Half Marathon

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

Q & A: 1 – Low Heart Rate Training; Advantages of Nasal Breathing and Barefoot/Minimalist Running Show Notes 01:10 – Low Heart Rate Training 10:20 – Nasal breathing 17:20 – Barefoot/minimalist running Podcasts to check out for more information on topics covered in this episode On low heart rate training: Episode 24 with Floris Gierman …

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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

Shane Benzie, running form specialist, author and coach discusses his learnings from elite runners from East Africa and around the world Show Notes 01:30 – Introduction to Shane 05:55 – Movement lessons from working with sharks 09:25 – Why is running movement important 12:00 – Initially assessing a runner’s movement 16:00 – Basic building blocks …

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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

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 Show Notes 01:30 – Introduction to Yash 04:25 – Keeping motivation high during initial days of pandemic 08:05 – Training plans used during last one year 13:10 – …

# 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 Read More »

# 45 – Barefoot marathoner and top Master’s runner, Thomas Bobby Philip, discusses his journey to 7 sub-3 hour marathons, training and motivation

Barefoot marathoner and top Master’s runner, Thomas Bobby Philip, discusses his journey to 7 sub-3 hour marathons, training and motivation Show Notes 00:20 – Introduction to Bobby 05:25 – Early lessons and pitfalls to avoid 08:15 – Importance of aspects like strength training to be a better runner 12:05 – Typical run training week 14:25 …

# 45 – Barefoot marathoner and top Master’s runner, Thomas Bobby Philip, discusses his journey to 7 sub-3 hour marathons, training and motivation Read More »

# 44 – Steven Sashen, founder of Xero Shoes, discusses the various advantages of natural movement running, minimalist shoes and how to transition to minimalist running

Steven Sashen, founder of Xero Shoes, discusses the various advantages of natural movement running, minimalist shoes and how to transition to minimalist running Show Notes 00:55 – Steven introduces himself and creating Xero Shoes 04:55 – Do running shoes prevent injuries? 13:35 – ‘Natural movement running’ and its advantages 18:15 – Big shoe companies and …

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# 43 – Mahesh Jayaraman, founder of “Sepalika”, discusses diabetes, how to make simple lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and non-allopathic approaches to diabetes

Mahesh Jayaraman, founder of “Sepalika”, discusses diabetes, how to make simple lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and non-allopathic approaches to diabetes Show Notes 01:50 – Mahesh introduces himself and Sepalika 05:20 –Why India has become Type 2 diabetes capital 12:45 – Importance of measuring insulin to determine diabetes 22:25 – Diabetes shows up as early …

# 43 – Mahesh Jayaraman, founder of “Sepalika”, discusses diabetes, how to make simple lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and non-allopathic approaches to diabetes Read More »

# 42 – Nick Butter, the first and only person to run a marathon in every country in the world, talks about his epic adventure and what motivates him

Nick Butter, the first and only person to run a marathon in every country in the world, talks about his epic adventure and what motivates him Show Notes 00:55 – Nick introduces himself 02:30 – The inspiration behind ‘running the world’ 07:00 – Initial challenges faced 09:55 – Logistics – the biggest hurdle 15:35 – …

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# 41 – 25 time Ironman finisher and coach, Kaustubh ‘Kau’ Radkar, discusses his journey, coaching and what it takes to be a good triathlete

25 time Ironman finisher and coach, Kaustubh ‘Kau’ Radkar, discusses his journey, coaching and what it takes to be a good triathlete Show Notes 01:00 – Kau introduces himself 05:10 – How to transition into triathlon and initial challenges 08:15 – Basic training principles 11:10 – How to apportion your training time between different events …

# 41 – 25 time Ironman finisher and coach, Kaustubh ‘Kau’ Radkar, discusses his journey, coaching and what it takes to be a good triathlete Read More »

# 40 – Amit Bhattacharjee, 400 km ultramarathoner who trains using low heart rate (MAF) method discusses his journey, training and what motivates him

Amit Bhattacharjee, 400 km ultramarathoner who trains using low heart rate (MAF) method discusses his journey, training and what motivates him Show Notes 01:35 – Amit introduces himself 11:50 – Basics of MAF method 17:35 – Minimum # of hours of training for MAF method 22:35 – Incorporation of speed workouts into MAF 27:55 – …

# 40 – Amit Bhattacharjee, 400 km ultramarathoner who trains using low heart rate (MAF) method discusses his journey, training and what motivates him Read More »

# 39 – Priyanka Rajani, runner, founder of “Fuel your Transformation”, nutritionist and strength & fitness coach, discusses her training and nutrition methods

Priyanka Rajani, runner, founder of “Fuel your Transformation”, nutritionist and strength & fitness coach, discusses her training and nutrition methods Show Notes 00:40 – Priyanka introduces herself 03:20 – How Priyanka approaches strength and fitness 07:15 – Main areas of weaknesses in athletes 08:55 – Causes of weaknesses in athletes 11:40 – Views on stretching …

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