#37 Excuses are just the story you tell yourself

March 24, 2017

This week we talk excuses (and reasons)

The tricky part about excuses is that they seem so reasonable. This week we talk about:

  • Identifying the emotional blockers that cause excuses
  • Challenging the excuses that typically come up for you
  • Aligning your values and your goals 
  • Being kind to yourself, even when you make excuses
  • Changing the story you tell yourself, about yourself. 

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#36 Why I’m Not Still Eating a Vegan Diet, But I am Seeing a Nutrition Coach

March 16, 2017

I ate a predominantly vegan diet for a few months, but this is what has happened since then

This week we talk about:

  • Why I changed my diet after three months
  • The main changes I've made since working with a nutrition coach
  • Balancing body composition and body positivity
  • Keeping focused on performance goals
  • Trying this on to see how it fits you

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#35 Let’s talk International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

Today is International Women's Day!


 

So Kate and I talk about being women on International Women's Day:

  • Why friends don't let friends watch The Bolt Report
  • How Pauline Hanson is the Australian Donald Trump
  • Traffic lights. Yep, we go there too.
  • Trying to parent children, who (hopefully) will be adults in a different time
  • Feminists wear make up too.

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#34 New Beginnings and Things To Put in Your Diary This Year

March 2, 2017

We are back! How exciting!

This week in the podcast we talk about:

  • How cute Baby Amelia noises are
  • An introduction to Operation Move for people who are just joining us (can you believe it's been 5 years?)
  • Some of the things we are hoping to do this year on the podcast
  • Events we are looking forward to
  • Kate is starting Learn to Run in March and you can join her!
  • Call out for questions for future episodes of the podcast, tell us what you'd like to hear!

Links we mention:

Learn to Run (starts March 13th)

Far and Fast Coaching (sign up any time)

Run Club (monthly membership)

Community Group (free to join)

You can also follow Operation Move or Zoey on Twitter. 

Blog Post: What to do when you fall short of your goals

Blog Post: The Fitness Lie Everyone Wants to Believe

Blog Post: The Great Diet Con

News article from the perspective of a personal trainer on change (which we disagree with): http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2017-01-23/you-say-you-want-to-get-fit-but-do-you-really/8203950

Surf Coast Trail Run - June 24th

Gold Coast Airport Marathon - July 1-2

May - Whole Life Challenge (Sign up now at early bird rates)

Blog Post: Learning to Run is a Really Big Deal

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#33 Until Next Year . . . meanwhile we talk goals, events and your fastest 5k

December 2, 2016

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It's our last podcast for the year!

But before we go we are here to share some of the awesome goals that the Operation Move community has set and to remind you to:

Join the Secret Santa

Enter the Skins giveaway and give yourself a Christmas present or just grab the discount code!

Some events you could think about doing next year

And answer that question about how to run a fast 5k.

But more importantly to tell you how much we have loved doing the podcast this year and our best wishes for you and your family to have an amazing silly season!

 

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#32 Coming back from a long break. How to start again.

November 22, 2016

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Ever had a break from running and then feel a bit lost?

Sometimes you have a break because life gets busy, or because you weren't loving it and motivation was low or because you were sick or had an injury or something awesome like having a baby. There are a million reasons to have a break, and today we talk about why that's not necessarily a bad thing, but you do often need some strategies to get back out there too.

We have a chat about:

  • Taking a good look at why you needed the break - maybe you weren't enjoying it or you were overtraining
  • Being smart with your body when you are building up distance again
  • Having realistic expectations of yourself
  • Learning from your break, rather than just ploughing on forward
  • Focussing on the process, not the goal
  • Treating your body as an ally, not the enemy
  • Where to start and tips to get you going in the beginning

And we want to hear your goals and goal events for next year (as well as any questions you have!) Head over to the community group here and I've started a thread to get your thoughts.

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#31 Garmin unfollowed me on instagram but I still want them to make a Fenix HR in rose gold so I can give them my money

November 18, 2016

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Seriously though, we are talking about running apps and running watches this week. 

Or we do eventually, after we have a bit of a chat about holidays, travel and the total political madness over the last week. We get there, I promise! 

In that we talk about:

  • Free apps
  • Entry level watches and what they do and what their limitations are
  • What features caused us to upgrade
  • What watches we have our eye one (hint: the title kind of gives this away)
  • Some of the software to be aware of when picking a watch
  • And what a huge improvement the Apple 2 watch is. 

We only have three more podcasts for the year. THREE! And we want to use them to either talk about your questions or your goals fo next year, so you can either contact me here or head over to the Community Group on Facebook

 

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#30 What We Are Listening To

November 7, 2016

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Ever struggle to find something to plug into your ear holes?

We don't have that problem, ever because there are too many podcasts to listen to. This week we talk about

  • When we listen to music, when we go audio free and when we listen to podcasts
  • What kinds of things we listen to depending on the kind of workout we are doing
  • Our favourite podcasts
  • People we are best friends with in our mind
  • And the best thing about going to Fiji for a week

Podcasts we talk about include:

Seth Godin Startup School

Tim Ferriss Show

T.E.A.M. Effort Podcast

Conversations with Richard Fidler

Reply All

The Moth

Heavyweight

Two Grumpy Hacks

Rebelology

Chat 10 Looks 3

The Minefield

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#29 Coaches. Not just for hipsters and billionaires.

November 2, 2016

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This week we dive into why you are just so much more effective when someone else is telling you what to do

Whether it's fitness or business or life, everyone seems to have a coach for everything - but what is the actual benefit and what kind of value are you really getting? This week we talk about:

  • Why I'm more likely to do the training I need to do if someone writes the program for me
  • The value of experts providing context
  • How your behaviour is influenced by the five people you associate with the most
  • The terrifying nature of the halo effect
  • Letting go of perfection and doing it all
  • Why multi-tasking isn't a real thing
  • And a whole bunch of other wildly off-tangent topics.

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#28 How to Love Your Body Right Now

October 25, 2016

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The topic of this podcast is actually about loving your body now, not in fact about scheduling

This is true, despite the fact that Kate and I get super side-stracked to start off with.

So we talk about:

  • Parts of our bodies we love
  • Not caring about stretch marks
  • How you already have a beach body
  • Practical steps you can take
  • Why Kate walks around her house naked
  • Ending the war with your body
  • The myth of reaching goal weight

If you'd like to you can join us over at the Facebook Community Group.

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