Roadless qualifies for inclusion here for two main reasons: 1. This expedition is solid type 2 fun. It's fully human-powered, no helicopters, no snowmobiles, no lifts, just sweat and effort. 2. It's a beautiful window to the wilderness which provides a mental boost if you are stuck indoors on a treadmill or similar.
Transport yourself to the Alps with this excellent documentary by Jeff Pelletier detailing his experience in the 2018 Tor des Geants - one of the hardest ultra-marathon races in the world. The views are spectacular and the 200 mile/330 km race has over 79,000 feet/24,000 meters of elevation gain. If you are looking for a change of scene, an inspirational race diary and some amazing POV footage this 44 minute video delivers.
Documentary film following the journey of ultrarunner Karel Sabbe from his start in the sport through to his experience in the 2019 Barkley Marathons. This story surpassed expectations. Without giving away too much let's just say that Karel is no "hobby jogger." Highly recommended. Check it out next time you need something to watch on the treadmill.
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.
Great running movies aren't all about winning races and setting records. This inspiring documentary by Find Your Feet Films follows a back-of-the-pack runner competing in the 2019 Tarawera 100 mile Ultramarathon in Rotorua, New Zealand.
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.
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.
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.