Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

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Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast

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With Personal Trainers/Coaches/Athletes Christine Conti and Brian Prendergast, aka Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone, discuss Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Running, Longevity, Vitality and Healthy People Doing Healthy Things. Guest Stars on the Regular!

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Two Fit Crazies Boston Marathon Recap - Episode 98

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Episode 98 – The Two Fit Crazies Boston Marathon Recap!

“If you are losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” ... Kathrine Switzer

Gather ‘Round! The Two Fit Crazies sit down for their recap of the 2019 Boston Marathon!  Christine and Brian, once again, had the great fortune of running the greatest marathon in the world! Find out where this marathon ranks for them both in running and life!

How did Christine fare coming off her unfortunate DNF in the rain soaked 2018 Boston Marathon?

Was Brian able to beat his previous best time or Boston PR?

What went well?

What went not so well?

What’s it like spending time amongst the greatest runners in the world, Jimmie Johnson, Joan Samuelson and 28,000 of our closest friends?

 

And, of course…

…THE PHOTO SEEN AROUND THE WORLD!

Hear It All in Episode 98!!!!!

 

Thank you Boston From the Bottom of Our Hearts!

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Roberta Groner - World Class Runner/Full Time Nurse/Mother of Three - Episode 96

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Episode 96 – Roberta Groner – World Class Runner – Full Time Nurse – Mother of 3

In Episode 96 the Fit Crazies have the honor of rapping with the ridiculously fast and remarkably humble Super Mom, Roberta Groner, age 41, of Randolph, NJ. Literally, just 2 hours off the plane home, Roberta gives us the low down on her phenomenal, news making 2:29:06, 5th place performance against a world class field at the Rotterdam Marathon.

To put it simply, Roberta has a story for the ages. After competitive high school and, albeit shortened, collegiate careers, running went away. Roberta spent the next decade building her career in nursing and starting a family. But a flame was rekindled after joining some office cohorts and running the Pittsburg Half Marathon just 10 years ago. This led to a marathon in Chicago and an impressive 3-hour 12-minute (3:12) debut. But she was just getting started, a Sub 3 hour run in her second marathon was followed by races in the 2:40’s and then a true burst onto the scene with her 2:37 victory at the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon in 2016. Just Flying!!!!

All of this, along with a 2:30:38, 3rd place finish at the California International Marathon in 2017 has stamped Roberta’s place among the nation’s and world’s elites.

In fact, we’d bet that if the 41-year-old, full time nurse, divorced mother of three had rubbed a lamp and was granted running wishes, Roberta probably would have sold herself short in what she wished for.

What’s it like to run a 2:29 and an IAAF/Olympic Standard?

At 41 years of age, while still working full time and a divorced mother of three, how does she fit it all in?

What are the differences in training blocks as she continues to grow as a runner?

What is it like working with a new coach in Steve Magness?

Do her boys know how cool their mom is?  

What are her nutrition and recovery routines like?

What is her advice for and/or secret to success?

And most importantly; What’s Next???? #KFG

 

Whatever your role in athletics or fitness or life, Roberta’s story is not to be missed!

Get Your Inspiration Here, In Episode 96!

 

Let’s Roll!

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Follow Roberta’s Path Here:

Instagram: bad_boys104

Twitter: @Marathongirl245

Facebook:  Roberta Pickens Groner

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Bart Yasso - The Mayor of Running - Episode 81

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Episode 81 – Bart Yasso - The Mayor of Running

“Never limit where running can take you.” Bart Yasso

In Episode 81, the Two Fit Crazies had the honor of speaking with the great Bart Yasso. Affectionately known as the “Mayor of Running”, Bart goes deep into his journey and life in running. Recently retired after 21 years at Runner’s World where he held the title of Chief Running Officer, Bart takes us from his first run in “cutoff jeans and a Budweiser t-shirt” to the “world’s toughest footrace” through Death Valley to a 5k in a nudist colony. And an interview with Bart would never be complete without getting the lowdown on the famous workout created by and named for him – the Yasso 800s, stating that “There isn’t a day that someone doesn’t mention Yasso 800’s.”

Bart is an incredibly genuine person with a passion for running and life. It felt like we were old friends catching up after some time apart. An inspiration to all that cross his path, we hope that you enjoy this episode as much as we did.

 

Yours in Fitness (and running),

Brian and Christine – The Two Fit Crazies

 

#yasso800s #badwaterultramarathon #deathvalley #mtwhitney #barebunsrun #kauaimarathon #runnersworld #mcm #bluemile #algonquin50k #cooasttocoast #thefabricofamerica #inspiration #mylifeontherun #ambyburfoot #bostonmarathon #newyorkmarathon

 

Bart Yasso:

Website: http://bartyasso.com/

Instagram: @bartyasso

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bart-Yasso-118295040323/

Twitter: @bartyasso

Brian's Kick Ass, PR, Philly Marathon Recap - Episode 69

Episode 69 – Brian’s Kick Ass, PR, Philly Marathon Recap.

Whenever a Fit Crazy puts their butt on the line, we get a recap. Ironman, marathons, birthday marathons, big events, Boston Marathon heartbreak? You name it. If there is a big Fit Crazy performance, you’re getting a Recap Show. And here in Episode 69, Brian and Christine give you just that.

Coming off his HUGE Philly Marathon 2 hour 48 minute 42 second (2:48:42), PR, Brian gives us the low down on his gigantic effort in the City of Brotherly Love. What did this guy just win an Oscar? You’d think the guy actually put the crack in the Liberty Bell! Too bad! It’s a Fit Crazy performance worthy of a Fit Crazy Recap!

Hear of the preparation, motivation, genesis of his love for running and all that went into making the run happen, including the inspirational run the day prior to the race by a very special cross-country team that he’s been lucky enough to be a part of this season.

All in all, if feeling good makes you feel good, this one will make you feel good. We Love It When We’re Having The Best Time!!!!!

 

Please Enjoy!

Yours in Good Health!

Two Fit Crazies

 

Philadelphia Marathon:

http://live.xacte.com/templates/philadelphiamarathon.com/for-runners/ 

1983 NYC Marathon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llfcZUyTJGA

2018 NJSIAA M.O.C.:

https://nj.milesplit.com/meets/323626/results/621414/formatted#.W_jIJvZFzIU

 

 

Christine's Boston Marathon Experience - Episode 33

Episode 33 - Christine's Boston Marathon Experience

The TFCs called for an emergency podcasting session after Christine's unusual Boston Marathon experience. To say that the weather was bad, would be an understatement. It was awful and lead to an uncustomary performance for Christine; the dreaded "DNF".

Listen in as Christine and Brian hash out the details and hear the story rom an absolutely crazy day! Marathons are hard enough!

Let the Healing Begin!!!!

Much Love,
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