This is an extraordinary story on many levels. Fundamentally it's about facing adversity and finding a way to a positive outcome. Highly recommended for long runs outside when you need some extra motivation to make it happen.
Coach Jason Fitzgerald talks to Sage Rountree, a yoga expert, running and triathlon coach, author, and accomplished runner. She's worked with Olympians, NBA and NFL players, and collegiate athletes.
Podcast with Dr Seth O'Neill providing detailed information on the latest research and protocols for achilles injury rehab and prevention. Highly recommended for runners who have struggled with achilles issues.
Ski-racing legend Bode Miller interviewed by Lance Armstrong. A fascinating conversation between two pros who competed at the top of their sports. Miller describes how he got into ski racing and the factors that fueled his competitive fire. Also some very interesting insight into the mindset that World Cup ski racers have to work on due to the danger of the sport.
Audio & Video links included. Courtney Dauwalter is an extraordinary athlete. In October of 2017, just before this podcast was recorded, she won the Moab 240 mile ultra running race in a time of 2 days, 9 hours, and 59 minutes, faster than any of the men in the race and ahead of the second-place finisher by more than 10 hours. The distances she runs expands your perception of what is possible and makes a regular training run seem like no more than a warm up.
Tim Ferris interviews Nike Senior Director of Performance Ryan Flaherty. Ryan talks running technique, how he helps college football players ace the combine, injury prevention, strength training protocols and more. Ideal brain food for a long easy pace run.
“For those who like adventure stories straight-up, THE BOYS IN THE BOAT… is this year’s closest approximation of Unbroken….It’s about the University of Washington’s crew team: “Nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant.” —New York Times
Finding Ultra, Revised and Updated Edition: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself
Inspiring memoir about alcoholism, self-discovery, and finding a way out of a sedentary lifestyle and into ultra endurance competition.