The Life of an Elite Runner with Tina Muir

The Life of an Elite Runner with Tina Muir

Have you ever dreamed about what it would be like to run at the elite level.   Can you hear your adoring fans?  See the sponsorship deals and the truck loads of shoes and gear that show up to your door?

In our interview with 11 time All-American Tina Muir we find that running at the elite level is more hard work than dreams.  Learn how you can take the principles she uses in her own training to improve your own running!

Training for a Half with Hal Higdon

Training for a Half with Hal Higdon

Have you ever looked for a training plan online?  If so, there is a really good chance you landed on one of Hal Higdon's.  Hal has created training plan for 5k to marathons that millions have used throughout the year.  This week we dive into the most popular race in America, the Half Marathon.

In Hal's latest book (Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training) he covers where to begin, what to focus on, how to pace yourself, how to avoid injury, how to track your progress and how to improve.  

Peak Performance with Dr. Anders Ericsson

Peak Performance with Dr. Anders Ericsson

Have you ever wanted to reach your ultimate potential with running?  What is your peak, how fast or far can you actually go, is qualifying for Boston ever in your future?  

This week we talk with the leading authority in expertise and dive into a new approach that can allow you to master nearly any skill.  Dr. Anders Ericsson has made his career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens.  

Dr. Ericsson has just released Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise.  Learn how you can take a new approach to acquiring the skills you need to becoming a better runner!

Telling the Story of the Barkley Marathons

Telling the Story of the Barkley Marathons

Many call the Barkley Marathons the hardest race in the world.  Less than 15 people have ever finished in its 30 year history.  With an elevation change of twice the height of Everest and a 120 ish mile course, this is a race that is unlike anything else you have ever heard of.

This week we are excited to chat with Annika Itis and Timothy Kane, the directors of an incredible documentary that dives into the race.  Join us as we learn what it took to tell The Barkley story.

Born to Run with Coach Eric Orton

Born to Run with Coach Eric Orton

One of the most popular running books of all time is Christopher McDougall's Born to Run.  The book dives into the world of Mexico's Copper Canyons and the Tarahumara Indians.  In order to prepare for the adventure Christopher needed a coach and that is where Eric Orton comes in.  

Join us this week as we learn what it was like to be apart of the journey of Born to Run as well as Eric's coaching philosophy when it comes to trails and strengthening your feet. 

Don't Run on Empty with Tailwind Nutrition

Don't Run on Empty with Tailwind Nutrition

Have you ever had a hard time figuring out how to fuel on a long run?  What about aches and pains during the middle making you look for your closest bathroom?   Tailwind Nutrition was created as an answer to that problem and approaches nutrition differently than you typical gel or sports drink.  This week we chat with Tailwind's founder Jenny Vierling.  Learn how you can improve how you fuel on your next long run! 

The Lore of Running with Dr. Tim Noakes

The Lore of Running with Dr. Tim Noakes

There aren't too many people who have had an impact on the sport of running like Dr. Tim Noakes.  He is the author of The Lore of Running which many of our past podcast guests have mentioned as their favorite running book of all time.  Dr. Noakes is professor emeritus at the University of Cape Town with a doctorate in science.  We dive into his research, training advice and low carb performance.

Plus he is from South Africa which makes for a great accent!

Transform your Life with Josh LaJuanie

Transform your Life with Josh LaJuanie

Have you ever thought something was impossible?  At 400+ pounds Josh LaJaunie had a love/hate relationship with food.  Hailing from the Bayou of Louisiana, Josh loved to eat it but hated the results.  After the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl in 2010, Josh saw how even the most impossible of goals can be conquered.  Join us this week as we find out how Josh used running to transform his life and overcome the impossible.

Making the Mizuno Wave Catalyst with Zach Gray

Making the Mizuno Wave Catalyst with Zach Gray

Join us as we go behind the scenes to see what it take to create a new running shoe.  Zach Gray is on the product development team of Mizuno and he gives us an inside look at how the Wave Catalyst got made.  From early concepts, to product testing to marketing and launch you will learn all the work that goes into creating your favorite running shoes!

Setting American Records with Deena Kastor

Setting American Records with Deena Kastor

Deena Kastor holds the American record for the Half Marathon and full Marathon.  She won bronze in the 2004 Olympics and is at 8 time NCAA All-American.  Needless to say, she could probably beat you in a race.  Join us this week as we dive into how she got into running, how she balances family and career as well as her duties as the president of the ASICS Mammoth Track Club!