Bad Friend

Episode 32 August 13, 2018 00:44:57
Bad Friend
You don't look like a runner
Bad Friend
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Hosted By

Jon Hickman

Show Notes

This week we show you how the sausage is made, get wet, and secrets are revealed. There is also more tent chat. ## Fitness Nick is not rowing, but he has a personal trainer now. ## Running Jon is a moron and can't run a proper tempo run so please [tell him what he is doing wrong](https://www.strava.com/athletes/29576663) ## Tech [Monitors for MacBook users](https://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac/best-mac-monitors-displays-2018-3642376/) ## Other stuff you won't read * Donate to [Shelter](https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/runnerpod). * Join our [Strava club](https://www.strava.com/clubs/runnerpod) and track runs with us. * Go to [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and blog posts. * If you have any comments, questions or thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) or you can email us [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]). Want to start a Podcast? We trust Podiant to host ours. Go to: [podiant.co/signup](http://podiant.co/signup) and use the offer code “RUNNER” to get 25% off membership for the first 3 months.

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