Pencil shavings and heartbreak. Akin to licking a flagpole. The product of a gypsy curse. No matter how I’ve heard it described, Malört – a wormwood-based liqueur that’s become Chicago’s booziest inside joke – doesn’t exactly sound like the drink of champions. Read the full story for aSweatLife.com.
The Monday after the Bank of America Chicago Marathon each year, Carey Pinkowski’s phone begins ringing. One runner wants to thank a volunteer who provided a critical medical treatment or cup of ice. Another hopes to follow up on a new friendship he made during some difficult miles. Carey calls them back – he feels he has to. Though social media has made missed connections easier to resolve, he still believes one of his biggest responsibilities as race director is to bring the running community together. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
On episode 14 of the #WeGotGoals podcast, Health Warrior co-founded and CEO Shane Emmett talks to us about chia seeds, side hustles, and the power of narrative. Listen to the full show on aSweatLife.com.
On episode 11 of the #WeGotGoals podcast, ESPN personality Sarah Spain talks to us about staying principled, an athlete’s goal-crushing mindset, and redefining success to include happiness. Listen to the full show on aSweatLife.com.
An injury, big or small, comes with a slew of mental barriers to overcome alongside the physical. Read the full post for aSweatLife.com
On episode 8 of the #WeGotGoals podcast, nutrition editor of Runner’s World Heather Mayer Irvine talks to us about setting her own goals within an inherently goal-focused company. Listen to the full show on aSweatLife.com.
Even the world’s most well-known barefoot runners sometimes wear sneakers. I found this out earlier this month, on an easy four-mile shakeout run the weekend before the Boston Marathon. The guest of honor was Tarahumara ultrarunning champion Miguel Lara, a member of the tribe from Mexico’s Copper Canyon made famous in Christopher McDougall’s “Born to Run.” Read the full post for aSweatLife.
On Episode 5 of the #WeGotGoals podcast, Mimi Bosika shares: success lies in the relationships she builds. Her drive for greatness? That’s been with her from day one. Listen to the full episode for aSweatLife.com.
Olympian and professional runner Diego Estrada shared with us his goals for Tokyo 2020, but it’s a long training road and he’s taking it one step at a time. Read the full story for aSweatLife.com.