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Healthy Weight Loss and Food Addiction with Chef AJ

By Sonya Looney | Jan 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just because you don’t eat meat or dairy doesn’t mean that you’re healthy. Chef AJ can relate.   She said, “For 26 years, I was the quintessential fat vegan.  It wasn’t until I had a health scare…. that I realized I had to do something.”  She is a self-proclaimed recovering food addict and a classically trained […]

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Behind the Scenes with 7x World Champion and Pioneer Athlete Rebecca Rusch

By Sonya Looney | Dec 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rebecca Rusch is one of the most prolific adventure athletes out there.  From first ascents as a rock climber (El Capitan in Yosemite) to kayaking in the Grand Canyon to taking her bike up Mount Kiliminjaro, nothing stops the Queen of Pain.  Rebecca was one of the top Adventure Racers before becoming a pro mountain […]

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Myths of the Mediterranean Diet and the Plant-Based Palate with RD Julieanna Hever

By Sonya Looney | Dec 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Julieanna Hever is a well-known plant-based dietitian, author of 2 books, and has her own TV Show (a wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Z Living Network)!  She is also a columnist for VegNews Magazines and has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, Reluctantly Healthy, The Marie Osmond Show, The Jane Velez-Mitchell Show, and E! […]

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Risk vs. Reward: Taming the Backcountry with Ski Mountaineer Caroline Gleich

By Sonya Looney | Dec 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Caroline Gleich is a magnet for adventure.  She is one of the ski mountaineering world’s most prolific skiers.  She has been on the cover of many skiing magazines, premiered in Warren Miller films, and skied some of the most challenging lines around the world. Most notable and recent was that she was the 4th person […]

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How to Be a More Confident Athlete with Lesley Paterson and Simon Marshall

By Sonya Looney | Dec 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you ever have thoughts and feelings that you don’t want? What does mental toughness mean?  Do you ever worry about what people think about you or wish that you were more confident? These are all questions that 3x X-Terra World Champion Lesley Paterson and Simon Marshall, PhD have addressed in their book, “Brave Athlete: […]

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Battling in Brasil with Power Team Sonya Looney and Gordon Wadsworth

By Sonya Looney | Nov 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brasil Ride is a 7 day mountain bike stage race in Bahia, Brazil.  This was my 3rd Brasil Ride and I raced it the Mixed Category with Gordon Wadsworth. My husband, Matt Ewonus took the helm and hosted this episode.  This podcast episode is how it all went down!  Boiling sun, technical terrain, heat stroke, 4-6 […]

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Spray Paint, Cyclocross, China and Squid with Emily Kachorek

By Sonya Looney | Nov 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Would you spray paint your bike?  Emily Kachorek does.  Maybe you’ve seen a blur of color, stoke, and little orange creamsicles fly by you on the road or in a Cyclocross Race.  This month, I’ve been focusing on entrepreneurs, and I was intrigued by Emily because she thinks outside the box.  Not only is she […]

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Unleashing the FreakShow: Beyond the Wine with Michael David Winery

By Sonya Looney | Nov 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rage, Rapture, Lust, Gluttony, Sloth, Greed…what does this have to do with running a business, philanthropy, and backcountry skiing?  It all ties under Lodi’s premier winery; Michael David Winery.  David Phillips is a co-owner of the winery with his brother Michael and their family has been farming the fertile soil in Lodi, California for 5 […]

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Pioneering the New Age of Cycling Socks with DeFeet Founder Shane Cooper

By Sonya Looney | Nov 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

What do British born rock stars, the hosiery capital of the world, cycling, and dyslexics have in common?  One man: Shane Cooper. After traveling with his band and playing music/bass professionally, Shane got really into cycling and consequently, socks. “It kind of started by mistake” Shane said when I asked him how he started one […]

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Reggie MIller’s Path from NBA Hall of Fame to the Mountain Bike

By Sonya Looney | Oct 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

When an NBA Hall of Famer and Olympic Gold Medalist says “Mountain biking is my new basketball,” you know he means business.  Reggie Miller, the Knick Killer, is also killing it on the trails. If you’ve been watching the Legend’s Instagram, you’ve noticed that the majority of his photos are of him on a mountain […]

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