We review the best podcasts, documentaries, guided workouts, playlists and audiobooks for endurance workouts.

The Squamish 50/50 | A Ginger Runner Film

"Embrace doubt, otherwise you'll never know what you are truly capable of." This short film covers an impressive performance by Newberry himself, running the "Squamish 50/50" that's both the 50m and 50k on consecutive days.

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

“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

Senna

Feature-length documentary covering the motor-racing career and tragic death of Ayrton Senna. The first two-thirds are great for base-training on the treadmill or bike trainer, it'll suck you in fast and keep your attention. Keep the final third for recovery downtime.

100 Miles to 40 (Documentary: A Journey to the Western States Endurance Run)

Released in 2010 this 64 minute documentary is perfect for an hour-long treadmill run. The film follows Michelle Halsne, a lifelong runner, mom and business-owner who has a dream of completing the Western States 100 for her 40th birthday. The film is a very authentic runner’s journey. A lofty goal, tough days getting training done, […]