Episode #85: May 12, 2013
Julie Piatt (SrimatiMusic.com) talks with Caity about her spiritual journey, her incredible medical experiences, homeschooling, food, writing, her marriage to Rich Roll, her past relationships, and precious insights.
Episode #83: April 20, 2013
Author, podcaster and runner Cesar Torres joins Caity to discuss their passion for podcasting, his book The Twelve Burning Wheels, his yet-to-be-published book and search for an agent, his journey coming out, how to save the world, and the “lovers” they have in common.
Episode #81: April 5, 2013
The Run Barefoot Girl podcast today features Roselyn Frederick and Barefoot Jake Brown who recently embarked on a running journey across the United States to raise money for and awareness of the Youth Travel Fund.
Episode #80: March 23, 2013
Ultra barefoot runner, yoga instructor and mom of two healthy girls, Charlotte Clews, joins Caity for a lively talk about yoga and running mechanics, Bikram Yoga, challenging ourselves, parenting in tough nutritional times, her Spring Cleanse. You’ll find Charlotte at WildOpenHeart.org.
Episode #79: March 13, 2013
Barefoot runner and physical therapist Leigh Scarber of VegetarianBarefootRunner.com discusses her move, her work, her passions, and her experience with ectopic pregnancy. An insightful, personal, fun conversation!
Episode #78: March 6, 2013
Caity is joined by author Christopher McDougall, specifically discussing the annual Born To Run Ultra Marathon in Los Olivos, California, directed by ultra runner and photographer Luis Escobar. The race ties in experiences and connections with the Caballo Blanco Ultra Marathon in the Copper Canyons of Northern Mexico, which Chris’ book Born To Run features.
Episode #77: February 27, 2013
Caity speaks with barefoot ultra runner Bob Nicol about transformation from shy guy to outgoing barefoot dude, ultra running, writing for Canadian Runner Magazine, minimalist shoes in the winter, and his barefoot wife, Nicole.
Episode #75: February 21, 2013
Caity speaks with barefoot runner Lou Rantin about barefoot running in SNOW. That and other topics around our favorite topic!
Episode #74: February 9, 2013
Caity speaks with Dr Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, the Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy and Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist Certification for health and wellness professionals. With over 11 years in the fitness industry, she has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to foot function and barefoot training.
Episode #73: February 7, 2013
Ultra runner and CEO of Souls4Souls, Buddy Teaster, comes on the show to share the organization’s goals, talk about the global need for shoes, and address some of the concerns of barefoot advocates.
Episode #72: January 29, 2013
Barefoot runner and Barefoot Runners Society Oregon Chapter president Jen DeLeon joins Caity for a lively conversation about the very active group she leads, her journey with barefoot running, and her very interesting life. Her motto: Comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable!
Episode #71: January 22, 2013
Caity speaks with returning guest Barefoot Angie Bee (aka Angela Holtz, aka Angie Bishop). Angie talks about her journey learning lessons the hard way, lessons every woman – and athlete – will want to take note of. She also talks about life with her autistic son and her yoga practice. Don’t miss this insightful look at Angie, a barefoot running icon.
Episode #70: January 5, 2013
Caity speaks with barefoot runner Lara Rosenberger, who gives great tips for barefoot running in cold weather, balancing running with being a young grandmother, tips for new barefoot runners, different surfaces, preparing for a barefoot 50k and more!
Episode #69: November 18, 2012
SKORA’s Kyle Kranz talks with Caity about transitioning from couch potato gamer to vegan ultra runner, his incredible wife, his social media gig at SKORA running shoes, his experience running 100 miles, and the value of his coach, Peyton Hoyal. And gives Caity the compliment of her life – wait to you hear her high pitched squeals of delight in your ear!
Caity also welcomes Rae Heim to the West Coast after her epic journey across the United States!
Episode #68: November 16, 2012
Caity is joined by Megan Tsuyuki, cofounder of InkNBurn athletic apparel, for a discussion on veganism, running and her company. What sets InkNBurn clothing apart? What does it take to create this innovative, comfortable and beautiful active wear? How is it made? Fans of InkNBurn will love this insightful look at the company, and newcomers to the brand will be impressed with Megan’s philosophy.
Caity also reads from John McClung’s beautiful new children’s book What Should I Put on My Feet to Go Run?, available on Amazon.com!
Episode #67: November 10, 2012
Caity is joined by barefoot runner and world traveler Tracy Longacre, who talks about her journey on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain, Western donors to African countries, doping, and much much more. Tracy has lived throughout the world and has run barefoot in Mexico, Peru, Canada, the UK, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Dubai, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Namibia, the DR Congo, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Thailand, India! Whew! Find more about Tracy on Facebook and at http://revruns.blogspot.com/ and http://tlongacre.wordpress.com/
Episode #66: November 2, 2012
Barefoot running author Ashish Mukharji joins Caity for a conversation about running without shoes at any age, but particularly for runners over the age of 30. Ashish’s book, Run Barefoot Run Healthy: Less Pain More Gain For Runners Over 30, is a must-read for new runners and seasoned barefoot runners alike.
Episode #65: October 9, 2012
How can I label this incredibly diverse, complicated, sexy, nature-based man? Nathaniel Wolfe comes on the show to talk about his life, his perspectives and his journey. I need 3 more hours to get closer to the heart of who he is. Nathaniel discusses his journey through a painful childhood, his transformation from female gender identity to male, barefoot running(!), politics, and so much more.
Episode #64: September 21, 2012
Barefoot Runner Jennifer Kosinchuk (MissMoonMaker.com) speaks of her journey through healing emotional and sexual abuse. She chose grounding, artistic self-expression, introspection and… Barefoot Running! Jennifer’s journey is very powerful, so I hope you forgive Caity for ranting about her very uninspirational perspective of late.
Episode #63: September 14, 2012
Features barefoot naturalist Thea Gavin, who talks with Caity about her barefoot running and hiking experiences. She’s seen beautiful and bizarre things on the trail! Caity also reads a Yay For Me from Alena Gourley and one of Thea’s beautiful poems.
Episode #62: September 9, 2012
Live Barefoot’s Heather Poast joins Caity for a conversation about barefoot philosophy (living it, baby!). Caity also shares information every new barefoot runner needs to know – straight from Ken Bob Saxton’s book, Barefoot Running Step By Step. Learn the page number of the hottest photo of a man ever taken!
Episode #61: September 2, 2012
Kimberly Nasief Westergren shares the journey she’s on recovering from an injury, her mother’s death from Ovarian Cancer, shampoo alternatives and much much more! What a great conversation! Caity also shares a quote from Edward Abbey’s book Desert Solitaire.
Episode #59: August 25, 2012
After almost a month away, Caity is back with a bang! Barefoot ultra runner and canine celebrity Ginger Shackelford is in the house – and Caity’s dog, Nigel, is in the dog house – in this very special episode where we hear from the four-legged runners loved so dearly by Caity and her running friends, Shacky and Vanessa.
Episode #58: July 30, 2012
Caity speaks with Rick Merriam of Engaging Muscles, sports massage therapist and Kinesiology teacher in Dallas, Texas, about running injuries and rehabilitation, Rick’s therapeutic methods, and his perspectives about the feet.
Episode #57: July 20, 2012
Caity’s guest is ultra runner Maria Luisa Walton, the co-director of the Caballo Blanco Copper Canyons Ultra Marathon. Maria speaks of her life with Micah True, her love of running, her precious dog, Guadajuko, her journey and the famous race she has taken the reins of to help fulfill on the legacy Caballo left. “Peace, love, run free.”
Episode #56: July 12, 2012
My Intern’s warning: Kate and Krista’s conversation with Caity is not about barefoot running. It’s degrading, irrelevant and not for consumption by upstanding citizens. You’ll learn something about Kate, nothing about Krista and too much about Caity.
Episode #55: July 7, 2012
Caity chats with Barefoot Running UK‘s Anna Toombs, a barefoot runner and movement therapist. They discuss barefoot running fundamentals, running as an art form, tracking runs, being in the business of coaching and training with her partner David Robinson, the responses she’s observed of Londoners to barefoot running – and more! If you buy her book, which you should, you’ll be delighted to find Dr. Daniel Howell wrote the introduction! Caity also quotes Angie Bee from her blog, Barefoot Angie Bee.
Episode #54: July 3, 2012
This is the episode you’ll never forget! Physicist Zach Bergen shows up to share some “way, way far out” thoughts about science, reality, gender. Oh, and barefoot running. He also contributed music for the episode – absolutely beautiful! Caity also reads from the writing of Theresa (Barefoot Mama in Maine) and Robbie-Lynn Haskell-Nichol. Go, barefoot women!
Episode #53: June 25, 2012
An exclusive interview with Michael Sandler of RunBare.com! It’s time to put the word out about his new film Run Bare: The Movie! Order your copy today – and buy one for your friends and family – and your doctor. Michael and Caity also discuss women and barefoot running, food, joy, introspection, meditation and more! Gems, gems and more gems!
Episode #52: June 24, 2012
Barefoot runner Mary Hartman comes on the show to talk in depth about barefoot running, show Caity her incredible feet, and give her perspectives about races, minimalist shoes, dog poop, and much more! Want to hear about barefoot running? You’re in the RIGHT PLACE!
Episode #51: June 14, 2012
In Run Barefoot Girl podcast #51, Caity shares her inquiry into the barefoot lifestyle with Barefoot Jaime, who she met on Facebook’s Barefoot in Public group. He’s been barefoot for 5 years and doesn’t even own a pair of shoes – even through Pennsylvania winters. Their first online interaction turned ugly, so Caity invited him on the show to hash it out. Also – a note from Gordon Scott leads to Caity sharing about Laughter Yoga.
Episode #50: June 5, 2012
Wendy Nail joins Caity for a race report on her recent Great Wall Marathon in China. Caity also shares a piece from Taproot Magazine and dives into an epic rant in response to a post by Flint on his blog, Flintland.
Episode #49: June 1, 2012
Lynsey Bray, the founder of Fuzzy Feet, talks about her wild and wonderful bare feet product. She also shares intimate details about having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and how that condition affects her running and her life. (Please see her post entitled “Me and My OCD: My World-view” for more great information about the topic!)
Episode #48: May 25, 2012
This is not an interview podcast episode – it’s a race report from Caity for the Born To Run Ultra weekend 2012. She acknowledges Luis Escobar, race director, and all the crazy folks who she spent the weekend with. You’ll never guess how long it took her to complete the 10-mile race she participated in! (Adult themes and language.)
Episode #47: May 22, 2012
Caity interviews Sara Lord of The Barefoot Runners Society about chapters, her barefoot running passion, thoughts about women, and so much more! Caity also reminds everyone to (1) sign up for The Naked Foot 5k, (2) check out Wendy Nail‘s race report from The Great Wall Marathon, and (3) write a review of the Run Barefoot Girl podcast on itunes!
Episode #46: May 13, 2012
Caity speaks with barefoot runner Marci Williams whose blog appears at Shodoff.wordpress.com. She discusses being barefoot in stores, barefoot kids, the Warrior Dash she recently participated in (barefoot!), attachment parenting, and more. Is there a difference in people’s perception of a barefoot woman and a barefoot man? She thinks so.
Episode #45: May 3, 2012
Christian Peterson, aka The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy and The Barefoot Lawyer, chats with Caity about CrossFit: what is it, how it’s different, why is it great for women, what a Box is, barefoot/minimalist and CrossFit, is strong really the new skinny?, and food (Paleo fans are going to love this!).
They also discuss whether gender disparity really exists in the barefoot running community and Caity’s shameful objectification of her guest.
Also, Caity waits for the bus to approach and throws Christian into the street with one topic (“the creepy question”) that she’s never, ever mentioned on the show before.
This podcast episode probably includes adult language, but who’s keeping track?
Episode #44: April 29, 2012
Caity’s interview with Steven Sashen, founder of the minimalist shoe company formerly known as Invisible Shoes (transitioning into the name Xero Shoes).
This podcast episode includes adult language.
*Barefoot running basics
*Connection between your feet and your brain – and why it’s important.
*Steven’s umami receptors
*Marathons aren’t for everyone – he’s a sprinter!
*Shit Barefoot Runners Say
*The fact that I’m doing a very bad job stalking him
Episode #43: April 24, 2012
Luis Escobar, who was featured in Christopher McDougal’s Born to Run, is the race director of the Born To Run Ultra Race, and is leading the way to create open space trails in Santa Maria, California, where he lives.
He speaks of his journey to the Copper Canyon, his friendship with Micah True, and his enthusiasm for his current projects. In addition to all of the above, Luis is a photographer who creates beautiful images of weddings, families, non-human animals, running races and more.
Episode #42: April 14, 2012
Today I’m sharing an interview with barefoot runner Trissa King, who is passionate about fitness and the barefoot lifestyle. I also am featuring the first-ever Barefoot Running Product Review segment and an exclusive interview with… me. My son Colin asks the tough questions!
Episode #41: April 7, 2012
The running community loses a friend and an influence. Micah True is honored in this episode by Kate Kift, Dave Robbo, Ken Bob Saxton, Micah’s friend Patrick Sweeney, Vanessa Rodriguez and race director Steve Harvey. Vanessa and Steve also discuss race volunteerism with Caity, a topic we’re sure Micah would approve of.
Episode #40: March 31, 2012
Melissa Bybee was instrumental in the coordination of the New York City Barefoot Run in 2011. She has experience running barefoot in New York, and in this interview she debunks myths and shares her passion for taking on New York City streets without shoes.
Episode #39: March 27, 2012
Caity brings certified VIVOBAREFOOT running coach Tina Dubois back on the show to talk about her new business, Natural Running Coaching. She explains why she wants to help her clients “get off the pain train!” and help them attain all their running goals.
Also hear the debut of Caity’s son Colin attempting piano at 180 beats per minute.
Episode #37: March 16, 2012
Caity interviews Tommy Housworth, who shares his story about being bitten by a snake and the journey from there to barefoot running (including his gratitude for coming out of the snake bite alive). She also interviews Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, founder of the incredible resource NaturalRunningCenter.com.
This episode also features the most epic Caity Monologue Rant to date on the show. It’s so epic that her intern split it in half and put the last bit (about David’s Penis) at the end. So if you’re not into hearing about penises, you can just leave that last part out of your listening pleasure!
Episode #36: March 3, 2012
It’s a focus on MovNat! Caity interviews Clifton Harski, MovNat Master Instructor about MovNat fundamentals, The Human Zoo, and his personal take on fitness. We also hear from blogger Karen Phelps sharing One Woman’s Perspective on The MovNat One-Day Workshop. You can find the post that she reads at MovNat.com One Woman’s Perspective.
Episode #35: February 26, 2012
There are plenty of barefoot running events in 2012 and this podcast episode addresses them! Also, Caity interviews Preston Curtis, founder of the New England Barefoot Runners Meetup Group and the organizer of this year’s Boston Barefoot Running Festival which will be held April 14-15. Be there or regret it, barefoot runners!
Episode #34: February 15, 2012
Sue Kenney shares her journey from financially successful worker bee to becoming a pilgrim to discovering barefoot running. She shares insightful perspectives about love, The Camino, the bliss of barefoot running, the spiritual journey. She’s a beautiful story teller, and she shares one tale she’s never shared before – the best story ever about being barefoot in a group.
Episode #33: February 10, 2012
Kriste Brushaber chats with Caity about movement coaching, barefoot hiking, and the barefoot lifestyle. Her passion for the barefoot movement really comes through in this informative interview!
Episode #32: January 27, 2012
Caity speaks with barefoot hiker Sonnet Baker who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro barefoot and plans to ride her bike to South America. Sonnet is a seriously inspirational woman, and barefoot hikers and lifestylers are going to love this interview! Caity also reads a Yay For Me from barefoot runner, author and speaker Sue Kenney.
Episode #31: January 21, 2012
Mossy and Robbo, The Naked Runners, join Caity to talk about Ditching The Distractions, barefoot running, and smothering ourselves in joy. Their contagious energy will have you running out the door with a smile on your face and nothing on but your clothing.
Episode #30: January 10, 2012
Celebrating episode #30, Caity speaks to barefoot ultra runner John Yohe who discusses recovering from Plantar Fasciitis, his journey as an ultra runner, what he eats, how he employs minimalist shoes, and more. Caity reads John’s Top Ten Reasons to Run Barefoot and Top Ten Reasons NOT To Run Barefoot.
Episode #29: January 6, 2012
Ken Bob Saxton: The Father of Modern Barefoot Running joins Caity (one of his biggest fans). Hear Barefoot Ken Bob Saxton speak of running form, the barefoot lifestyle, veganism, foot cleaning and more. Oh, and Buy His Book! You can even get an auto-footed copy of it!
Episode #28: December 31, 2011
Keira Henninger visits the show to talk with Caity about her work with InkNBurn, her personal story of rising from a challenging childhood, ultra running and her experience with directing ultra trail races. Wow – what an unstoppable woman she is!
Episode #27: December 19, 2011
Jason Robillard joins the show sharing his experience spreading the barefoot running word. Author of The Barefoot Running Book and Barefoot Running University website, Jason talks about ultras, minimalist shoes, children and more! Caity also reads a letter from Gidds, a listener who encourages women to get annual exams, learn about HPV and leave their bras in the drawer!
Episode #26: December 13, 2011
Let’s talk marathons! Theresa, who blogs under the name Barefoot Mama in Maine, came on the show to talk about barefoot marathon running: training, eating, logistics of being barefoot for 26.2 miles, and the barefoot running lifestyle in general. Did I mention she’s known as the first woman to run Boston barefoot?
Episode #25: December 10, 2011
I had the opportunity to speak to Danielle Sellwood, co-founder of UK-based SportSister.com, who writes a blog on their site about her barefoot running experience. She’s all about honoring women in sports (or “sport,” as they say in the UK)!
Episode #24: November 23, 2011
What a fun interview! Trisha Reeves of Barefoot Monologues: A Journey of the Sole joined me to converse about transitioning, hangin’ with infamous barefoot celebrities, and the 100 Up Challenge. This show is also dedicated to The Maple Grove Barefoot Guy, who Caity and Trisha apparently can’t stop talking about!
Episode #23: November 14, 2011
I share an interview with Swedish orienteering enthusiast and physical fitness trainer Elisabet Holmdahl of www.PhoenixNature.com Like me, she’s a huge fan of MovNat. She talks about being passionate about outdoor activities, barefoot running and orienteering. I loved meeting her in New York… and I hope you get to in 2012!
Episode #22: October 28, 2011
I’m joined with ultra runner Shelley Viggiano, director of the 12-hour Mind The Ducks race. Her blog is 2snshoes.blogspot.com where she shares stories of triumph and challenge on distance running, mommy-hood and having a famous husband.
Episode #21: October 22, 2011
I speak with Tracy Longacre about barefoot running in Africa, minimalism on many levels, Paleo lifestyle and going braless. I also talk about poop, so get into your best squat!
Episode #20: October 13, 2011
This time I’m interviewing the founder of Nuu-Muu exercise dresses, Christine Nienstedt. You can bet this company is going to fly high and far, just based on the Christine’s philosophy. If you own a business, you need to hear her perspective. It’s about being inclusive, honest, empowering (!), compassionate and self-serving [gasp!].
Episode #19: October 4, 2011
Kate Kift is the founder of the Run Smiley collective, a challenge to runners to find the joy in running. She personifies the idea that we shouldn’t take things so freakin’ seriously! She also blogs at Barefoot Katie K and is a complete delight.
Episode #18: September 29, 2011
Today I share an interview with a newcomer to the barefoot running world: Devon King, who talks about her work as a doula and how she balances work, family, and school while her husband is overseas. You won’t believe how she gets her run in!
Episode #17: September 18, 2011
Dr. Irene Davis came on the show to talk about her wisdom and the research available on barefoot and natural running. Listen and learn, my friends!
Episode #15: September 6, 2011
It’s just me, Caity, today, yappin’ about death while running, dog attacks while running, dressing up for running races, and my barefoot running song, a take-off of Ke$ha’s Tik Tok.
Episode #14: August 30, 2011
An interview with Daniel Howell, author of The Barefoot Book: 50 Great Reasons to Kick Off Your Shoes and his barefoot running wife, Carla. Caity also reads Tracy‘s Yay For Me about winning the women’s division of a 12k.
Episode #13: August 25, 2011
Caity interviews Wendy Nail, a barefoot runner who has lots to say about managing pain (she suffers from Rheumatoid Arthritis). Caity also reads Julie’s Yay For Me about her first solo barefoot run.
Episode #12: August 13, 2011
Caity interviews Thomas Hollowell, co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Barefoot Running, who shares information for new and seasoned barefoot runners. Caity also reads Melanie E.’s Yay For Me.
Episode #11: July 25, 2011
Caity interviews Barefoot Angie Bee, ultra runner, mom of four, wife to a super hero who has been known to (at least once) strip off his clothing while running. It’s like when Clark Kent takes off his suit and glasses, except… all the way. Caity also shares a poem, Wild Geese.
Episode #10: July 18, 2011
Caity interviews barefoot runner Chelsea French, who is also a yoga instructor and professional musician. Caity also goes back into her past, sharing an audio sample of a radio show she participated in.
Episode #8 – part II: July 4, 2011
Caity shares excerpts of Scott Noelle’s book The Daily Groove – Enjoy Parenting… Unconditionally and she continues her conversation with sports psychologist and marathoner Dr. Cindra Kamphoff of The Runner’s Edge.
Episode #8: July 4, 2011
Caity talks with sports psychologist and marathoner Dr. Cindra Kamphoff of The Runner’s Edge.
Episode #7: June 28, 2011
An interview with barefoot runner, mother of two very active boys, and graphic artist Krista Cavender whose blog appears at NakedOnSharpPointyStuff.blogspot.com
Episode #6: June 20, 2011
Caity interviews Tina Dubois, the co-host and producer of The Living Barefoot Show
Episode #5: June 13, 2011
Caity interviews marathoner Katie Button-Swenson who is a barefoot marathon runner, Zumba instructor, graduate student and mom of three!
Episode #4: June 7, 2011
Caity interviews Shoeless Shel Bell, aka Shelly Robillard… mother of three, wife of author Jason Robillard, and ultra marathon runner. Also, hear barefoot runner Katie Button-Swenson’s race report in Yay For Me!
Episode #3: May 31, 2011
Caity interviews Vanessa Rodriguez of VanessaRuns.com about her ultra running, her love of mindful movement, and her journey overcoming challenges she faced as a child and adult.
Episode #2: May 27, 2011
Caity interviews co-founder of The Naked Foot 5K, Lauren Jones. Also, she talks to two participants in The Naked Foot 5K – Ashley and Jan.
Episode #1: May 24, 2011
Your host, Caity McCardell, introduces RBG’s mission – and herself.
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