Listen Up: Nike’s Coach Bennett on Why Running Makes Everything Better
This week, Claire and Erica talk all things running with Coach Bennett, motivational guide and total athletic powerhouse (his résumé includes a four-minute mile!). On the docket: how meditation practice plays into his running philosophy, who should run a marathon, and hot tips for newbies that might just motivate you to lace up your shoes and go for a jog.
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If you’re not convinced that picking up the pace every now and then will change your life, follow Coach Bennett on Instagram for your daily dose of motivation—and then try out one of his audio guided runs on the Nike Run Club App. We highly endorse First Run, Five Minute Run, Ten Minute Run, Don’t Wanna Run Run, and First Long Run.
Check out Headspace’s meditation guides, which Coach Bennett credits for helping to transform his trainees’ mental health and running game. (You can find Headspace programs on that Nike app, too.)
Also, don’t forget to call and leave a message for us at 833-OFAKIND (833-632-5463). Fun!
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