14 - The Science of Running with Alex Hutchinson

BACKGROUND INFO: Alex Hutchinson

  • Former physicist, lifelong runner, and sports science journalist

  • Sweat Science columnist for Runner's World Magazin

  • Ph.D in physics from the University of Cambridge

  • Former middle and long distance runner for the Canadian National Team

We Go Into More Detail About

  • Alex's transition from physics to journalism
  • What it will take to break the 2 hour mark in the marathon
  • Glycogen vs Fat energy stores
  • Usain Bolt vs Mo Farah?

Links and Resources

Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?: Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise