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Healthy Living with The Blonde Runner

Healthy Living with The Blonde Runner

By Lora Erickson

Everything wellness including running, triathlon training, racing, fitness, grief, anxiety, fishing, camping, hiking, backpacking adventures, mental health, gardening and life experiences from a World Class Ironman athlete and long-time Coach and Mother of 5 (one in Heaven).
Athlete Rest & Recovery
Athlete Rest & Recovery
Listen in on Coach Lora shares important principles such as R.I.C.E. and compression for recovery. Save 20% on Lily Trotters with code RUNBLONDE or use this link: https://www.lilytrotters.com/?rstr=runblonde. Learn more: BlondeRunner.com
23:19
January 30, 2023
Tips for training while balancing a busy life
Tips for training while balancing a busy life
Listen and ask Coach Lora shares tips for training while maintaining a busy life. To learn more and visit blonderunner.com
25:02
January 25, 2023
Running Terms Defined: Lingo & Slang
Running Terms Defined: Lingo & Slang
There are lots of words used in the running world. Listen in and learn what the common terms are and be entertained by some of the slang ones. Enjoy! Learn more BlondeRunner.com
56:32
January 16, 2023
3 Things To Consider to Determine What Level of a Runner You Are?
3 Things To Consider to Determine What Level of a Runner You Are?
Learn what things to consider when you’re trying to figure out if you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced runner. Learn more BlondeRunner.com
13:46
January 09, 2023
How to Adapt a Run Training Schedule
How to Adapt a Run Training Schedule
Listen in as Coach Lora shares tips on how to adapt a run training schedule. She shares that she has developed training programs for the Ogden Marathon. If you want to take advantage of this, be sure and get registered, using the code: RUNBLONDE Learn more: BlondeRunner.con
10:15
January 02, 2023
10 Tips To Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year
10 Tips To Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year
Listen in as Coach Lora shares 10 tips for setting yourself up for success in the new year. To learn more visit blonderunner.com
17:01
December 26, 2022
All Things Ogden Marathon
All Things Ogden Marathon
Learn about the beginnings of the Ogden marathon as I interview Carolyn Brierley. Use the code RUNBLONDE to save $10 off the winter running series beginning in February. Use the same RUNBLONDE code to get $10 off the half marathon or Ogden full marathon distance. If you want to go for shorter distances use the code from RUNBLONDE5K12K to get $5 off those events. To learn more about the 18-week training programs contact me directly or visit BlondeRunner.com
32:01
December 19, 2022
How To Stay Motivated in the Winter
How To Stay Motivated in the Winter
Listen in as Coach Lora shares ideas about how to stay motivated in the winter. Learn more BlondeRunner.com
31:32
December 05, 2022
The Value of Cross-Training
The Value of Cross-Training
Listen in as Coach Lora shares her thoughts on the value of cross-training. to learn more visit blonderunner.com
11:09
November 28, 2022
One Thing You Can Do For Your Mental Health
One Thing You Can Do For Your Mental Health
Listen in as Coach Lora shares her thoughts on mental health. To learn more visit blonderunner.com
32:57
November 21, 2022
Cold Weather Outdoor Running Tips
Cold Weather Outdoor Running Tips
Do you prefer indoor or outdoor running? I do a little bit of both. The cold weather has arrived in Northern Utah. Here are some tips for cold-weather outdoor running. Share some of your own tips in the comments below👇🏻 . #coldweather #running #tiptuesday #triathlontraining #swimbikerun #optoutside #getoutandlive #blonderunnerhealth #runthecapital Watch this episode on Instagram @coachlorablonderunner 💥 For product discounts, click the link in the profile. Use code RUNBLONDE
07:20
November 15, 2022
Practicing Gratitude
Practicing Gratitude
Listen in as Coach Lora shares her thoughts on practicing gratitude and the value it provides in our life. To learn more visit blonderunner.com
32:57
November 07, 2022
Lap Swimming and Breathing Tips for Adult Beginner Triathletes
Lap Swimming and Breathing Tips for Adult Beginner Triathletes
Listen in as Coach Lora shares tips for lap swimming including proper gear, pool etiquette for passing, training and breathing tips. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
25:52
October 31, 2022
Monarch Butterfly Conservation with Teal
Monarch Butterfly Conservation with Teal
Listen in and learn about the benefits of Monarch butterflies and what you can do to preserve the Monarch population (hint plant milkweed in your yard!). Learn more by following Teal on Instagram @tealsmonarchs
30:20
October 27, 2022
Technology Use For Training
Technology Use For Training
Listen in as Coach Lora reviews technology to be used for training including GPS watches, apps on your phone, heart rate monitors etc. To learn more is it blonderunner.com
23:33
October 17, 2022
The Love/Hate Relationship with Running
The Love/Hate Relationship with Running
Listen in as I talk to community members about their love-hate relationship for running. Special thanks goes to Kiersten Owens, Kim Ludlow, Traci Wennerholm and Linnea Jenkins. Learn more BlondeRunner.com
51:03
October 10, 2022
Save Someone You Love with the Live On Utah Playbook for Suicide Prevention
Save Someone You Love with the Live On Utah Playbook for Suicide Prevention
Listen in as Alyssa Mitchell & I talk about suicide prevention. To learn what you can do to help and potentially save someone you love become an Live On Ambassador please visit the Instagram handle @liveonutah To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
38:50
October 03, 2022
Meditation & Taking Time For Ourselves with Jamie Gines
Meditation & Taking Time For Ourselves with Jamie Gines
Listen in as Jamie and I explore the benefits of meditation. Bonus: Jamie will take us through a meditation session at the end. Be sure and find a quiet place where you will have minimal restrictions for about 15-20 minutes (see the prep notes at the bottom). About Jamie Gines: Jamie grew up in Mesa, Arizona. She attended college at Brigham Young University dancing on BYU‘s Ballroom Company and graduating with a degree in Business Entrepreneurship. She now lives in Bountiful, Utah with her husband and four children. She enjoys meditation, yoga, hiking, cooking, eating good food and being with her family. She teaches meditation and loves helping others learn to connect with mind and body to promote wellness and health. She can be found on Instagram @risemeditate To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com Preparing for meditation: > 1. Body-Find a quiet spot. Help your body feel fully supported by finding a position that is comfortable for you. Lying down or sitting are both great. You can use pillows or blankets to help yourself get comfortable.  2. Mind-Give your mind permission to set aside to-do lists, worries, and stresses in your life. There is nothing you need to “achieve” in meditation, you are simply practicing being in the present and becoming aware of your mind and body without judgement. 3. Breath-Use the breath to refocus on the present moment when you get distracted. Deep breaths, especially long exhales will help your brain to slow down. Music: Nature Healing Instant Calm by Sleep Ezy Tonight
40:54
September 27, 2022
Nutrition For Runners (5K to Marathon distance)
Nutrition For Runners (5K to Marathon distance)
Tune in as Coach Lora Erickson shares tips on nutrition from 5K 10K Half Marathon and Marathon running events. Visit blonderunner.com to learn more and find discounts on products mentioned.
35:34
September 21, 2022
Interview with Basil & Rose owner & horticulturist, Beuna Tomalino
Interview with Basil & Rose owner & horticulturist, Beuna Tomalino
It’s been fun to learn about edible plants that you can use in your yard. If you are wanting to learn about gardening or know a gardener that would love a gift you should check out her shop in Bountiful. To learn more visit BasilandRose.com
15:56
September 16, 2022
How to Quiet Your Mind and Stay Present
How to Quiet Your Mind and Stay Present
I’d love to share some tips on how I quiet my mind and stay present. Tune in. Learn more BlondeRunner.com
21:12
September 06, 2022
What is Healthy Living?
What is Healthy Living?
Listen in as my son Scott and his best friend Griffin discuss the meaning of healthy living. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
31:45
August 29, 2022
Heart Rate Training & Aging
Heart Rate Training & Aging
Listen in as we talk about the value of heart rate training. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
28:40
August 15, 2022
What Sets Your Soul on Fire? with Al Carraway
What Sets Your Soul on Fire? with Al Carraway
Al Carraway is a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, writer, and award-winning international speaker and author of best-selling books: Wildly Optimistic, More Than the Tattooed Mormon, My Dear Little One, Cheers to Eternity!, and Finding Yourself in the New Testament. She has spent the last 12 years traveling Worldwide inspiring others of her conversion and faith through difficult times. As well as either by bus or boat, guiding church history tours. Her passion is telling everyone that happiness exists, and it comes from the gospel of Jesus Christ. That He’s real. And how to find and love him in the hard, in the unwanted, and the unexpected. Because through it all, with God, we have every reason to be wildly optimistic. Listen in as we talk about spiritual health, self-worth and tuning into those good reoccurring thoughts that help us be more productive and not destructive and keep moving forward even if it’s small steps. You can find Al on Instagram @alcarraway
55:03
August 08, 2022
Never Give Up
Never Give Up
Listen in as Coach Lora interviews her daughter, Rachel about her experience with Volleyball and never giving up. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
41:30
August 01, 2022
FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out. How to Avoid It.
FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out. How to Avoid It.
Get some tips from Coach Lora on how to avoid FOMO. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
12:60
July 25, 2022
Introduction to Trail Running and Trail Etiquette
Introduction to Trail Running and Trail Etiquette
Join me as I explore things to consider while starting trail running and reviewing some trail running etiquette tips. Use the code RUNBLONDE to save on salt stick products and Lily Trotters compression socks. Great for the trails. Learn more BlondeRunner.com Salt Stick Link: http://saltstick.com/?wly_id=3841 Lily Trotters Link: https://www.lilytrotters.com/?rstr=runblonde
40:25
July 21, 2022
Tips For Training in The Heat
Tips For Training in The Heat
Listen in as Coach Lora gives you tips on how to train in the heat. Use the code RUNBLONDE to save 20% on SaltStick Products http://saltstick.com/?wly_id=3841
13:13
July 11, 2022
Interview with Kelli & Lola, teen cancer survivor, marathoner and so much more
Interview with Kelli & Lola, teen cancer survivor, marathoner and so much more
It was fun to interview Kelli and Lola Barkema talking about their experience with retinoblastoma and running. Lola is 15 and wise beyond her years. We talked about kids hiking programs with the goal foundation and ogden marathon. To learn more visit goalfoundation.com
52:50
June 28, 2022
Interview with Abbie Isacc - late blooming type one diabetic and special-needs mom
Interview with Abbie Isacc - late blooming type one diabetic and special-needs mom
Abbie Isaac is late blooming diabetic and mom of a medically complex child. Today, she talks about type 1 diabetes, being a mom of a severely disabled child, and her children's book It's Okay to Ask--which is all about inclusivity and being kind. Follow her Instagram account @BooksBy_Abbie Books can be purchased by Mascot books here: https://mascotbooks.com/mascot-marketplace/buy-books/childrens/picture-books/its-okay-to-ask-a-book-about-disabilities/
58:40
June 20, 2022
Importance of Saying No
Importance of Saying No
Are you a people pleaser like me? Learning how to say no can give you the freedom to put your time and energy into things that you value. Learn more: BlondeRunner.com Visit me on Instagram @theblonderunner and @coachloraerickson
20:14
June 13, 2022
 The Value of Volunteer Service - Just Give
The Value of Volunteer Service - Just Give
Learn how volunteer service can help you live healthy. Find service opportunities in your area through the Just Give app. Local volunteer opportunity RaceForGrief.com  #tuesdaysfortrash #volunteer #service #saltlakecitymarathon #blonderunnerhealth 
11:30
April 28, 2022
The Practice of Showing Gratitude
The Practice of Showing Gratitude
Coach Lora shares some ideas about practicing and showing gratitude to contribute to a healthy lifestyle. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
17:10
April 20, 2022
Facing Fears - PTSD
Facing Fears - PTSD
Coach Lora shares her experiences with facing her fears including snowboarding, cycling after being hit by a truck, and swimming. To learn more visit: BlondeRunner.com
20:30
April 13, 2022
How to get through injuries with Ultrarunner Jill Wilkins
How to get through injuries with Ultrarunner Jill Wilkins
Join us as we talk about getting through injuries with my good friend Jill. To learn more visit: BlondeRunner.com
55:49
April 05, 2022
Outdoor Cycling Safety
Outdoor Cycling Safety
There are some things to consider as we move from indoor to outdoor cycling. Take a listen and get some great tips. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
10:44
March 29, 2022
Benefits of compression socks
Benefits of compression socks
There are many benefits to compression socks. My favorite brand are Lily Trotters. You can use the code RUNBLONDE to get 20% off. Use this link: https://www.lilytrotters.com/?rstr=runblonde To learn more about custom coaching contact Lora Erickson at BlondeRunner.com
10:07
March 14, 2022
What is Custom Coaching and When to Hire a Coach
What is Custom Coaching and When to Hire a Coach
Learn what goes into custom coaching programs and when you should hire a coach if needed. To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
21:56
March 08, 2022
10 Nutrition Tips For Training (Fuel for Exercise)
10 Nutrition Tips For Training (Fuel for Exercise)
Coach Lora shares 10 nutrition tips to help fuel athletes for training properly. Pay particular attention to electrolytes and cellular hydration. Salt Stick products are suggested. Use the discount code RUNBLONDE to save 20%. Use this link: http://saltstick.com/?wly_id=3841 Visit her website to learn about her coaching. BlondeRunner.com
23:09
March 01, 2022
Ogden Marathon Training & Racing FAQ
Ogden Marathon Training & Racing FAQ
As a coach I am often asked questions about marathon training. Here are some of my most common questions I am asked. We will be covering all things relating to the Ogden Marathon particularly. Use the code RUNBLONDE to save $10 off the half marathon, full marathon, or marathon relay. Use the code RUNBLONDE5K12K to get $5 off the shorter distance events. Learn more at OgdenMarathon.con
32:16
February 22, 2022
Triathlon Training For Beginners
Triathlon Training For Beginners
So you want to do a triathlon but you have no idea where to begin. This podcast will cover the basics on how to get started. Triathlon Training is something anyone can do and is great for overall body workout. Here’s a link to videos I mentioned: Common Freestyle Mistakes: http://blonderunner.com/2014/10/common-swimming-freestyle-mistakes/ Beginner Core Strength: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CZIGCFiKy3O/?utm_medium=copy_link To learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
21:19
February 15, 2022
Introduction - Who is Blonde Runner?
Introduction - Who is Blonde Runner?
Coach Lora Erickson aka Blonde Runner introduces herself and describes what the podcast will be about. She is a a former collegiate runner and long time running, triathlon and life coach and mother of four (1 in heaven). She will be sharing healthy living tips and stories about her experiences with racing all over the world to coping with loss and anxiety. She encourages feedback and input to help inspire and motivate each other. Message her on BlondeRunner.com or on Instagram @TheBlondeRunner or @CoachLoraErickson or on Twitter @BlondeRunner Please like and subscribe and share with others.
04:02
February 07, 2022