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Welcome to the Seasoned Athlete Podcast, your home for stories, inspiration, motivation, training tips and more directly from elite athletes from a wide variety of sports who all share one common bond: they are all over 40 years old. We're here to prove one story at a time that age does NOT have to prevent you from achieving bold athletic and fitness goals, and living your best life.
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In this episode we talk to Lynn Salvo – a cyclist who has made multiple cross country rides and a ride across Canada, earning her two Guinness World Records in the process . Lynn is now on a cycling mission to promote peace by riding the shape of a peace sign across North America. All of the above has happened since Lynn has been in her sixties!
Lynn was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal in an article titled The New Rules of Middle Age, Written By Women.
Terry Chiplin is runner and running coach who currently leads one of the top adult running camps in the US, where the average runner is usually over 45 years old. He claims that running saved his life in his late 20’s, and he talks about that in this interview. He is the visionary behind the positive running movement, activacuity – a guided imagery app for athletes, and positive mindset race programs, which helps runners focus on their many positives in preparation for upcoming races.
Have you ever trained for a race or competitive event only to discover that you’d be facing weather or other extreme conditions on race day? Sometimes the unexpected can happen which can jeopardize all the hard work that you put into getting ready for the event. What do you do in these types of scenarios?
In this episode, Robin talks about preparing for the unexpected on race or competition day, and what you can do to prevent all your hard work from going out the window. She talks about what she has done to prepare for the Spartan World Championships once she learned that she’d likely be facing extreme weather on race day, and what you can do to ensure that your body can perform as you have trained it to do when you are faced with weather or conditions for which you have not been able to prepare.