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.
If you are looking for something a bit different Desert Island Discs from the BBC has such a large archive you are guaranteed to find someone interesting to listen to. The interview is focused on the 8 tracks the guest has picked to take with them when stranded on a desert island. When you are out for a long run it's great to hear the guest's stories, of their upbringing and their path to success. The music is varied and because you aren't picking the tracks it's surprising and uplifting to hear songs you weren't expecting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
This interview focuses on the challenges of balancing a marriage, children and a business with athletic goals and identity.
Matt Phillips is a running gait and performance expert. In this interview he shares his experience of helping runners prevent injuries and improve their running efficiency.
A great audiobook/book by Olympic marathon medalist Deena Kastor. Kastor recounts how she developed the positive mindset that helped her achieve her goals.
Highly recommended for a run outside. Whether as part of your long run or for a recovery session. Learn about the running movie 3100 Run and Become and deep dive into why we run and how it can make us better people.