# 32 – Olympic Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra discusses his journey, importance of focus, mental resilience, his current work with IOC on mental health and initiatives of Abhinav Bindra Foundation

Olympic Gold Medalist Abhinav Bindra discusses his journey, importance of focus, mental resilience, his current work with IOC on mental health and initiatives of Abhinav Bindra Foundation. Show Notes 01:10 – The early days and initiation into the world of shooting 04:10 – Facing set backs and official skepticism early, and lessons learnt 07:20 – …

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# 31 – 2:24 marathoner, Doctor and Author, Dr.Mark Cucuzzella on low heart rate training, common injuries, barefoot running and mobility

2:24 marathoner, Doctor and Author, Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on low heart rate training, common injuries, barefoot running and mobility Show Notes 02:10 – Dr.Mark introduces himself 07:30 – How Dr.Mark adopted “MAF” method of running 13:10 – Why you should do short sprints every time you run 14:10 – Dr. Mark explains “awakening your springs” …

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# 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 …

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# 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 – …

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# 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 …

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# 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 …

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# 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 …

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#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 …

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