Show Notes

# 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 »

# 25 – Ajeet and Deeya Bajaj, World’s first parent-child duo to climb Mount Everest from Tibet side, on their journey, physical and mental conditioning and how to overcome challenges

Ajeet and Deeya Bajaj, world’s first parent-child duo to climb Mount Everest from Tibet side, on their journey, physical and mental conditioning and how to overcome challenges Show Notes 02:00 – Ajeet and Deeya introduce themselves and how they got into adventure sports 04:25 – Deeya on balancing adventure sports and other activities like education …

# 25 – Ajeet and Deeya Bajaj, World’s first parent-child duo to climb Mount Everest from Tibet side, on their journey, physical and mental conditioning and how to overcome challenges Read More »

# 24 – 2:44 marathoner Floris Gierman takes us thru’ the concepts of Low Heart Rate training using the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) methods

Floris used MAF training principles to make significant breakthroughs. He explains the concept, how to train, to measure progress and role of strength training, nutrition and recovery. Show Notes 02:05 – Floris introduces himself and his first two marathons 10:30 – Key aspects of low heart rate training 18:30 – When to add speed work …

# 24 – 2:44 marathoner Floris Gierman takes us thru’ the concepts of Low Heart Rate training using the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) methods Read More »

#23 – Patrick McKeown, world-famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises

Patrick McKeown, world famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises Show Notes 01:50 – Patrick introduces himself and talks about the benefits of nasal breathing and Buteyko breathing method 08:45 – Concept of functional breathing 13:45 – Patrick discusses the importance of …

#23 – Patrick McKeown, world-famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises Read More »

# 22 –“Female Ultramarathon Runner of India”, Anjali Saraogi, takes us on her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals

Anjali has been named ‘Female Ultramarathon Runner of India’ multiple times and she talks about her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals Show Notes 01:45 – Introduction to Anjali 03:25 – Exercise and activities prior to starting running 04:10 – Anjali’s first few races …

# 22 –“Female Ultramarathon Runner of India”, Anjali Saraogi, takes us on her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals Read More »

# 21 – Combining Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for high-performance, health and happiness – with Mark Bunn, top athlete and bestselling author

Mark Bunn, AFL Player, author, speaker and podcaster has combined Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for three decades for high-performance, health and happiness Show Notes 02:30 – Introduction to Mark 05:10 – Mark’s initial days of introducing ayurvedic and ancient techniques to training 06:50 – Mark’s transition to writing, speaking and podcasting 08:35 …

# 21 – Combining Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for high-performance, health and happiness – with Mark Bunn, top athlete and bestselling author Read More »

# 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 …

# 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 Read More »

# 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 …

# 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 Read More »

# 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 – …

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