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# 72 – Dr.Satyanand Shastri, renowned lung surgeon, on respiratory health, its importance and how to maintain a healthy respiratory system

Dr.Satyanand Shastri, renowned lung surgeon, on respiratory health, its importance and how maintain a healthy respiratory system Show Notes 01:15 – Dr. Shastri introduces himself 02:15 – Why is respiratory health important? 06:35 – Over-arching principles for respiratory health 13:30 – Improving your immediate environment for good quality air 18:35 – Advantages of nasal breathing …

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# 71 – Bart Yasso, the running legend, on his career, motivation, favourite races, Yasso 800s and his books

Bart Yasso, the running legend, on his career, motivation, favourite races, Yasso 800s and his books Show Notes 01:15 – How it all started for Bart 04:35 – Bart’s key motivational factors 06:00 – Advice to new runners 08:40 – How to deal with running frustrations? 13:10 – Bart’s love for trail running 15:00 – …

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# 70 – Madhur Kotharay, multi-decade marathoner on supplements for health and performance

Madhur Kotharay, multi-decade marathoner on supplements for health and performance Show Notes 01:05 – Madhur introduces himself 04:00 – Madhur shares a few running anecdotes 11:25 – Supplements: Why they work? 16:40 – Key supplements for everyone 31:15 – Caffeine: A key performance enhancing supplement 33:15 – Beetroot for performance enhancement 35:15 – “i-Race” to …

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# 69 – Dr. Michael Snyder, Chair of Genetics at Stanford University, on importance of biomonitoring of health parameters, continuous glucose monitoring, wearables and ageing

Dr. Michael Snyder, Chair of Genetics at Stanford University, on importance of biomonitoring of health parameters, continuous glucose monitoring, wearables and ageing Show Notes 01:10 – Dr.Snyder introduces himself and his current areas of work 02:00 – Importance of wearables for health monitoring 06:20 – The most important health parameters to monitor 11:55 – Continuous …

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# 68 – Keith Bateman, multiple World Records holder, coach and author on the critical importance of good running technique

Keith Bateman, World Records holder, coach and author on the critical importance of good running technique Show Notes 01:35 – Keith introduces himself 06:25 – Most important running technique: Avoid over-striding 07:45 – Over-striding and why it is bad for running 12:30 – How to determine over-striding? 15:40 – Side-on video recording to determine over-striding …

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# 67 – Sage Canaday, elite runner and coach, on his running journey and coaching methods

Episode Summary Sage Canaday, elite runner and coach, on his running journey and coaching methods Show Notes 01:25 – Sage introduces himself 03:25 – Learnings from coaching 05:20 – How Sage evaluates a new athlete 07:20 – Overarching training principles 09:15 – Preferred measure of effort 11:10 – Challenges faced when switching terrains and distances …

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# 66 – Mihira Khopkar, accomplished nutritionist, on pillars of nutrition, planning nutrition for elite athletes and related topics

Mihira Khopkar, accomplished nutritionist, on pillars of nutrition, planning nutrition for elite athletes and related topics Show Notes 01:55 – Mihira introduces herself 06:30 – Basic nutrition principles 09:35 – Four pillars of building a nutrition plan 15:40 – Proteins: how to plan and options 22:45 – Planning your fats 26:25 – Evaluating different diets …

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# 65 – Greg McMillan, world-renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner

Greg McMillan, world-renowned running coach, on his training philosophy, running pace calculator and how to become a better runner Show Notes 01:05 – Coach Greg introduces himself 02:25 – Differences between real-world coaching and academic coaching concepts 04:30 – How Coach Greg evaluates a new athlete 06:55 – Overarching training principles 10:35 – Key workouts …

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# 64 – Dr.Martin Ian Jones on elevating human performance

Dr.Martin Ian Jones on elevating human performance Show Notes 01:00 – Dr. Jones introduces himself 03:35 – Foundational principles of elevating performance 05:45 – Importance of sleep in elevating performance 09:25 – Psychology of elevating performance 15:00 – Practicing skills like self-talk 18:00 – Focusing on developing your cognitive skills 26:00 – Transferability of cognitive …

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# 63 – Olympics Special – Part II: Nitin Sanker, Olympics aficionado, discusses India’s prospects at Tokyo 2020

Olympics Special – Part II: Nitin Sanker, Olympics aficionado, discusses India’s prospects at Tokyo 2020 Show Notes 01:00 – Prospects in Wrestling 13:50 – Prospects in Shooting 26:00 – Summary of medal prospects from “top 8” sports 28:45 – Prospects in the other 10 sports 34:10 – Listener questions Follow Nitin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nitin.sanker LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nitinsanker/ …

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