by ROAD iD Staff January 06, 2020

You want to set a new PR. You want to max out your mileage. You want to make a difference.

No matter your New Year's Resolution, a little inspiration can go a long way toward nailing your goals. To help you get there, we asked Team ROAD iD Ambassadors to share their favorite podcasts and books for athletes and adventurers.

We can’t promise this list will do the work for you, but it'll keep you energized and motivated along the way. 2020 is going to be your year. You got this.


Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins

"In the middle of a hard run, some parts of this book pop into my head and I can't stop thinking about it." — Recommendation from @runningwithsam


Good to Go: How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion by Christie Ashwanden

Recommended by @thesportsdietitcian. 


Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory  by Deena Kastor

Recommended by @carleemcdot and  @therunningrebel91.


How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle by Matt Fitzgerald 

Recommended by @carleemcdot and @coachjenrulon. 


Outliers: The Story of Sucess by Malcolm Gladwell

"This book is about more than athletics. It's an interesting read about the reasons why some are more likely to succeed." —Recommendation from @pushupsnpumps.


Born To Run by Christopher McDougall

Recommended by @gobobbygogo.


Running For My Life by Jordan Wylie, Team ROAD iD Ambassador.

ROAD iD Staff Recommendation.



Rambling Runner Podcast + Hurdle Podcast | Recommended by @runningthealley.

The Morning Shakeout Podcast | Recommended by @mileposts.

Bulletproof Radio | Recommended by @cyclistlawyer.

Trailmanners Podcast | Recommended by @inkedrunnermissy.

Running for Real Podcast | Recommended by @the_endorphin_junkie.


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