This video is a nice combo of POV (point of view) footage and race coverage. Coury documents his run in the Elephant Mountain 50 Mile Ultramarathon by Aravaipa Running in Cave Creek, Arizona. At 22 minutes you could use this for a treadmill warm-up or queued up in a "mylist" video playlist for a longer effort.
We review the best podcasts, documentaries and playlists for workouts.
Jay Dicharry, MPT, SCS is a physical therapist and sports clinical specialist focused on helping endurance-athletes optimize performance. Tina Muir (the host) is a former elite runner who represented Team GB and has a 2:36 marathon PB. This podcast is perfect for an easy run so you can pay attention to the expertise shared in the interview. Dicharry explains why it's so important to strengthen our feet and make sure we have appropriate shoes.
Ryan Flaherty, Nike's Senior Director of Performance, interviews athletes, trainers, and scientists on the TRAINED podcast. In this episode, he talks to BJ Fogg, behavior scientist, director of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab, and best-selling author of “Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything,” about systems we can employ to effect change in our lives.
If you get inspired by geeking out on the latest science this is an awesome podcast for a long run outside. Highly recommended for anyone seeking to understand and improve their endurance. Learn about zone 2 training for optimizing your mitochondria to improve endurance performance and protect against metabolic disorders.
At 57 mins this podcast would be great for an easy few miles plus warm up and/or strength routine. If you enjoyed the Barkley Marathons documentary and particularly Cantrell's screentime then I think you'll like this podcast. For me it's a total pleasure and diversion to run while listening to two such fascinating characters talk running and share stories.
In "The FIFTY" Cody Townsend attempts to ski all the lines in the book "The Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America" the twist is that all the ascents are human-powered instead of heli or sled-accessed. In this standalone short film Townsend and snowboarding legend Jeremy Jones attempt to climb and ski two peaks in Alaska: Meteorite and Pontoon. Type 2 fun plus top-level skiing and snowboarding; mountain expertise and good vibes.
Need a spark to get your workout going? We recommend you commit to a 23 minute warm up spin, treadmill jog, stair-stepper or elliptical while watching this video from the North Face. If after that you aren't inspired and ready to go on with your session then maybe it is time for a rest day.
Avoid procrastination and commit to a warm up spin with this video which follows pro road cyclist Lachlan Morton as he takes on the Three Peaks Cyclocross race in the Yorkshire Dales in the UK.
Greg McMillan brings the coaching experience and Dr Cathy Yeckel provides expert nutrition advice in this conversation focused on marathon performance. If you are training for a marathon be sure to take this podcast on a run.
Make your indoor workout feel relatively easy by watching the Spartan World Championships at North Lake Tahoe, USA
Episode 111: The Strength Running Podcast | Base Training, the Maffetone Method, and Why You’re Not ‘Lungs with Legs’
We love learning about the science of endurance training and in this episode host Jason Fitzgerald (ex collegiate runner, 2:39 marathon PB, and Strength Running coach) takes us through the best way to build an endurance base. Jason describes the elements of base training, methods to follow (and others to avoid), insights from other experts […]
Jonathan Levitt talks to Olympian Kara Goucher about running the Leadville 50K in 2019 and the new mental and physical challenges that came with that. A great podcast for a long run or for a warm-up/cool down before/after a track session, or even for a recovery jog.
Mario Fraioli hosts a discussion with obstacle racing champion Amelia Boone and ultra runner Brad Stulberg (also author of the books Peak Performance and The Passion Paradox) about mental health, eating disorders, OCD, recovery, racing, and sharing on social media.
Rapha Films presents coverage of the 2019 Leadville 100 mountain bike trail race, ideal for a spin before your workout or as one video in a playlist for a long indoor ride or run.
The Science of Sport Podcast | How to Make a Champion (Part II): Should You Be a Woods or a Federer?
Prof Ross Tucker and journalist Mike Finch interview David Epstein, author of the New York Times best-selling book Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. Fascinating discussion that goes well beyond the 10,000 hours rule.
Run on the treadmill, kick back and recover, or spin to live coverage of the 2019 UTMB ultra trail races in around Mont Blanc in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.
Ruth Croft is a trail runner from the West Coast of New Zealand. She won the 2019 Mont Mont Marathon. This short documentary tells her running story so far.
Take a break and go on a virtual bike ride with HDCycling in sunny France. Amazing scenery and a great way to distract yourself during an indoor session. A great second screen option for TrainerRoad subscribers.