By Chanel Parks
olympic runner kara goucherRunner Kara Goucher won the bronze medal at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics and is now weeks away from competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Living an active lifestyle has always been her M.O.-but now she shares her time with her husband, retired cross-country and track-and-field star Adam Goucher, and their 21-month-old son, Colton (aka Colt). As a Nissan Innovation for Endurance Athlete, Kara influences others to get fit and reach new goals for themselves. Taking the lessons she learned from her mother, Kara shared with WomansDay.com how she strives to inspire her son.
How do you keep Colton healthy?
Colt eats when we eat and usually eats the same things we do, with exceptions like sushi and spicy food. In general, he sees us eat healthily, so it's become part of his routine. He prefers to snack on fruit, and it's more of a special treat for him to get gummy fruit snacks or cookies. We lucked out because Colton is an active childRead More »from Q&A: Olympian (and Mom) Kara Goucher