Show Notes

# 20 – Part II with Alex Hutchinson, world-famous author. How to reduce the perception of effort, approaches to hydration and insights from the ‘Breaking-2 hour barrier in marathon’ project

Episode SummaryAlex discusses the various approaches to hydration, perception of effort and how to reduce it, insights from Nike’s “Breaking-2” project, Vapor Fly shoes and the likely timeframe for sub-2 marathon in a race Show Notes 02:10 – Approaches to hydration13:20 – Perception of effort and how to reduce it23:50 – Insights from “Breaking-2” project …

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# 19 – Part I with Alex Hutchinson, a world-famous author. On mind-body connection on limits to endurance performance, pain threshold & tolerance and how to improve pain tolerance

Episode SummaryAlex discusses “central governor” theory of mind-body connection in limits to endurance performance, and whether it is conscious or unconscious. Then we discuss difference between pain threshold & tolerance and how to improve pain tolerance Show Notes 02:35 – Alex introduces himself09:50 – Alex talks about his breakthru’ in 1500 m racing17:35 – “Central …

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# 18 – Andy Blow, world-class expert on nutrition and hydration, on sodium’s importance, cramping and correctly planning hydration, electrolytes and calories

Andy discussed the vital importance of sodium in endurance performance; determining sodium needs thru’ a sweat test; cramping and planning for calories, fluids and electrolytes independently Show Notes 00:50 – Details to free one-on-one consultation with Precision Hydration and product discount (Free consultation)03:15 – Andy introduces himself04:20 – Importance of sodium in endurance performance05:55 – …

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# 17 – S.Ramakrishnan (Ramky), founder of Sportsmechanics, explains sports analytics, its applications, how to use it and promising new areas in sports analytics

S.Ramakrishnan (Ramky), founder of Sportsmechanics,  explains sports analytics, its applications, how to use it and promising new areas in sports analytics Show Notes 01:00 – Ramky introduces himself and how he got into sports analytics03:05 – Concept of sports analytics04:50 – Competitive analysis and end-game analytics06:30 – Applicability of sports analytics in multiple sports and …

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# 16 – Vince Varallo, runner and author, talks about his 9 year journey to sub-3 marathon, the iconic Boston marathon and mindset of elites

Vince Varallo, runner and author,  talks about his 9 year journey to sub-3 marathon, the iconic Boston marathon, Boston Buddies group and mindset of elites Show Notes 01:10 – Vince introduces himself and talks about his first marathon in 201007:40 – Vince discusses his next few races and how he got very close to 3 …

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# 15 – Simon Wegerif, explains Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and its importance, “total load”, how to measure & interpret HRV and ways to improve HRV

Simon Wegerif, explains Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and its importance, concept of  “total load”, how to measure & interpret HRV and ways to improve HRV. He discusses sympathetic and parasympathetic body systems, as well as “ithlete pro”. Show Notes 01:00 – Simon introduces himself03:40 – What is Heart Rate Variability (HRV)?05:30 – Concept of total …

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# 14 – 2:40s marathoner and acclaimed musician, Rory Stuart on “purposeful running” concept, “Joy of Running” course and connecting diverse interests

2:40s marathoner, acclaimed Jazz Guitarist, coach, teacher and author, Rory Stuart talks about his concept of “purposeful running”, how to avoid and deal with injuries, his “Joy of Running” University course and how he connects his diverse interests. Rory also plays a tune for the listeners. Show Notes 01:20 – Rory introduces himself04:15 – Rory …

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#13 – Dr.Swapnil Mate, renowned Physiotherapist talks about injury prevention, common injuries, stretching protocols and recovery methods

Dr.Swapnil Mate, renowned Physiotherapist talks about the need for regular physical evaluation, common athletic and running injuries, their prevention and recovery protocols, factors to consider in a running shoe, importance of dynamic stretching and proprioception exercises Show Notes 01:25 – Swapnil introduces himself and how he got into exercise physiotherapy 02:35  – Common types of athletic …

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# 12 – Dr.Stephen Seiler discusses his pioneering 8-level training hierarchy pyramid from most to least important, as well as polarized training

World famous Exercise Physiologist, Dr. Stephen Seiler, on his pioneering work on the 8-level training hierarchy pyramid from most important to least important: Training volume; high intensity training; intensity distribution; planning/periodization; micro-periodisation; specific adaptations like heat and altitude; race pace training and tapering. We also discuss polarized training and mind-body connection.  Show Notes 01:05 – …

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# 11 – Roopali Mehta, Nutritionist & 3:23 marathoner, discusses nutrition principles to help you become a better athlete

Roopali talks about the most important nutrition principle and then discusses 10 key diet principles. How vegetarians can get adequate protein thru’ diet and views on intermittent fasting and diets like keto and paleo. Show Notes01:15 – Roopali talks about how she got into nutrition06:20  – Key running experiences and lessons10:30 – The importance of …

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