Month: November 2020

# 30 – Vijayaraghavan Venugopal, founder of “Fast & Up” brand and 2:54 marathoner, discusses nutrition, electrolytes and hydration

Vijayaraghavan Venugopal, founder of “Fast & Up” brand and 2:54 marathoner, discusses nutrition, electrolytes and hydration Show Notes 02:00 – Vijay introduces himself 08:10 – Foundational aspects of body and common mistakes athletes make on nutrition/hydration 14:10 – Basic diet principles 19:45 – Adequate protein intake for vegetarians 23:45 – Supplements for athletes 29:05 – …

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# 29 – Brodie Sharpe, physiotherapist, discusses common injuries, prevention and how to become a stronger athlete

Brodie Sharpe, physiotherapist, discusses common injuries, prevention and how to become a stronger athlete, his e-book and “Run Smarter” series Show Notes 01:45 – Brodie introduces himself 04:00 – Common running injuries 07:10  – How to distinguish between “good soreness” and “bad soreness” 10:35 – Injury prevention 12:50 – Periodic physical evaluation, especially around strength …

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# 28 – Dr.Aashish Contractor, runner, cardio rehabilitation and sports medicine expert, discusses key medical issues that athletes need to be aware

Dr. Aashish Contractor, runner, cardio rehabilitation and sports medicine expert, discusses key medical issues that athletes need to be aware Show Notes 02:05 – Dr.Aashish introduces himself 05:35 – “Exercise as medicine” – optimum dose and overdose 08:20 – Factors to  consider before embarking on an exercise regimen 11:15 – “FITT” – Frequency, Intensity, Time …

# 28 – Dr.Aashish Contractor, runner, cardio rehabilitation and sports medicine expert, discusses key medical issues that athletes need to be aware Read More »

# 27 – Gene Dykes, one of only two persons to run sub-3 hour marathon after age 70, on his running journey, training, favourite races and more

Gene Dykes, one of only two persons to run sub-3 hour marathon after age 70, on his running journey, training, favourite races and more Show Notes 01:30 – Gene introduces himself 05:10 – Journey after first marathon at age 58 for next few years 08:10 – Approach to training before hiring a coach 10:15 – …

# 27 – Gene Dykes, one of only two persons to run sub-3 hour marathon after age 70, on his running journey, training, favourite races and more Read More »

# 26 – Jason Fitzgerald, 2:39 marathoner, coach and author discusses why strength training is essential for runners to improve performance and prevent injuries and how to approach strength training

Jason Fitzgerald, 2:39 marathoner, coach and author discusses why strength training is essential for runners to improve performance and prevent injuries and how to approach strength training, common mistakes and aspects of mental training Show Notes 01:50 – Jason introduces himself 06:50 – Jason explains how and why he started incorporating strength training, and its …

# 26 – Jason Fitzgerald, 2:39 marathoner, coach and author discusses why strength training is essential for runners to improve performance and prevent injuries and how to approach strength training Read More »