Hurdle

Hurdle

Join me, Emily Abbate, every Monday and Friday for a good time. Hurdle is a wellness-focused podcast where I sit down with inspiring individuals to talk about everything from their big wins to how they’ve gotten through some of life’s toughest moments. On the show, you can expect vulnerability, motivation, and candid discussions with everyone from top athletes to aspiring entrepreneurs on what it really takes to follow your passions. My mission is simple: To inspire you to be your best self, move with intention — and have some fun along the way. Tell me: What's your #hurdlemoment?

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April 15, 2024 66 mins

Happy Boston Marathon Monday, Hurdlers! Toeing the start line this morning is our guest for today, Adidas pro runner Dominique Scott. The South Africa native moved to the United States to run at the University of Arkansas, where she became a 5x NCAA champion, 12x All American, and 10x SEC champion. After graduation, she moved to Boulder with her husband to train with Team Boss and it’s there where she started her journey racing on ...

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Made a decision this morning that changed the trajectory of my day for the better. Sharing about how you can do the same, and answering a listener question about how to find motivation in the mundane of the day to day.

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This week I'm welcoming Erin Azar, also known as @immrsspacecadet on social media, to the podcast and we talk all about hacks to get you out the door to move your body. Erin shares her tips for showing up when you don’t want to, why an accountability partner can make all the difference, and why choosing the right gear can make all the difference. The NonMembers Only podcast host even lets us in on what she’s blasting through he...

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Didn't expect to cry talking about this one, but here we are. Talking about how it feels to aim high, be proud of myself despite the hurdles, and push forward during tough moments of comparison.

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Nike Cheer Zone 4/15

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Open up your notes app or grab a pen and paper because Nike global trainer and yoga teacher Rebeckah Price is back on Hurdle. Centering our conversation around combating stress and how to come back to calm, Rebeckah offers so many good nuggets of advice when life feels hectic. We talk about the importance of movement and breathwork, seeking out talk therapy, utilizing routines in life and taking note of what your inputs are — from ...

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One of your closest friends was someone you didn't know at one time. Reflecting on the good of getting outside of your comfort zone, especially as I get older, and I answer a listener question about what I do with nights living at home solo.

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Welcome Peloton instructor Camila Ramon (and fellow hurdler!) to the podcast, and boy does she have some wisdom to share. We have such a beautiful dialogue about embracing the body that you have and appreciating all it can do regardless of what it looks like. We talk about Camila’s experience with body image, movement, and what ultimately brought her to Peloton. She speaks so much wisdom on how to combat the comparison trap and adv...

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This week, I did something that made me really proud: I escaped the ~self~ comparison trap. Talking about this in this week's 5-MINUTE FRIDAY, and and answering a listener question about feeling a little lost post-college graduation.


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Fitbit, Apple Watch, Nike Fuelband, WHOOP, Oura Ring. With the nature of my career, I’ve been rocking some sort of wearable technology since it became a thing, over 10 years ago. I get so many messages asking why I switched up my wearable recently and today I am sitting down with Tom Hale, CEO of Oura — my current wearable of choice. I’ve been looking forward to this conversation for a long time and we really dive into everything t...

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Lots of questions lately about how I maintain a routine when I'm on the move, so we're addressing those for this week's 5MF! Plus: Answering a listener question about how I avoid burnout while navigating so many pots on the stove (love that phrase).

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Another hurdle, conquered. Last week, I laced up and ran the 2024 Tokyo Marathon — and what a time it was. So many emotions come hand in hand with finishing this major goal, and I'm diving into all of them in today's recap. From how I felt going into the race, to the ins and outs of the course, how I managed to score a bib, and how I felt after my 4:16:00 finish. Plus: The two biggest lessons I walked away with after runnin...

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What if your reframed the way you think of your down time? Plus: Answering a listener question about the nutrition myths surrounding carbohydrates.

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This week I'm sitting back down with one of my favorite humans to talk all about the joys and pain points that come with  entrepreneurship. Betina Gozo is a health and wellness expert who recently launched her new workout app BGTV all while raising a family, producing a podcast of her own, and coaching as a personal trainer and health coach. We really do cover it all: How she’s feeling in her new chapter as business owner and n...

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Well, here we are. Marathon on deck, I cannot believe it's time to do this thing. Talking about my feelings heading into this weekend's 26.2, and answering a listener question about what I can't live without while traveling.

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Look up the word "goat" in the dictionary, and you'll see a photo of Joan Benoit Samuelson. OK, maybe not really — but Joan's the first woman to ever with the Olympic Marathon in its inaugural year for women in 1984. We had the opportunity to sit down in Orlando this year during the Olympic Trials, and this was definitely a pinch-me moment.

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Wheels up, it's go time! Sharing a bit about my experience embracing solo travel, and a story about how scared I was at first before going on my inaugural trip. Plus, answering a question about what to do with training when you have a faraway goal.

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Last week, I had the opportunity to go to San Francisco to offer a keynote at Athleta's corporate conference, Athleta Quest. During that week, I had the chance to sit down with WNBA star and member of Athleta’s Power of She Collective Monique Billings. We got to chat about her exciting news about coming home to play for the LA Sparks (previously with the Atlanta Dream), how she stepped into basketball at young age, and how she ...

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February 16, 2024 6 mins

If you want love, ask yourself: Are you giving love? Talking about how to be truly open this week and act in a way that will get you what you want. Also: Answering a listener question about what makes me feel the most creative.

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Every conversation with today’s guest is a clarifying breath of fresh air, and this conversation is no different. Co-CEO and founding teacher at The Class Natalie Kuhn is full of wisdom when it comes to the concept of resilience. She opens up about how she dealt with a multitude of hurdles in her personal life while maintaining a positive perspective, and her ability to detach herself from an outcome. Trust me, Natalie is going to ...

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February 9, 2024 5 mins

Just because you're not where you thought you'd be doesn't mean the ride isn't epic. Also: Answering a listener question about energy and what I'm hoping to attract in 2024.

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