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.
At 57 mins this podcast would be great for an easy few miles plus warm up and/or strength routine. If you enjoyed the Barkley Marathons documentary and particularly Cantrell's screentime then I think you'll like this podcast. For me it's a total pleasure and diversion to run while listening to two such fascinating characters talk running and share stories.
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.
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.
When Susie Chan started running later in life she couldn't run a whole mile. Since then she's run the Marathon de Sables 4 times and multiple 100-milers. In this interview we hear how she got started and learn about her struggles with illness and injury.
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.
Jason Fitzgerald interviews legendary American marathon runner, Olympic silver medal winner, NYC Marathon winner, and 2014 Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi.
Boston and NYC marathon winner and Olympic medalist Meb Keflezighi writes about each of the 26 marathons he ran in his pro career. One marathon per chapter with a key lesson learned, details of training, challenges, and a compelling account of the race itself. Great insights into pro running training, race strategy, mental strength. Reminds us that the pros face many of the same struggles that amateurs contend with.
If you haven't run much before and want to get started let Kelly Roberts guide you through your first run with this podcast - the first in a series of 8 weeks of guided runs designed to get you from no running to completing a 5K distance.
Dr Matthew Walker is Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science. Dr. Walker’s research examines the impact of sleep on human health and disease. In 2018 he published “Why We Sleep” and in the course of promoting the […]
'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.
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.
Podcast with Dr Seth O'Neill providing detailed information on the latest research and protocols for achilles injury rehab and prevention. Highly recommended for runners who have struggled with achilles issues.
Ski-racing legend Bode Miller interviewed by Lance Armstrong. A fascinating conversation between two pros who competed at the top of their sports. Miller describes how he got into ski racing and the factors that fueled his competitive fire. Also some very interesting insight into the mindset that World Cup ski racers have to work on due to the danger of the sport.
Audio & Video links included. Courtney Dauwalter is an extraordinary athlete. In October of 2017, just before this podcast was recorded, she won the Moab 240 mile ultra running race in a time of 2 days, 9 hours, and 59 minutes, faster than any of the men in the race and ahead of the second-place finisher by more than 10 hours. The distances she runs expands your perception of what is possible and makes a regular training run seem like no more than a warm up.
Tim Ferris interviews Nike Senior Director of Performance Ryan Flaherty. Ryan talks running technique, how he helps college football players ace the combine, injury prevention, strength training protocols and more. Ideal brain food for a long easy pace run.
“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