Listen up! Make 2017 a year about you.

It’s the start of a new year. It’s your chance to revamp your outlook on life, focus on being healthier, happier, more selfless, more money conscious, etc. etc. But New Year’s resolutions often become lofty and fall by the wayside within a few weeks or months of January 1st. Don’t let that happen this year! To help you stick to your resolutions, we have pulled together some titles that we think will help you become a better you. Whether you are looking for spiritual inspiration, career advice, new health and wellness regimes, or just some general meditative recommendations to start your day off right, listening to one of these audiobooks can help make those goals a reality. You don’t have to stop to keep up with your New Year’s resolution. Listen while you are getting dressed in the morning, in the car, while walking the dog, or during one of your daily routines. Listen on the go with an audiobook. Read more

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Listen While You Run: Fall 2016

This Fall has been one of the best that I can remember.  With perfect crisp mornings leading to warmer afternoons and the beautiful colors of the fall foliage, I couldn’t help but want to get out for longer runs to take in the amazing season.  I definitely was not the only one either.  Every weekend the streets have been filled with runners out for a casual jog or logging their miles for their upcoming races.  There are those jogging in groups and others running solo, taking in the sounds of their surroundings, or plugged into their phones listening to a great playlist or a thrilling story. Read more

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From A Marathoner’s Point of View

With over 100,000 visitors to the Marine Corps Marathon Expo this past weekend, our debut presence was quite a success.  The expo began Friday morning, kicking off an exciting weekend of discussions with thousands of runners and spectators.  From active military members to retired vets to family members and runners in general, we had great conversations about audiobooks and the different ways people listen.  Read more

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Listen While You Run: Don’t Tell Me You’re Afraid

Marathon season is in full swing and many people are at the end of the road with their training. From here on out, the mental strength becomes more important than the physical. If you are training to run this fall or know someone who is, DON’T TELL ME YOU’RE AFRAID is worth a listen. It’s an inspiring story about how a young girl in Somalia uses running to help her through increasing political and economic turmoil, giving her the motivation and desire to make her country better. Read more

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Go to It! ‘Read’ While You Run

I would consider myself a light runner. I run a few miles a day, a few days a week, and mostly enjoy running with people so we can chat.  I don’t often listen to music when I run, but when I do, I listen to the same playlist that I had put on my iPod when I got it several years ago.  I generally find music to be boring and I end up running a shorter distance when listening to my playlist than I do when I’m involved in a conversation with others. Read more

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