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191. Icon Dean Karnazes on the Future of Ultras, His Competitive Drive, and His Advice to You

The Strength Running Podcast

Release Date: 04/20/2021

200. Chris Napier PT, PhD on Form, Strength, and the Best Injury Prevention Strategies show art 200. Chris Napier PT, PhD on Form, Strength, and the Best Injury Prevention Strategies

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Chris Napier quite literally wrote the book on the . He is a professor of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver as well as a practicing physiotherapist, 2:33 marathoner, and medal winner at the Canadian Track & Field Championships in 1996 and 1997. Chris earned his diploma in Sport Physiotherapy and has a PhD in Running Biomechanics and Injury Prevention. With his academic background, Chis shares his knowledge on what the research has proven out and what we've learned from experience. In this conversation, we talk about: Who should modify their cadence...

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199. Is a 10-Day Training Cycle Right For You? (with Mario Fraioli) show art 199. Is a 10-Day Training Cycle Right For You? (with Mario Fraioli)

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Our guest today is coach Mario Fraioli, a 2:27 marathoner who hosts and publishes the newsletter of the same name. Mario coaches a wide variety of elite and sub-elite runners and has been involved in the running industry as an editor, book author, coach, podcaster, speaker, and thought leader for the better part of two decades. He’s also one fast dude, running a blistering 4:09 mile. And I’m very fortunate to call Mario a friend. In this conversation, we're discussing longer training cycles and why you might be interested (or not) in lengthening the cycle in which you plan your training....

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198. How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide, with Coach Alli Felsenthal show art 198. How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide, with Coach Alli Felsenthal

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Alli Felsenthal is a certified running coach, personal trainer, Boston Qualifier, 86-minute half marathoner, fitness class instructor, and host of the . She came to running later in life but has progressed quickly after leaving her corporate job and focusing all of her attention on her coaching and running. She has an interesting story of why she made the leap and how she was able to start a successful career in the fitness industry. Alli is hard-working, gritty, and determined. She passes those traits on to her clients and helps them to achieve their running goals. Today, we're talking about...

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197. Race Strategy Fundamentals: How to Pace Every Type of Race show art 197. Race Strategy Fundamentals: How to Pace Every Type of Race

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This episode is about racing and the pacing approaches available to you to help you run your best. Most of us would love to run faster and a big part of that is how you approach racing.  But I’ve gotten countless questions about race strategy over the years, like… How do I negative split a marathon? Should I run even splits or run the first few miles slower? How do I get through the middle of a race where I always slow down? When do I know if I should go out really fast? And I want to give you a set of guiding principles that will help you select the race strategy that works best...

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196. Injury Prevention Q&A with Cohost Tina Muir show art 196. Injury Prevention Q&A with Cohost Tina Muir

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Tina Muir is a former pro runner and the host of the  and . She’s an 11-time All-American athlete and elite athlete for Great Britain who has run in two British Olympic Trials. In this episode we talk about: Recognizing Importance of your body's physiology to help with injury prevention Can you be a ? How to manage pain Top factors in injury prevention (this one may surprise you!) Links & Resources from the Show: Connect with Tina on her Follow her on Check out the Learn more about human physiology from Brad Beer on or Other episodes with Tina: Invest in  ...

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195. Peter Bromka on Pacing the Pro’s and Seeing Desiree Linden Break the 50k WR show art 195. Peter Bromka on Pacing the Pro’s and Seeing Desiree Linden Break the 50k WR

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Peter Bromka recently got to pace Chirine Njeim to a 2:36 marathon PR in pursuit of qualifying for the Olympics. On the same course, at the same time, Desiree Linden broke 3 hours in the 50K ultramarathon and set a new world record. Peter is here to share his experience of this event. Peter is an incredible athlete in his own right. He was a very competitive runner for Tufts University, running 15:16 for 5K, who ended up running his first marathon post-collegiately in 2:56. Over the years, he lowered his best to a staggering 2:19:03, just 3 seconds off from the Olympic Trials...

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194. Coach Kevin Carr on Functional Training, Multiplanar Exercises, and Movement Quality show art 194. Coach Kevin Carr on Functional Training, Multiplanar Exercises, and Movement Quality

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Strength and conditioning coach Kevin Carr has worked with Olympians and many other types of athletes. He has amassed a wealth of experience in functional anatomy, sports performance, and personal training. He is also the coauthor of the new book . Kevin has a bachelor's in kinesiology, he’s a licensed massage therapist, and has numerous professional certifications in the functional movement screen, NeuroKinetic Therapy, functional range conditioning, and a lot more. In today's episode we're talking about ways to help runners strength, power, and mobility. We also cover topics on: Why...

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193. Running and Identity: How Endeavorun CEO Jake Tuber is Making a Comeback and Navigating Uncertainty show art 193. Running and Identity: How Endeavorun CEO Jake Tuber is Making a Comeback and Navigating Uncertainty

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Jake Tuber is a part-time graduate school professor, a former college teammate of mine, and the creative force behind the . He is a sprinter turned distance runner with a story about how his first real injury caused a downward spiral amid the pandemic. Jake doesn't claim to have the answers or enlightened moments where the truth was revealed. He struggled through the many things that life threw at him and came out on the other end. He's here today to share some of the raw moments along his journey. Our conversation has some great takeaways that I think all runners can benefit from: -...

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192. Dr. Stacy Sims On Female Physiology and Training Differences Between the Sexes show art 192. Dr. Stacy Sims On Female Physiology and Training Differences Between the Sexes

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Everything from training to fueling has predominantly been researched on men and written about by men. Women’s hormonal variations tend to skew research data so those results are often thrown out. As a professional triathlete, Dr. Stacy Sims recognized that she was poorly served by the same recommendations that male athletes were getting. So she set out to change that through her work.  She has written a book called where she breaks down her message that “women are not small men”. Women can learn to cater their training, nutrition, and hydration when they understand the changes...

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191. Icon Dean Karnazes on the Future of Ultras, His Competitive Drive, and His Advice to You show art 191. Icon Dean Karnazes on the Future of Ultras, His Competitive Drive, and His Advice to You

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Dean Karnazes is an ultra endurance athlete who is highly regarded well beyond the world of running. He was named by TIME magazine as one of the most 100 influential people in the world, he is an ESPN ESPY winner, a three-time winner of Competitor Magazine’s Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year award, and recipient of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition lifetime achievement award.  Dean has a long list of impressive accomplishments, best told through his own narrative in the . A short summary of his endeavors includes: Running 350 miles in one go Doing a...

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Dean Karnazes is an ultra endurance athlete who is highly regarded well beyond the world of running. He was named by TIME magazine as one of the most 100 influential people in the world, he is an ESPN ESPY winner, a three-time winner of Competitor Magazine’s Endurance Sports Athlete of the Year award, and recipient of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition lifetime achievement award. 

Dean has a long list of impressive accomplishments, best told through his own narrative in the Ultramarathon Man. A short summary of his endeavors includes:

  • Running 350 miles in one go
  • Doing a marathon at the South Pole
  • Completing 50 marathons in 50 consecutive days
  • Winning the 135 mile Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley

He has also written a new book, A Runner's High: My Life in Motion, where he takes readers on a journey through his career highlights and getting back into the game of ultra endurance running. 

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