what is this episode about?
In this episode i chat with professional runner Vanessa Fraser about her injury journey over the past 14 months, the difficulties she faced, and her ability to show up at the US Olympic Trials in May 2021. We chat about her relationship with nutrition which started around 9th grade when she had to gain weight for her health and the importance of this through her developmental years. This knowledge she gained helped shape her to the runner she is today knowing she always has to fuel to keep up with her metabolic needs! She is still figuring out what is best for her body under different training circumstances as she navigates the demands of professional running, recovery, and performance! This includes getting help from Inside Tracker, a company that Lindsey herself partners with!
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Vanessa Fraser is a Nike professional runner – She attended Scotts Valley High School in Northern California and graduated a two-time Division IV State Champion in cross country. She then went on to fulfill her childhood dream of attending Stanford University, where she was a seven-time All-American. In 2018, she signed a professional contract with Nike and joined the Bowerman Track Club, and she now holds a personal best of 14:48.51 in the 5000m, which she ran indoor in Boston in February 2020. After having bilateral Achilles surgery last year, she has her sights set on some big goals over the next few years.
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