Mark Coogan: They're Not Just Runners; They're People - R4R 344
Mark Coogan is an Olympian, earned silver in the marathon at the Pan-American Games, and was ranked top 10 in the U.S. from the mile to the marathon. As a coach, he’s produced Olympic and champion runners, including Abbey D’Agostino, who embodied sportsmanship and courage at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In his new book, Personal Best: Coach Coogan’s Strategies for the Mile to the Marathon, he shares his formula for achieving your running goals. The key lies in establishing balance between your running and the rest of your life. For complete show notes and links, visit our website at runningforreal.com/episode344. Thank you to Athletic Greens, Örlö, and Allbirds for sponsoring this episode. Athletic Greens has created a movement around simplifying our health routine. AG1 is an easy way to get 75 vitamins, minerals, and whole food source ingredients. It promotes gut health with prebiotics, probiotics, and naturally occurring enzymes; supports your immune system with Vitamin C, zinc, healing mushrooms, and more; provides magnesium to boost energy; and it's packed with superfoods, adaptogens, and antioxidants to help recovery. It’s simple to make and it tastes good! Just one scoop in a glass of water in the morning will ensure that even if your diet is less than ideal the rest of the day, you’ve gotten the nutrients you need. Go here to subscribe and you’ll get five free travel packs of AG1, and a free one year’s supply of vitamin D3+K2 with your subscription! Örlö is the world’s most sustainable algae supplement. Algae is a potent source of EPA and DHA, the omega-3 fatty acids that are essential to life. They help you take care of your brain health, heart health, and immune system, and your body absorbs them three times better than fish oil. They also don’t have that fishy aftertaste! Örlö’s algae is grown in pristine water in Iceland using only green energy and they employ a carbon-negative production process. 99% less land and water resources are used, so you get 100% of the benefit with 0% of the guilt! You can go here and use code TINA at checkout to save 12%! Allbirds looks at everything through a sustainability lens; it’s at the core of who they are as a company and the products they create. Their performance running shoe, the Tree Flyer, is lightweight, super springy, and wildly comfortable, and they’re Tina’s go-to running shoes. The Tree Dasher is not only a running shoe, it’s perfect for daily wear. You might also want to check out the Plant Pacers, made from plant leather. Use this link, and you’ll get a free pair of socks! Just add them to your order, and when you use this link, it will take off the price at the end. Thanks for listening! If you haven’t already, be sure to subscribe on Apple, Spotify, iHeart, Stitcher, YouTube, or wherever you get your podcasts. And if you enjoy Running for Real, please leave us a review! Keep up with what’s going on at Running for Real by signing up for our weekly newsletter on our website. Follow Tina on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. You’ll find Running for Real on Instagram too! Want to be a member of the Running for Real community? Join #Running4Real Superstars on Facebook! Subscribe to our YouTube channel for additional content, including our RED-S: Realize. Reflect. Recover series of 50+ videos. Thank you for your support - we appreciate each and every one of you!