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

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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

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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

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# 52 – Michael Crawley, 2:20 Marathoner and author on Ethiopian running, shares his experience training with Ethiopian runners and his book “Out of Thin Air”

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# 51 – Kashyap Mody, 5-time “Comrades” finisher, discusses the race, its greatness, training and special moments

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# 50 – Synopsis II: Running with Power

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# 49 – Synopsis I: Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

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Q & A: 1 – Low Heart Rate Training; Advantages of Nasal Breathing and Barefoot/Minimalist Running

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# 47 – Shane Benzie, running form specialist, author and coach discusses his learnings from elite runners from East Africa and around the world

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# 46 – 2:51 marathoner, Yash Muthiyan, talks about his training and racing over last one year where he went from his first sub-3 hour marathon to multiple sub-3 marathons

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