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Running Life: A Fitness Protection Production

Coach MK (Fleming) is the founder of Fitness Protection, LLC. She is a run coach not life coach, but we're never really talking about the running! She isn't afraid to call out, and push back against, Diet Culture and its impact on her runners. She is committed to ensuring that no runner discounts their own badassery while combatting fatphobia and sizeism in the fitness industry.

This podcast is geared towards every runner who won’t lose their home or health insurance if they show up to the corral with a hangover (though we do not advise it!). Whether you are a marathoner or a hobbyjogger, you will find something to enjoy when the coaches start talking as we run through this marathon of life, together.

Nov 30, 2020

Coach MK livestreams question and answer sessions each week on the Fitness Protection Program Facebook Page, and The Fitness Protection  Program YouTube Channel simultaneously. Join us! They are a lot of fun, super informative, and anyone may ask follow-up questions during the live broadcast!

This week, Coach MK talks about FPP during the holidays. 


#WeeklyWins - 8:57

Runner Interrupted


  • Alicia Budd, ran a virtual 10k today. She said “it didn’t feel great but I am so happy that almost exactly 4 months after major surgery I ran a 10k. 2020 won’t get the best of me!!!!”
  • Char Gore listened to her body.  Her mind wanted to run an hour but her body said 45 minutes was enough and she honored that!
  • Kristen Frazier said “I LOVE starting thanksgiving with a run, and as it’s only once been with an official turkey race it’s no big deal to do a 5k on my own!  The sun finally came out today after a week of grey, Rainey grossness, and my daughter decided to join me!  It’s been weeks since I really ran, so the fact that I pulled off a 5k with relatively little waking was a MASSIVE win!  (Kept my heart rate under 140 to be smart). All good.”


  • Corina Terry had a great long run.  She said “ Yes! I felt so good today! I almost made it the full 2 hours I was going to run, but cut it short by 11min. That’s okay. I hit a hill on my run 2ce, so I feel like that kinda makes up for it”
  • Daniel Faltyn did a Thanksgiving virtual half and found that Alice’s Restaurant made the perfect running song for him that day!
  • Trisha Thome ran a virtual turkey trot and said it was great fun to pick up the pace for a little bit as she’s been slowly returning to running after her broken toe.


Questions - 13:42

ReBuild - 13:42

  • For the Return to Hope event on the 3rd - what time will that be? What time zone?
  • Can Mr. MK share another holiday drink recipe this year?

Maintain - 15:08

  • I feel really sluggish when I get my period. Any tips for putting the pep back in my step?
  • Are you even thinking about racing this year?


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Coach MK Fleming is the founder of Fitness Protection, LLC. Click HERE to download her most popular training plan, Tenacious AF, free!