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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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!

Two Fit Crazies

 

 

Follow Roberta’s Path Here:

Instagram: bad_boys104

Twitter: @Marathongirl245

Facebook:  Roberta Pickens Groner

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Dr. Jason Karp - Author - REVO2LUTION RUNNING LLC and RUN-FIT, LLC - Episode 61

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Episode 61 - Dr. Jason Karp - REVO2LUTION RUNNING LLC and RUN-FIT, LLC

 

World-Renowned Running Coach, Best-Selling Author, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Creator of REVO2LUTION RUNNING ™, International Speaker, USATF Level 1 certified coach, 2013 U.S. Half-Marathon Team-World Maccabiah Games.

In Episode 61, the Two Fit Crazies catch up with world-renowned running expert, coach, and author, Dr. Jason Karp.  Dr. Karp talks about his latest adventures and newest programs currently sweeping the U.S. and beyond. Dr. Karp even gives us a sneak peek into his amazing new group of Revo2lution Running elite athletes.

Dr. Jason Karp also stresses the importance for all trainers, coaches, and running enthusiasts alike to learn the science and physiology behind designing the most efficient workouts. He harps on the fact that one must poses extensive knowledge of VO2Max, stroke volume, cardiac output, running form, etc.. to design or complete a running program that will produce the optimal results.

The Two Fit Crazies also get into it with Dr. Karp about his theory that strength training has no scientifically proven benefits in improving running. Dr. Karp expounds on how performing sports specific training methods is the only true way to reach your specific running goals and why his training methods work!  Whether you are a running enthusiast, a trainer, a coach, or simply someone who wants to improve their fitness, check out Episode 61!

 

www.Run-Fit.com

www.Revo2lutionRunning.com

Facebook: Revo2lutionRunning & Jason Karp

Instagram: Jason Karp

 

 

 

 

 

 



Marvin Towler - Trainer/Speaker/Instigator/Athlete - Episode 28

“Growing up, “instigator” always had a negative connotation…

…So I looked up what it means. And it’s someone who stirs the pot in a good way; and instigates change.” ~ Marvin Towler

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast

Episode 28 with Marvin Towler – Trainer/Speaker/Instigator/Athlete

In Episode 28, Christine and Brian sit down for a fun and thought-provoking conversation with admitted instigator Marvin Towler. Marvin is a talented Success Coach, coaching others in clarifying goals and working towards personal and professional success. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the personal development industry. Along his path to self-mastery he came across Gary Keller and Jay Papasan’s #1 best seller The ONE Thing, which had such an impact on him that he decided to become one of the first 40 people in the world to be certified to teach the powerful principals of productivity.

We discuss the importance of setting practical goals, developing positive habits, the myth of productivity via multi-tasking and the interesting benefits of having experienced adversity in our lives. And much, much more!

And one interesting side note, Marvin becomes our second straight guest to forgo a legal career to pursue greater passions in life. Ah, The Universe!!!!  A life-long student and consciousness explorer, Marvin Towler is constantly evolving and unfolding!

Episode 28! Enjoy!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone!

Show Notes:

https://www.marvintowler.com/

https://www.the1thing.com/

Also mentioned:

Seth Godin

The Slight Edge

Multitask Research Study – Prof. Clifford Nass. Stanford University