About this episode

Alyssa Olenick, or Little Lyss Fitness is into business, fitness (both strength and endurance), fellow podcaster and is working on her PhD in Exercise Physiology. 

In this episode, we talked about:

  • getting into strength sports
  • getting into ultra running while also training heavy
  • her entertaining and informative instagram account and how it started
  • why she runs
  • myth-busting science
  • exercise physiology and nutrition metabolism as her academic interest
  • her own podcast
  • some strength related additions runners can make
  • how to include strength training in a running routine
  • pooping in the woods
  • science communication
  • and so much more!

Follow along with Alyssa’s adventures at twitter.com/littlelyssfit an instagram.com/littlelyssfitness

This episode is sponsored by Janji. As a local to Boston running apparel company, I’ve enjoyed seeing Janji grow over the years and their gear has only gotten better as time has gone on. 

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I hope you love them as much as I do!

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