My Evolved Life w/ Vu Nguyen

My Evolved Life | Episode #8 - Sheldon Smith | Comparison is the Thief of Joy

January 16, 2020 Vu Nguyen / Sheldon Smith Episode 8
My Evolved Life w/ Vu Nguyen
My Evolved Life | Episode #8 - Sheldon Smith | Comparison is the Thief of Joy
Chapters
00:07:06
Sheldon's metabolic age
00:11:00
The motivation behind going from sedentary to active
00:15:28
The biggest difference in his mental health
00:18:22
Message to someone struggling with mental health
00:24:29
Tips to being a competent runner
00:28:51
What preparation looks like
00:32:41
Thoughts on running and knee pain
My Evolved Life w/ Vu Nguyen
My Evolved Life | Episode #8 - Sheldon Smith | Comparison is the Thief of Joy
Jan 16, 2020 Episode 8
Vu Nguyen / Sheldon Smith

In today's episode we had Sheldon Smith, a very accomplished marathon runner. He shared with us how he found himself when he found running. We got into topics like how mental is an everyday occurrence, how comparison is the thief of joy, and he really shared with us how he transitioned from a sedentary lifestyle to an active one.

7:06 - Sheldon's metabolic age
11:00 - The motivation behind going from sedentary to active
15:28 - The biggest difference in his mental health
18:22 - Message to someone struggling with mental health
24:29 - Tips to being a competent runner
28:51 - What preparation looks like 
32:41 - Thoughts on running and knee pain 

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Sheldon overcame a very sedentary lifestyle when he found his love for running. Through this transformation, he lost over 70 pounds.

In his sedentary days, he was a heavy smoker and drinker and recreational drug user. And now, through a commitment and dedication to change, he's become a very accomplished marathon runner with achievements like a sub-40 10 km and 1:30 half.
 
As someone who has put thousands and thousands of kilometers on his legs, he is more than qualified to speak about how physical activity can benefit your life.

Show Notes Chapter Markers

In today's episode we had Sheldon Smith, a very accomplished marathon runner. He shared with us how he found himself when he found running. We got into topics like how mental is an everyday occurrence, how comparison is the thief of joy, and he really shared with us how he transitioned from a sedentary lifestyle to an active one.

7:06 - Sheldon's metabolic age
11:00 - The motivation behind going from sedentary to active
15:28 - The biggest difference in his mental health
18:22 - Message to someone struggling with mental health
24:29 - Tips to being a competent runner
28:51 - What preparation looks like 
32:41 - Thoughts on running and knee pain 

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Sheldon overcame a very sedentary lifestyle when he found his love for running. Through this transformation, he lost over 70 pounds.

In his sedentary days, he was a heavy smoker and drinker and recreational drug user. And now, through a commitment and dedication to change, he's become a very accomplished marathon runner with achievements like a sub-40 10 km and 1:30 half.
 
As someone who has put thousands and thousands of kilometers on his legs, he is more than qualified to speak about how physical activity can benefit your life.

Sheldon's metabolic age
The motivation behind going from sedentary to active
The biggest difference in his mental health
Message to someone struggling with mental health
Tips to being a competent runner
What preparation looks like
Thoughts on running and knee pain