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Welcome to the RunnersConnect Extra Kick Podcast, where our expert coaching staff answers your running questions 5 days per week.

Get actionable lessons in our bite-sized podcast while you run, when you’re at the gym, and on your commute

Jul 31, 2017


You've got less than 24 hours until your marathon, and the hay is in the barn.

Now what?

Listen in as Coach Jeff explains what you should do the day before your big race for optimal performance! 

Jul 28, 2017

When most people are hitting their snooze buttons, runners are usually up getting in their training sessions before work.

While the morning is a great time to get in some quality work, fueling before you head out the door is important after a night of fasting. 

But what and how much should you eat for each type of...

Jul 27, 2017

Hydration is vital to performance and overall health, but you already knew that.

So what's the deal with electrolytes?

Listen in as Coach Sinead explains what they are and how to keep your levels up while avoiding all the unnecessary additives and sweeteners of sports drinks.

Jul 26, 2017

One of the most confusing terms in the distance running lexicon is "junk miles". 

While the phrase clearly has some negative connotations, there's a lot of confusion as to what it actually means.

Listen in as Coach Sinead explains what junk miles are and why you avoid them for optimal performance and...

Jul 25, 2017

Do you ever get to the final straightaway of a race and feel as though the clock speeds up with each step you take to reach the line?

If you wish you had a little more finishing speed (let's face it - most of us do), strides could be your answer.

Listen in as Coach Sinead discusses the benefits of strides as well as...