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.
Winner of the 2018 Academy Award, this feature-length documentary starts with filmmaker and cyclist Brian Fogel investigating doping in his sport. As he digs deeper the story develops into something much bigger than anyone imagined. Recommended for treadmill or indoor bike trainer sessions.
Point of view (POV) video of ride up to the summit of Mont Ventoux, Provence, France. This video would be great for a second screen distraction while following a cycling workout like those by TrainerRoad, or if you have a recovery spin on your schedule.
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.
Perfect for an hour on the treadmill this documentary follows four athletes in the 2016 Western States 100 Mile Endurance Race. Beautiful cinematography, epic terrain and an inspiring effort by the runners.
20 minutes of stunning French Alps scenery brought to you by World Nature Video. If you aren't feeling quite ready to commit to a workout trust us, hop on your indoor bike trainer and spin for 20 minutes watching this video.
In February of 2016, British comedian Eddie Izzard embarked on an attempt to run 27 marathons in 27 days through South Africa, as a salute to Nelson Mandela who spent 27 years of his life in prison in his fight against Apartheid. It's an amazing effort and Eddie has raised something in the region of 4million GBP with his marathon running. Letsrun.com forum users might complain that he doesn't run the whole thing, there's a lot of walking, but taking all factors into consideration, especially the heat, it's still an incredible and uplifting story of human endurance and willpower. I figure that if Eddie can run consecutive marathons in 100 degrees plus, I can get through a 4 mile recovery run on the treadmill.
Highly recommended for anyone doing stair-stepper or incline hiking training on a treadmill. Would also be great for rehabbing from injury or for something slightly different to watch while aerobic base training inside.
Fantastic feature-length documentary about a unique trail running ultra race. Equal parts hilarity (part of the entry fee one year was a pair of socks) and serious feats of extreme endurance, it's mesmerizing viewing. Watched from the comfort of a treadmill you'll be grateful that you aren't climbing up the "Rat Jaw" section of the race where runners legs are lacerated by saw briars. Only a handful of athletes have ever completed the 100 mile, 5 lap race. Sure to make your workout feel achievable!
“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