Trail Angels

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Welcome to the Trail Angels, the show for those with an adventurous spirit and undeniable attitude. No matter what setbacks you’ve had in your life you can still be a world class adventurer and we will be your guide. Join the Trail Angels, Amanda Webb and Vanessa Spiller as they help you unleash the Athlete and Adventurer within and complete the journey of a lifetime each and every week. Featured Co-Host: Robyn Benincasa, World Champion Adventure Racer, award-winning motivational speaker, 3x Guinness World Record kayaker, San Diego firefighter, 10x Ironman triathlete, New York Times bestselling author, proud owner of two bionic metal hips, and the Founder and CEO of The 501c3 Project Athena Foundation joins us on occasion to expand on the C4 life!

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http://www.projectathena.org/podcast
Description
Welcome to the Trail Angels, the show for those with an adventurous spirit and undeniable attitude. No matter what setbacks you’ve had in your life you can still be a world class adventurer and we will be your guide. Join the Trail Angels, Amanda Webb and Vanessa Spiller as they help you unleash the Athlete and Adventurer within and complete the journey of a lifetime each and every week. Featured Co-Host: Robyn Benincasa, World Champion Adventure Racer, award-winning motivational speaker, 3x Guinness World Record kayaker, San Diego firefighter, 10x Ironman triathlete, New York Times bestselling author, proud owner of two bionic metal hips, and the Founder and CEO of The 501c3 Project Athena Foundation joins us on occasion to expand on the C4 life!
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-22 16:54
last episode published
2018-04-24 07:00
publication frequency
8.58 days
Contributors
Project Athena Foundation author  
trailangelspodcast@projectathena.org (trailangelspodcast@projectathena.org) managing editor  
Project Athena Foundation owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
63
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Categories
Sports & Recreation Health Fitness & Nutrition Outdoor Government & Organizations Non-Profit

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
24.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

063 You Can Have It As Good As You Make It - Carletta Cunningham

Cancer, Health, Attitude, Goals, Planning   Summary   On this episode, we are thrilled to talk with Carletta Cunningham. She is a previous Athena, Goddess, Ambassador, and all-around wonderful person. In March of 2013, Carletta was diagnosed with breas...
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062 Fundraising 101

Fundraising, Relationships, Business, Communication, Adventure   Summary   Fundraising is a big and potentially stressful commitment when you are embarking on a Project Athena adventure. On this episode, you’ll learn practical tips and strategies that ...
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061 All About Weight Loss, Intermittent Fasting, and Healthy Living

Health, Food, Lifestyle, Intermittent Fasting, Weight Loss   Summary   Today there are lots of conversations around the topic of intermittent fasting. But what is it? Should you do it? What are the benefits? On this episode, we dive into the topic of i...
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060 How to Use Training Peaks & the PA Adventure Training Guide

Training, Adventure, Athletes, Health, Workouts   Summary   On this episode, we discuss two important tools that PA adventure participants use. The first is Training Peaks, an online and mobile training platform for endurance athletes. The second is ou...
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059 Embracing Wellness - Laura Freix

Wellness, Energy, Nutrition, Balance, Harmony   Summary   We are thrilled to bring you this interview with Laura Freix, a wellness enthusiast and friend of Project Athena. Through her company called I Embrace Wellness, she helps people heal, thrive, an...
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058 Climbing Mountains Together - Wendy & Mike Cohen

Adventure, Motivation, Fear, Climbing, Challenges   Summary   On this episode we talk with two friends of Project Athena, Wendy and Mike Cohen. Wendy is a past participant of Project Athena’s Grand Canyon adventure, and her experience there resulted in...
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057 Moving Forward with Confidence - Trish Blackwell

Fitness, Eating Disorders, Coaching, Confidence, Running   Summary   We are thrilled to bring you this interview with Trish Blackwell. Trish is a personal trainer, confidence coach, author, and founder of the College of Confidence. She shares her story...
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056 The Do Over - Karlyn Pipes

Swimming, Addiction, Struggle, Recovery, Hope   Summary   On this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Karlyn Pipes. Karlyn lives in Hawaii and is a Hall of Fame swimmer, inspirational speaker and author, and a world class swim coach. She sha...
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055 Smart Goal Setting

New Year’s, Goals, Health, Achievement, Success   Summary   As we move into a New Year, goals and resolutions are on everyone’s mind. It’s easy to make goals more complicated than they need to be. On this episode, we’ll share a simple 3-step system for...
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054 First Anniversary Show

Podcasting, Health, Fitness, Adventure, Teamwork   Summary   This episode marks the one-year anniversary of the Trail Angels podcast! We’re celebrating this special occasion by looking back at the highlights from the past year and sharing lessons we ha...
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053 A Conversation with Marcia Reitter, Yoga Instructor Summary We’re thrilled to share our conversation with Marcia Reitter, certified yoga instructor.

Yoga, Health, Stretching, Fitness, Journaling   Summary   We’re thrilled to share our conversation with Marcia Reitter, certified yoga instructor. You’ll learn about Marcia’s background, the benefits and different types of yoga, how to get started, and...
31.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

052 Trail Running 101

Trails, Running, Fitness, Injuries, Strength   Summary   When you think of running, do you envision pavement, sidewalks, or other flat surfaces? If so, you’ll enjoy this episode featuring the benefits of trail running. Amanda and Vanessa share five rea...
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051 Q&A with Amanda and Vanessa

Workouts, Massage, Supplements, Nutrition, Stretching   Summary   On this episode, Amanda and Vanessa answer questions from current and past Project Athena participants. Topics include eating and workouts, stretching, active recovery, massage, suppleme...
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050 How to Manage Chronic Inflammation

Health, Inflammation, Hydration, Food, Movement   Summary   On this episode, Amanda and Vanessa have an in-depth discussion about managing chronic inflammation. You will learn what inflammation is, the importance of hydration, and practical tips for re...
10.10.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

049 A Recap of Cove to Harbor with Sarah Harris

Blindness, Adventure, Fitness, Training, Fear   Summary   On this episode, we are thrilled to talk with Sarah Harris, who recently completed the San Diego Cove to Harbor adventure with her daughter. We featured Sarah on episode #40 of the podcast, and ...
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048 How to Use the “Fit Happens” Journal

Health, Fitness, Journaling, Mindfulness, Gratitude   Summary   On this episode, Amanda and Vanessa walk through the Fit Happens Journal. This fun, daily gratitude journal will help keep your healthy lifestyle on track in creative and positive ways. Th...
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047 A Conversation with Kaori Funahashi, Adventure Photographer

Adventure, Photography, Ironman, Racing, Training   Summary   We are thrilled to bring you this interview with Kaori Funahashi, adventure photographer. Kaori brings a unique perspective to her photography work because she is a coach and racer herself. ...
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046 A Conversation with Mel Scott, Fitness Coach for the Vision-Impaired

Vision-Impaired, Fitness, Workouts, Learning, Health   Summary   On this episode, we are thrilled to interview Mel Scott, a fitness coach for the vision-impaired. Mel shares her story of becoming a fitness instructor and how she developed an interest i...
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045 Strategies for Injury Prevention with Amanda Webb and Vanessa Spiller

Injuries, Sports, Prevention, Health, Running   Summary   If you play sports or engage in other physical adventures, you know that injuries are bound to happen. But what can you do to reduce your risk of injury? On this episode, Amanda and Vanessa reve...
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044 A Conversation with Marni Sumbal, Board-Certified Sports Dietician

Confidence, Performance, Endurance Sports, Nutrition, Training   Summary   On this episode, we are thrilled to interview Marni Sumbal, a board-certified sports dietitian who specializes in fueling endurance athletes. Marni shares her story of becoming ...
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043 A Recap of the Burning River 100 with Amanda Webb

Racing, Running, Burning River, Training, Ultramarathon   Summary   Our own Amanda Webb recently completed a huge accomplishment--running the Burning River 100. Amanda shares why she chose this race, how she trained for it, why her support system made ...
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042 Santa Barbara Adventure Recap with Michele Holbrook and Eric Kulikowski

Adventure, Challenges, Teamwork, Training, Support   Summary   On this episode, we talk with Michele Holbrook and Eric Kulikowski, participants on our Santa Barbara Adventure Race. This event is a 24-hour multi-sport adventure that tests the participan...
15.08.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

041 A Conversation with Hector Picard, Double-Arm Amputee and Adaptive Triathlete

Challenges, Attitude, Amputee, Triathlon, Swimming     Summary   On this episode, we talk with motivational speaker Hector Picard. Hector is a double-arm amputee and an accomplished triathlete. In addition to competing in over 150 triathlons in the pas...
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040 A Conversation with Judy Wilkinson and Sarah Harris from the CA Council of the Blind

Advocacy, Blind, Visually Impaired, Challenges, Attitude     Summary   On this episode, we are thrilled to interview two members of the California Council of the Blind. Judy Wilkinson is the President of the Council, and she has a passion for helping i...
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039 A Conversation with Andrea Sprague, Health Supportive Chef

Health, Nutrition, Food, Mindset, Eating   Summary   On this episode, we talk with Andrea Sprague, a health supportive chef with an inspiring story of personal change. She practices nutritional therapy by cooking for people with special dietary needs. ...
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038 Q&A with Robyn Benincasa

Fitness, Adventure, Training, Injuries, Motivation     Summary   On this episode, we chat with Project Athena’s own Robyn Benincasa. We talk about staying motivated, dealing with injuries, music playlists, and much more. Robyn also reveals some of her ...
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037 A Conversation with Pete Driscoll, Physical Education Teacher

 Education Teacher Summary On this episode, we talk with Pete Driscoll, an elementary and middle school physical education teacher in Hartland, Vermont. In 2015, Pete started a unique program using CrossFit to help kids to be more fit and engaged in sc...
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036 Coach Amanda’s Tips on Building Healthy Training Habits

Training, Habits, Fitness, Health, Planning   Summary   In the previous episode, Coach Vanessa shared the basics of developing healthy nutrition habits. Today’s episode is a great companion because our own Amanda Webb leads you through the basics of de...
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035 Coach Vanessa’s Tips on Developing Your Healthy Habit Platform

Nutrition, Health, Food, Habits, Goals   Summary   Nutrition is a topic that is greatly misunderstood today. What types of food should you eat? Are fats good for you? How can you create habits that stick? Fortunately, our very own Vanessa Spiller is he...
27.06.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

034 A Conversation with Alix Shutello, CEO and Owner of Endurance Sports & Fitness Magazine

Running, Training, Endurance, Fitness, Coaching   Summary   Today we are thrilled to interview Alix Shutello. She is the CEO, Owner, and Editor of Endurance Sports & Fitness Magazine, which features features amazing people in endurance sports. Alix...
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033 A Conversation with Kathy Duke, Yoga Instructor

Yoga, Health, Teaching, Fitness, Breathing   Summary   On this episode, we interview Kathy Duke, a yoga instructor who is also a runner, personal trainer, and nutritional consultant. Kathy shares her journey with yoga, the importance of having a quiet ...
13.06.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/0/2/d/0/02d0c1002f06c5d8/Project_Athena_2600.png

032 More Moments More Memories

Health, Cancer, Caregivers, Challenges, Goals   Summary   On this episode, we interview Shelley Shaw and Christi Shaw, the founders of the More Moments More Memories Foundation. This foundation removes financial obstacles and clears a path for patients...
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031 A Conversation with Diane Byron, Goddess & Athena

Adventure, Cancer, Relationships, Training, Fear   Summary   On this episode, we talk with Diane Byron, a PA Goddess and Athena. Diane shares her story of competing in a Harbor to Harbor adventure shortly after a cancer diagnosis and surgery. She also ...
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030 A Conversation with Leslie Wood, Project Athena Goddess

Adventure, Training, Support, Friends, Athletics Summary   On today’s episode, you’ll hear from Leslie Wood, a Project Athena Goddess who has been on multiple adventures with us. Leslie shares how she became involved with Project Athena, some of her fa...
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029 A Conversation with Tom Ferries of Chums

Adventure, Chums, Eyewear, Sports, Business   Summary   Today we’re excited to share an interview with Tom Ferries, who is part of the sales and marketing team at Chums. Chums is a family-owned company with approximately seventy employees, and their fo...
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028 Tips for Decluttering Your Life

Organization, Declutter, Relationships, Emotions, Nutrition   Summary On this episode, we focus on a different topic than normal, but one that can make a huge difference in your life: decluttering. You’ll learn why it’s important to be intentional, tip...
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027 A Conversation with Amanda Webb, Adventure Coach

Running, Adventure, Health, Marathons, Training   Summary   You know Amanda Webb as one of our weekly hosts, but today we turn the tables and dive into her work as a runner and coach. She is an adventure coach with Project Athena, an accomplished marat...
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026 A Conversation with John Bonaroti, Physical Therapist

Alter G, Physical Therapy, Sports, Athletics, Health   Summary   On this episode, we interview John Bonaroti, the principal owner and President of East Suburban Sports Medicine Clinic. John is a practicing physical therapist and avid fan of the Alter G...
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025 A Conversation with Yolanda Holder, Marathoner

Marathons, Walking, Racing, Adventure, Endurance   Summary   On this episode, we interview Yolanda Holder, a past goddess participant on the Harbor to Harbor adventure. Yolanda is a marathoner, author, speaker, and 2x Guinness World Record Holder. You’...
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024 FAQs from BaseCamp

Questions, Adventure, Training, Athletics, Fundraising   Summary   On this episode, the Trail Angels answer frequently asked questions. They’ll address topics such as fundraising, training with a busy schedule, bathroom breaks, and transitioning from o...
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023 A Conversation with Deanna McCurdy, Angelman Syndrome Advocate

Athletics, Advocacy, Children, Health, Angelman Syndrome   Summary   On this episode, we talk with Deanna McCurdy, who is a mother, wife, triathlete, and advocate for Angelman Syndrome (a genetic disorder). Deanna shares her family’s journey and how it...
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022 A Conversation with Julie Gibbs, Project Athena Goddess

Adventure, Kayaking, Training, Biking, Fundraising     Summary   On this episode, we interview Julie Gibbs, a Project Athena Goddess who has taken a couple of adventures with us. Julie shares details of how she transitioned from a non-active life to pa...
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021 A Recap of the Florida Keys Adventure

Adventure, Florida Keys, Teamwork, Outdoors, Camping   Summary   On this episode, the Trail Angels recap their recent Florida Keys trip--a 3-day, multisport adventure covering 120 stunning miles of Florida coastline. The participants kayaked and cycled...
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020 A Conversation with BethAnn Telford, Advocate and Marathoner

Running, Marathons, Cancer, Advocate, Survivor     Summary   On this episode, we interview BethAnn Telford, an endurance athlete, advocate, and brain cancer survivor. Over a decade ago, BethAnn received the horrible news that she had brain cancer. But ...
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019 A Conversation with Lisa Spencer, Nutritional Therapist

Nutrition, Health, Education, Family, Training     Summary   On this episode, we interview Lisa Spencer, a certified nutritional therapist. Lisa shares her unique journey through the academic world and into the area of nutrition. Today she blends those...
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018 A Conversation with Zina Mercil, Heart of Athena

    Community, Relationships, Authenticity, Health, Illness   Summary   On this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Zina Mercil, our current Heart of Athena. Zina is a previous Project Athena participant and has also served as a goddess. She ...
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017 A Conversation with Ryan Blanck from the Hanger Clinic

Health, Amputees, Military, Medicine, Prosthetics   Summary   On this episode, we interview Ryan Blanck, a prosthetist with the Hanger Clinic. Ryan is the brains behind the ExoSym, a device that gives patients more agility and empowers them to particip...
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016 A Conversation with Kenneth Hacker, aka Tuna

Hiking, Discovery, Health, Adventure, Appalachian Trail     Summary   On this episode, we interview Kenneth Hacker, a 26-year old hiker we met on the Four State Challenge. Kenneth, who also goes by “Tuna,” was completing a thru-hike of the Appalachian ...
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015 A Conversation with Steve Sisler from Zanfel Laboratories

Success, Business, Family, Health, Adventure   Summary   On this episode, we talk with Steve Sisler, the Vice President of Sales Development at Zanfel Laboratories. Zanfel is a safe and effective topical solution for poison ivy, poison oak, and poison ...
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014 A Conversation with Hanna Bowden and Laurel Kasel from Mpowher Apparel

Success, Business, Apparel, Empowerment, Women Summary   On this episode, we talk with Hanna Bowden and Laurel Kasel from Mpowher Apparel. In their own words, “We started Mpowher because we wanted to make a difference among our fellow women, while spre...