Winter cold, dark, slippery, and uncomfortable - but you still need to get outdoors and train! From what to wear, the mindset you need, how to adjust workouts, and all our rationale for "why", today is a winter running PSA.
Rich Ryan returns to for an Intro to Sports Nutrition. We cover a variety of basic nutrition terms, break down how to calculate your caloric needs as an athlete, and give an overview of the most common diets and nutrition plans. Enjoy!
When can I run again? How much volume can I do? When is it safe to begin speed work? How do I even know if my body is ready? Returning to running after missing time with an injury can be a scary and confusing process, so today we make it easier for you!
Endurance legend Amelia Boone joins us for a must listen episode of race stories, injuries, comebacks and her personal struggle with a life long eating disorder. A multiple time world champion despite enduring setbacks and challenges that most people would never come back from, Amelia delivers a message that we all need to hear.
We receive more questions about Easy Runs than any other running topic, especially after the "What Should Hard Feel Like" episode. Today will address all those questions and more! From when to run Easy and how to identify your Easy effort to what Easy should feel like both physically and mentally, this episode will give you the tools to correctly polarize your training.
We opened to doors up for ANY question to be asked! You surprised us with your maturity, as we only got two defecation based questions. From Bachelorette questions and "who would win in a fight" to actual running submissions, this episode has a bit of everything!
We seemed to have a theme amongst the questions we received this week: Easy Runs, HR Training, Fitting Workouts in on Restricted Time, and Structuring Your Season. We love that people are diving into the nitty gritty of training, so we answered them all!
If you've ever ran, biked, or hiked on a trail, this interview will hit home! Adam Buck is a professional trail builder who also happens to have been a high school track star turned pro mountain biker, sponsored by Red Bull. He's lived a wild life, most of which has taken place in the great outdoors.
Everyone talks about racing hard, a hard workout, a hard interval session, a hard tempo run. But what does Hard really look and feel like? Pacing yourself based off effort is tricky but it is a super valuable skill to develop. We cover the key feelings and mental cues to be hitting during races and training in order to nail that effort!
Rich Ryan of the Reinforced Running Podcast swings by today! Rich is a fast runner, successful podcaster, excellent endurance and nutrition coach, and has been hitting some really fast time trials lately! We chat through his transition from college running to OCR racing, eating disorders, trying to train for off road racing while living in downtown Philly, and his nutritional philosophy for endurance athletes.