20 minute ramp session that's great for when you are feeling less than 100%, and/or for use as a warm up for more intense workout or race.
We review the best podcasts, documentaries, guided workouts, playlists and audiobooks for endurance workouts.
Laughter is the best medicine. It can also be a performance-enhancing drug. Let Conan take you to a happy place while you run. A place so happy that tears will be pouring down your cheeks as you laugh your way through the miles. Drivers will double-take and wonder why you are laughing not grimacing. So good you need to save it as a boost for days when you really need one.
Virtual ride-along with two ex-pros on trainers in a studio and POV video from the Passo Pordoi in the Alta Badia region in Italy. 6 sets of 30 seconds hard in the saddle, 30 seconds out of saddle attacking, 30 seconds hard in the saddle, 3 mins of recovery in between sets.
Cody Townsend first line of "The FIFTY" - Messner Couloir on Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Short and sweet for an inspirational coffee break, or watch all the episodes back to back while you spin or treadmill. Educational and inspiring.
Virtual ride-along with two ex-pros on trainers in a studio and POV video from the Passo Falzarego in the Alta Badia, Italy. This workout has 24 minutes of threshold effort in the form of 2 x 12 min intervals. Each 12 min interval has three sections: torque, cadence, and an out of saddle effort. All three keep you at threshold but you get to use different muscle groups to keep things interesting.
Featuring POV footage of a ride up the Passo Giau in Alta Badia in the Dolomites, this workout is led by World Time Trial Champion and Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley and former pro cyclist James Lowsley-Williams. This session starts with a warm up then 2 x 20 minute blocks of Zone 4/Zone 3 on […]
'How I Built This' is an engaging, inspiring show perfect for listening to during low-intensity workouts such as a low aerobic outdoor run. Guz Raz interviews a guest who built a successful business or movement and it's always a crazy rollercoaster ride of risk, failure, pivots, and success. In this episode the guest is Jake Carpenter, founder of Burton Snowboards.
Mario Fraioli talks to Des Linden about her 6th place in the 2018 NYC Marathon and her epic victory at Boston 2018 in the rain and cold.
This film is just under 18 minutes long. With that in mind it's recommended for viewing while you warm-up on the treadmill or bike trainer before a strength/mobility workout. If you are training for a triathlon and need a little hit of motivation this one is great.
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.
Documentary following Kim Chambers' attempt to become the first woman to swim a 30 mile open ocean, shark-infested route. Kim took up swimming as part of her rehab after she nearly lost a leg due to injury. "If you think you can't do something, or you're afraid of doing something, that's exactly when you should do it." - Kim Chambers