Hosted by Tom Clifford
Without Limits Runners Podcast
Unique perspectives from endurance athletes on running, endurance sports, triathlons, race events and nutrition + the passion it takes to set and achieve your life’s goals. Our motivational podcast will give you advice and guidance on preparation, readiness, overcoming fear of failure and living a life Without Limits.
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The Magic of Southern Tour Ultra and the Ultra Marathon Scene
Tom Clifford was interviewed by The Ultra Running Guys Podcast.
They talk about ultra running, the magic of Southern Tour, and dig into the newest event this year, Last Man Standing.
This is one you don’t want to miss! Hope you enjoy and are inspired to do at least one ultra this year!
Are You In A Slump Mentally or Through Injury?
Coach and athlete Tom Clifford discusses his own setback with guest athlete Alecia Ramsey Williams, who overcame a broken femur in the Boston Marathon. Alecia is now a Grand Master and she's back to running 7:30 pace on the track. You will get inspired and learn how to mentally overcome the hurdles you experience when you are deeply injured or in an athletic slump.
Overcoming Injuries and Setbacks - Strategies for Safely Returning to Training
Without Limits hosts Coach Chris Bailey in a forum environment to discuss injuries and returning to training. We also discuss other alternatives that assist running fitness and chat about how to stay fit without pounding your body too hard.
All About Ultra Marathons
A little different podcast episode in that we had 25 people chime in on a zoom chat with Coach Matthew Hammersmith and Coach Tom Clifford. Athletes asked questions to Coach Matt and Coach Tom. Both coaches weigh in on some of the subjects on Ultra Marathoners' minds: How to get into Ultras, nutrition, heart rate, blisters on your feet and more! Learn about Matt Hammersmith and some of his experiences getting into the sport and coaching it.
Aaron Kolk's Solo 140.6 Effort in 8:42
Professional Triathlete and Coach Aaron Kolk discusses his solo 140.6 effort to raise nearly $7,000 for charity. Aaron talks about all aspects of the event from it being his first 140.6 race to his mindset, nutrition and coaching philosophy. While Aaron may not be one of the known elite’s, “YET” he gives great advice and not many can say they did 8:42 all alone for their first IRON-DISTANCE triathlon.
The Aging Runner
60-year-old Brenda Estlack and 70-year-old Eddie Buchanan join us for the conversation on aging as a runner. Brenda and Eddie are not just any old runners though, they are state record holders, national ranked and very motivated to continue. How do they stay motivated? What do they do differently? What keeps them out there?
Olympian 1500M and US Trials Champion Paul McMullen
Olympian Paul McMullen on his journey from high school to college to professional. Paul talks about his career in high school, his collegiate experience at Eastern Michigan, his mindset when training as a professional, his career and what drove him to greatness. Paul gives great advice to young athletes who are striving for greatness and adult athletes who are looking for the edge.
Connecting Faith and Endurance: The Race of Life
Tom Clifford talks to Father Richard Sutter of St. Gabriel Church in Charlotte, NC. Father Sutter and Tom connected after the 2017 IRONMAN NC 70.3 Triathlon at Sunday Mass. Father Sutter, himself, is a triathlete and marathoner. He has competed in the 70.3 world championships and run 2:58 at the Boston Marathon. He talks about the connection between endurance sports and faith, how to pray better when in your sport, who to pray for, how suffering in life and endurance sports are related and more! If you want to grow in your faith and use your sport as an outlet, this is a great listen.
Journey to the Olympic Trials for 3 Amateur Runners
Coach Tom Clifford interviews Brittany Perkins, Erin Hogston, and Peyton Thomas on their journey to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials. Also including special guest and training partner Bridget Phillips. If you want to be inspired, and meet 4 amazing women who are driven, set goals, and never gave up, this is a great listen!
Running Chat April 2020
Tom Clifford has guest runner, race director, timer, and meteorologist Colin Hackman on the program. Colin and Tom have been friends and work partners for over 10 years. The conversation begins with current events with COVID-19. Colin then interviews Tom on his background, mistakes, and a little fun Q and A.
Nutrition During COVID-19 and Immune Boosting Runners Supplementation
Tom Clifford interviews Registered Dietitian Diana Davis, R.D. on nutrition pitfalls during COVID-19 lock down, weight gain, and how to boost the immune system to fight off infection and recover better. We also discuss the effects of alcohol, the best way to supplement for runners, IRON, and some tips on periodizing eating when training increases and decreases. Diana has been a registered dietitian nutritionist since 1983 and has been a Without Limits athlete since 2010.
How Running Endurance Relates to Life Success
Without Limits owner Tom Clifford hosts the podcast on running and endurance sports relating to life. Overcoming obstacles, resilience, and failure combined with personal experience. Guests are Kyle Phillips and Keith Parrella who are both endurance athletes and have served 22 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. This is a motivational podcast that will give you advice and guidance of preparation, readiness and overcoming fear of failure.