Kathrine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon in 1967 under the initials K.V. Switzer, making history not just for female runners but for all women. Hear her story and what she’s fighting for today on the #WeGotGoals podcast.
After a year of hosting the #WeGotGoals podcast, we’re taking a week to celebrate what we’ve learned – from the big questions and from the incredible people we’ve interviewed along the way. Listen to the full episode at aSweatLife.com.
On this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals, Lynne Nieto shares how goals shift and relationships grow through even the hardest circumstances. Listen to how she and her husband Augie Nieto – founder of Life Fitness – started an organization built to end ALS.
What can you learn from talking to people who suffer from uncommon medical conditions? Positivity, persistence and the satisfaction of giving back. Read the full post on aSweatLife.com.
Some runners have mantras or positive self-talk. Others turn on the tunes or listen to podcasts. I’ve been finding myself returning to a different technique for occupying my mind while I run—counting. Read the full post for aSweatLife.com.
Oprah herself may be mulling a bid for the presidency—but if you’re looking for the next Oprah, look no further than this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals. Hear the interview with sports anchor and journalist Taylor Rooks.
Few mortals can even fathom the type of success Felix has seen in her sport. How is it even possible, I asked her, to work toward goals that are so audacious, so otherworldly? Find out on this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals.
One fought off a vicious attack to run again on her own terms. Others forged new paths in the wake of life-altering diagnoses. And then there’s the father whose grief blended with joy as he crossed the finish line with a living reminder of the daughter he’d lost. My job introduces me to so many amazing athletes every year, and 2017 was no exception. Here—in no particular order—are seven of the stories that have stuck with me this year. Read the full article on aSweatLife.com.
When we first took the #WeGotGoals concept to an audio format in April, we already knew we were onto something compelling. We’d already had some of these conversations for aSweatLife.com, pulling back the curtain on the goal-setting techniques of some of the most successful individuals in Chicago (and beyond). Transmitting their voices directly to your earbuds could only add to the depth and power of their insights. I’ve been co-hosting and editing the show from the beginning, and I’m blown away by what we’ve learned—and shared with you, our listeners—along the way. Read the full article for aSweatLife.com
When she trained for her first triathlon six years ago, Denise Lee was swimming, biking, or running six days a week. But she couldn’t find gear that made her “feel like a badass.” So she set about to craft activewear with a look that motivated her to train harder and reflected her edgy, urban, high-fashion style. ALALA, the athleisure company she launched four years ago—before athleisure was even a word—has gone on to thrive despite burgeoning racksful of competitors. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.