Running With From Fat to Finish Line
Summary: The Running with From Fat to Finish Line Podcast explores all things running for runners of all shapes, sizes and experience levels. Co-Hosts Coach Rik Akey, a fun-loving Wisconsinite, and Jennifer Roe, a sassy Jersey girl, keep it real, entertaining, informative, and often funny. Both Co-Hosts were featured in the documentary film From Fat to Finish Line and their own battles with weight, health and running are weaved through-out some of the episodes.
It's hot and humid out and this time of year most of us need a little extra motivation to get out the door. Jen and Coach Rik talk about ideas to boost your motivation and stay on track.
In this week's episode Jen helps Rik embrace the dreadmill. Change your thinking and indulge in some guilty pleasure TV or just know that if nature calls you have a place to poop! See Jen's original blog episode here: https://medium.com/@jenroe/7-reasons-to-stop-hating-the-treadmill-37f41170d899?sk=3fe0a626f6284652f7570989534eb1ab
On this episode Jennifer and Coach Rik talk about staying cool and safe in the summer heat.
Rik and Jennifer talk about starting over after injury and weight gain.
We're back after a year's hiatus and boy have things changed. How are you coping with cancelled races and quarantine? Us, we've been up and down.
From Fat to Finish Line OG, Sarah Ward, discusses everything from her first 5K, to her first marathon with a little gas passing in between.
In episode 2, our hosts, Rik Akey and Jennifer Roe, who are also two of the subjects from the documentary film "From Fat to Finish Line," continue their early running journey stories by recounting their first races. Both of their lives were profoundly changed when they crossed their first finish line.
Welcome to our first podcast! In this episode, our hosts, Rik Akey and Jennifer Roe, who are also two of the subjects from the documentary film "From Fat to Finish Line," talk about their life before running. They reminisce on how they grew up avoiding physical activity, including some teenage traumas in gym class. They also talk about the "aha" moment, when they realized they needed to make a change.