Keeping-Track

Lindsay Crouse: Runner And Journalist At The New York Times

November 09, 2019 Alysia Montano, Molly Huddle, Roisin McGettigan Season 1 Episode 4
Keeping-Track
Lindsay Crouse: Runner And Journalist At The New York Times
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Lindsay Crouse: Runner And Journalist At The New York Times
Nov 09, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Alysia Montano, Molly Huddle, Roisin McGettigan

0-4:00-intro

4:00-Lindsay is a journalist, competitive athlete and news reader and saw a disconnect with the fact that she had little interest in the sports section

7:00 Lindsay discusses her op-eds, which are mostly side projects for her, in which she chose topics she was interested in as a female runner and journalist (such as the psychology behind an athlete’s unique situation). She was not sure many other people would resonate with them and is surprised at how wide the reach has been 

9:00-What goes into making a video op-ed,discussing how they came up with Dream Maternity Op- Ed’s style

11:00- Alysia: Lindsay helped her validate her issues with Maternity support , similarly her journalism validated that eating disorders are a problem in many women’s sports with Mary Cain’s story


-Dream Maternity athletes-maternity-leave.html

-Mary Cain nike-running-mary-cain.html

13:00- the stories have resonated with many -why? Validating, mitigating fear and isolation, and lending perspective and frame of reference around problem-issues that were once normalized

19: Why the focus on weight over the other more impactful variables of reaching peak fitness?

-This topic becomes a common women’s issue due to unique female physiology

26:00-The shadow cast by a win at all cost mentality

-Lindsay goes into more detail on the production and genesis of Mary Cain Op Ed

- Growing a voice outside the sport could help grow the following of athletes and their sport as a whole

32:00-Does culture at Nike need to change?

40:00- Lindsay talks about her own running and a time when she was under fueling

45:00-The misconception of an overly “clean” and “light “ diet being ideal and a virtue when it is in truth not providing enough energy for you to recover from and build upon your training load

- Misconception that fitness follows weight loss
(not mentioned but scientist Trent Stellingwerff explains this better than I can here!
https://twitter.com/tstellingwerff/status/1193320543207845888?s=12 )

49:00 What story would Lindsay like better told: broader themes, questioning current norms: who made them and what are they for, we can have higher ethical standards than “legal or illegal”




Show Notes

0-4:00-intro

4:00-Lindsay is a journalist, competitive athlete and news reader and saw a disconnect with the fact that she had little interest in the sports section

7:00 Lindsay discusses her op-eds, which are mostly side projects for her, in which she chose topics she was interested in as a female runner and journalist (such as the psychology behind an athlete’s unique situation). She was not sure many other people would resonate with them and is surprised at how wide the reach has been 

9:00-What goes into making a video op-ed,discussing how they came up with Dream Maternity Op- Ed’s style

11:00- Alysia: Lindsay helped her validate her issues with Maternity support , similarly her journalism validated that eating disorders are a problem in many women’s sports with Mary Cain’s story


-Dream Maternity athletes-maternity-leave.html

-Mary Cain nike-running-mary-cain.html

13:00- the stories have resonated with many -why? Validating, mitigating fear and isolation, and lending perspective and frame of reference around problem-issues that were once normalized

19: Why the focus on weight over the other more impactful variables of reaching peak fitness?

-This topic becomes a common women’s issue due to unique female physiology

26:00-The shadow cast by a win at all cost mentality

-Lindsay goes into more detail on the production and genesis of Mary Cain Op Ed

- Growing a voice outside the sport could help grow the following of athletes and their sport as a whole

32:00-Does culture at Nike need to change?

40:00- Lindsay talks about her own running and a time when she was under fueling

45:00-The misconception of an overly “clean” and “light “ diet being ideal and a virtue when it is in truth not providing enough energy for you to recover from and build upon your training load

- Misconception that fitness follows weight loss
(not mentioned but scientist Trent Stellingwerff explains this better than I can here!
https://twitter.com/tstellingwerff/status/1193320543207845888?s=12 )

49:00 What story would Lindsay like better told: broader themes, questioning current norms: who made them and what are they for, we can have higher ethical standards than “legal or illegal”