Show Notes

# 62 – Olympics Special – Part I: Nitin Sanker, Olympics aficionado, discusses India’s prospects at Tokyo 2020

Olympics Special – Part I: Nitin Sanker, Olympics aficionado, discusses India’s prospects at Tokyo 2020 Show Notes 01:05 – Nitin introduces himself 03:30 – Overall Indian Olympics squad and highlights 06:30 – Prospects in Athletics 10:40 – Prospects in Weightlifting 12:15 – Prospects in Hockey 13:35 – Prospects in Archery 19:10 – Prospects in Badminton …

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# 61 – Dr. Thomas ‘Tinman’ Schwartz, renowned running coach, on his training methods and how to become a better runner

Dr. Thomas ‘Tinman’ Schwartz, renowned running coach, on his training methods and how to become a better runner Show Notes 01:00 – Coach Tinman introduces himself and coaching from his High School days 12:25 – Key training principles: Critical velocity, longer intervals and training all systems 32:50 – Distinction between endurance and stamina 35:15 – …

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# 60 – Keshav Manik Tahla, 1000-time half marathoner, on his training with low heart rate and his journey

Keshav Manik Tahla, 1000-time half marathoner, on his training with low heart rate and his journey Show Notes 01:10 – Keshav introduces himself 02:35 – Embarking on 1000 half marathons 05:25 – Low Heart Rate training 09:35 – # of hours of training with low heart rate 17:00 – Combining Intermittent fasting with low heart …

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# 59 – Kun Li and Evan Schwartz of “Stryd”, on running with power, its advantages, key power training metrics and improving by running with power

Kun Li and Evan Schwartz of “Stryd”, on running with power, its advantages, key power training metrics and improving by running with power Show Notes 00:50 – Evolution of Stryd running power meter 05:30 – What is running with power? 07:35 – What does running power wattage represent? 10:05 – Advantages of training with running …

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# 58 – Deepak Raj, Co-founder of “Yoska” coaching, sub-3 marathoner and top triathlete, on his coaching philosophy and how to transition to triathlon

Deepak Raj, Co-founder of “Yoska” coaching, sub-3 marathoner and top triathlete, on his coaching philosophy and how to transition to triathlon Show Notes 01:30 – Deepak introduces himself 03:30 – Transition into coaching 05:25 – Initial challenges transitioning to triathlon 08:30 – How to choose your first your triathlon distance 10:15 – Overarching training principles …

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# 57 – Sam Winebaum, running shoes expert, on selecting shoes, cushioning, super fast shoes, his review method and upcoming brands

Sam Winebaum, running shoes expert, on selecting shoes, cushioning, super fast shoes, his review method and upcoming brands Show Notes 01:40 – Sam introduces himself and how roadtrailrun.com developed 11:35 – How running shoes evolved over the last 50 years 17:00 – Current super-fast shoes 21:00 – Views on cushioned shoes 26:35 – “Must have” …

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# 56 – Dr. Charles Samuels, renowned sleep expert, on the importance of sleep on health and athletic performance

Dr. Charles Samuels, renowned sleep expert, on the importance of sleep on health and athletic performance Show Notes 01:50 – Dr. Samuels introduces himself 08:45 – Applicability of sleep research on recreational athletes 11:50 – Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire 15:05 – Biggest cause for poor sleep: electronic screens 20:45 – How to set yourself up …

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# 55 – Dr. Bradford Cooper, elite Master’s endurance athlete, on Functional Mental Toughness, and on how to train and develop mental toughness

Dr. Bradford Cooper, elite Master’s endurance athlete, on Functional Mental Toughness, and on how to train and develop mental toughness Show Notes 01:30 – Dr. Cooper introduces himself 05:45 – What is Functional Mental Toughness (fMT)? 07:25 – Is mental toughness innate or can it be trained and developed? 14:00 – How to overcome poor …

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# 54 – Matthew Futterman, avid marathoner, journalist and author of “Running to the Edge” on his love for running, book and state of running currently

Matthew Futterman, avid marathoner, journalist and author of “Running to the Edge” on his love for running, book and state of running currently Show Notes 02:30 – Matt introduces himself 08:25 – “Running to the Edge” book and Bob Larsen 11:10 – Transformation of American distance running from year 2000 13:55 – Lessons from Bob …

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# 53 – Deena Kastor, fastest American Women’s Marathoner and author of “Let Your Mind Run” on her running and life philosophy, career and book

Deena Kastor, fastest American Women’s Marathoner and author of “Let Your Mind Run” on her running and life philosophy, career and book Show Notes 02:00 – Deena gets into running at age 11 04:05 – Let your Mind Run book – what can you expect 06:30 – Coach Vigil and “good attitude” 09:20 – Deena’s …

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