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The Injured Athletes Club

Sep 24, 2020

From cancer to health. Back to the hospital with a heart attack—and home with a new heart. And finally, across the country on a bike, twice.

Mike Cohen’s life has taken him to places he never could have imagined. In this week’s episode, the San Diego-based athlete—who calls himself a professional cyclist riding...

Sep 10, 2020

On most days, British runner Anji Andrews lives the athlete’s dream. She works from home—with plenty of time and flexibility to train—making a living coaching, writing about running, and handling social media for organizations like the popular UK-based podcast Marathon Talk


But this summer, a foot injury that...

Aug 27, 2020

Lex Gillette—a world record holder and national champion in the long jump—has had to navigate change before. At age 8, doctors diagnosed him with detached retinas, and couldn’t save his sight despite multiple surgeries. Though the transition wasn’t easy, Lex credits his support system—and the confidence they...

Aug 13, 2020

Wherever you are, stop for a moment and take stock of what’s on your mind. Then, look down at your feet. Ask yourself: Are your body and mind in the same place?

Your physical being occupies space in the present moment. But often, our thoughts are a million miles away, fretting over the past or fearful of the future:

Jul 23, 2020

Mechelle Lewis Freeman had put everything on the line to achieve her Olympic dream. She’d walked away from a successful career in advertising, moved to a full-time training facility, and calculated everything from the hours of sleep she needed to the grams of protein she ingested to the positive mantras running...