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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
The Stokecast hosts Jonathan Ronzio and Emily Holland interview Steve House and Scott Johnston authors of the books Training for the Uphill Athlete and Training for the New Alpinism. At just under an hour this is a great podcast for an easy run or to listen to while doing chores. You'll be inspired for sure.
This interview focuses on the challenges of balancing a marriage, children and a business with athletic goals and identity.