This Fall has been one of the best that I can remember.Â With perfect crisp mornings leading to warmer afternoons and the beautiful colors of the fall foliage, I couldnâ€™t help but want to get out for longer runs to take in the amazing season.Â I definitely was not the only one either.Â Every weekend the streets have been filled with runners out for a casual jog or logging their miles for their upcoming races.Â 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
With over 100,000 visitors to the Marine Corps Marathon Expo this past weekend, our debut presence was quite a success.Â The expo began Friday morning, kicking off an exciting weekend of discussions with thousands of runners and spectators.Â 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.Â Read more
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, DONâ€™T TELL ME YOUâ€™RE AFRAIDÂ is worth a listen. Itâ€™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
Special guest post from the author and narrator of The Crash Detectives.
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.Â I donâ€™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. Â I generally find music to be boring and I end up running a shorter distance when listening to my playlist than I do when Iâ€™m involved in a conversation with others. Read more
Thereâ€™s been a lot of talk about how long you need to work out each day (or if youâ€™re like me, each week) to make it worth it.Â Whether you run, ride, lift weights at the gym, or take classes, there are days when you just want to do it for the minimum amount of time to burn off that donut you had (or will have) for breakfast.Â Read more
Celebrity nutritionist and wellness consultant Haylie Pomroy talks about the extra-special preparation she did for recording her audiobook THE FAST METABOLISM FOOD Rx.