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Episode 212 – Ralph Peterson – Dieting / audio

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Ralph Peterson (@SpeakerRalphP on twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss dieting.  Dieting is no fun regardless of how much you weigh or have to lose. It can be a nightmare of shame and feelings of failure, especially when you have to lose triple digits just to begin to be healthy. It can be tough dropping old habits and dealing with people who use food as encouragement or a coping mechanism.  Ralph talks with Craig about how he lost over 150 pounds, dealing with awkward compliments, the inner monologue and more.  He also talks about how he started running to lose weight and now is a frequent marathoner, the mental obstacles he faced and how he took control of his life and health back.  You can see his series of videos about losing weight on YouTube on RalphPetersonTV.

Learn more about Ralph at http://RalphPeterson.com

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Episode 211 – Jen Rulon – Triathlons / audio

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Jen Rulon (@CoachJenRulon on twitter) discussing preparing and running triathlons with host Craig Price. Knowing Craig and the height of his exercise regime is struggling to scoop hard ice cream out of the gallon container, it would seem unlikely that a true athlete would be on the podcast. But there is a huge difference between doing a triathlon and talking about one, so Craig immediately got comfy in his chair to talk with Coach Jen.  Jen has run over 10 Ironman triathlons and coached over 20 athletes for the ironman. Despite the seemingly opposite approaches to fitness Craig and Jen have a lively discussion about how to train for a triathlon, is being “too busy” really an excuse, how pee can slow down the competition and why she loves doing events like these. They also discuss ways her training can be applied to business and to non-athletes as well as talking about her 12 years training orcas at Sea World!

You can learn more about Jen at http://JenRulon.com 

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Episode 175 – Dan Nevins – Yoga / audio

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Dan Nevins (@DanNevins on twitter) returns to discuss yoga with host Craig Price. Past guest (episode 97) Dan sits down with Craig in Washington DC for what Craig thought would be an informative chat about yoga but became an emotional story of coping with depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and discovery.  Being a popular speaker for the Wounded Warrior Project, Dan was afraid to ask anyone for help when he started to get depressed because so many saw him as a role model of recovery and perseverance.  It can be hard to ask for help because just showing a crack of your humanity to others can make them think you’re really in trouble when in fact, you just need someone to listen. Thankfully Dan found yoga and it has transformed his life and has shown him new ways to heal, get over his own doubts and shame and help his fellow soldiers deal with their PTSD. Of course Craig can’t be all serious so they discuss downward dog, passing gas in class and more. He even commits to a yoga class with Dan! An unexpectedly touching, emotional and real conversation with a person who has normal struggles just like the rest of us despite his inspiring story and life. A can’t miss episode for sure.

SPECIAL EVENT: This August 20th, 2015 at 6pm EST, join Dan in Bryant Park in New York City as he attempts to break the record for the world’s largest yoga class. Go to http://flavorpill.com/nyc/event/classes/bryant-park-yoga-thursday-august-20-2015 to RSVP for this FREE class.

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Episode 158 – Dr. Robert Weil – Sports Medicine / audio

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Dr. Robert Weil (@SportsDocRadio on Twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss sports medicine. With baseball season starting this week, the ice thawing across the northern territories and the flowers blooming, spring has officially sprung. With the warming weather that means more people leaving their winter lairs and heading outside to enjoy the fresh air. That also means schools are starting their sports schedule and people are doing many outdoor activities that can lead to injuries. Craig and Dr. Weil, a sports podiatrist, discuss youth sports, hydrating properly, concussions, PEDs and how important feet can be to avoiding and treating injuries. More and more of us are getting active and sports medicine becomes more and more important. If you are active in life, take a load off and listen to this podcast today!

Dr. Robert Weil, D.P.M. specializes in podiatric medicine, orthotics and sports medicine. He can be heard weekly at http://healthylife.net and you can learn more about him at his own site http://www.sportsdoctorradio.com/

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Episode 127 – Barbara Dolan – Roller Derby / audio

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Barbara Dolan (@Derby_Lite on twitter) invites host Craig Price into her home to discuss roller derby. While in Chicago (birthplace of roller derby) this past spring, Craig couldn’t pass up a chance to sit down with the Queen B herself, Barbara Dolan to discuss the history of roller derby. They talk about the rules, what the positions are called and how Barbara has taken some of the fundamentals of roller derby and incorporated them into her fitness company Derby Lite where women of all ages practice the skills and drills of the sport of roller derby. While Craig remembers watching bits of roller derby on Saturday afternoons in the 70s and 80s, a resurgence in the past decade has really elevated to sport into not only a safer sport but something people can readily participate in. The two even figure out a cool derby name for Craig. 

At Derby Lite their Certified Instructors lead high energy Fitness Skating exercise classes for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced skaters where ladies become healthier humans – physically and emotionally – as they learn to skate with a roller derby edge, no impact or competition. Each workout includes off-skates dynamic warm-ups, on-skates skills and drills, upper-body strength exercises and cool-down stretching. It’s a balanced, whole-body workout that’s never boring, shows progress week after week, and brings you into a welcoming community of women like no other. It’s fun, fitness and friends. But mostly fun.

Go to http://DerbyLite.net to learn how you can get involved in a city near you!

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