harder, however. In this episode, I breakdown the seasons of a training cycle and talk a…
 
Tomasz Drybala is a 44 year old flow and mindful running teacher who’s planning to run the circumference of the earth (25,000M / 40,000K) before 2025 while raising money for Unicef. Although Tomasz has been running recreationally for 20 years, his foray into the extreme distances came more recently after hitting his own rock bottom and subsequently…
 
Ben Flanagan is a 27 year old Canadian track and road runner who has been setting records and winning races seemingly every time he toes a start line lately. He grew up in Kitchener ON with big dreams of becoming a hockey player, but when his growth spurt never materialized he switched focus to running and has never looked back. Always drawn to the…
 
In this episode, I give you a mini-smorgasbord of topics from recent questions I've received from athletes. First of all, I talk about the practical elements of training in the heat including how to do a sweat test and how to plan your daily hydration with electrolytes. Then, I talk about how to transform negative self-talk into positive self-talk …
 
Today we welcome Ailsa MacDonald back to the podcast to talk about her recent performance at Western States Endurance Run, where she finished an impressive second female and 15th overall. Her previous performance at Western States in 2018 earned her a 45th overall finish and provided her with some wisdom and unfinished business. She returned this y…
 
Do you want to do this sport for a lifetime AND smash big goals along the way?!? Then, this episode is for you. In it, I break down 18 intangible and tangible factors that will help you enjoy this sport for the long term. From the mental side to the practical sides of training and longevity, this episode has it all. And by the way, if you do these …
 
Today we are honoured to host Jason Schlarb as a guest on the show. He is a champion professional trail ultrarunner, coach, military veteran, and proud father. Jason’s most notable achievements include winning the Hardrock 100 and Run Rabbit Run as well as finishing as the top American in the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (4th place, 2014). Jason has h…
 
People ask me about carb-loading all the time and if they should do it before a long run. Well in this episode, I answer that question and talk about what to do before and after your long runs and quality workouts in order to execute them at your best. Fueling. Hydration. Sleep. Movement. Mental Game. Those are the key components to optimize your p…
 
Today we welcome Dalip Shekhawat back to the show to tell us all about his most recent adventure, The Jungle Ultra, a 230K 5 stage multi-day event in Manu National Park, deep in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. You first met Dalip in Episode 30 when we talked about his summit of Mount Everest. This time we talk about: What it’s like traveling on foo…
 
In this episode, I teach the why, the what, and the how of a very important training principle... the power of progression. From warm-ups to easy runs to workouts and races, your goal should be to start a little slower and finish faster at every opportunity. Learning to execute your runs in this way will teach you how to enjoy your best workouts an…
 
Jane Quinton is a 56 year old runner from Winnipeg, MB who, despite not taking up running until her late 40s, has already qualified for Boston four times and ran the iconic race twice. In this episode we dive deep into the weeds of how Jane has become even smarter about her race execution as she’s continued to gain experience in the sport. A few we…
 
In this episode, I share the audio from an Instagram Live with my last guest Nicole Winter (@nicolemruns). She asks me questions from her audience on the fundamentals of running. We pretty much cover it all including breathing and running, form and cadence, building speed over time, managing recovery, how to think about chasing the BQ, training for…
 
We are excited to welcome another Couple of the Quarter - Jennifer & Matt Hoadley! Jenn & Matt met in college in Maine and now live just south of Boston, MA with their two children. While Jenn ran track as a child and into college, Matt didn’t discover his love for running until shortly after he got sober and became a recovering alcoholic in 2013. …
 
In this episode, I welcome Rogue athlete Nicole (Rauch) Winter to the show. I coached Nicole to her first marathon in January, and now she has dreams to chase a Boston qualifier next year. In our conversation, we start from the beginning, discussing her background in sport and how she got into running in the first place. She describes the joy she e…
 
For all you aspiring Boston Marathon runners, this episode is for you! Chris Lemke is a 50 year old runner from Winnipeg who started chasing after his Boston dream in 2017. Over the past 5+ years there have been incredible highs but also excruciating lows, which Chris details beautifully in this conversation. Three weeks ago on May 21, 2022, on his…
 
Thank you to a listener suggestion (and questions), this episode is dedicated to those that get a late start in running. Regardless of when you start, you are worthy of big goals in this sport. In this episode, I talk about when to start, how to think about goal setting and potential, improving running form at a later age, and practical tips for ge…
 
Trena Chellino is a married mother of 3 from Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in eastern Washington state, in the Columbia Valley and started running 10 years ago at the age of 48 when a hiking friend wanted to run a marathon and invited her along. After completing a few road marathons, she found trail running and never looked back. Now at the age of …
 
Nate Riech is one of the biggest names to emerge in Canadian Para athletics in the past few years. He burst onto the international scene in 2018 with world record performances in the 800m and 1500m and since then has continued to lower his own records in the men’s T38 category. Last summer in his Paralympic debut in Tokyo, Nate earned a gold medal …
 
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