In this week's podcast we interview Chicago based journalist Brad Culp. His career includes being editor for triathlete magazine and former editor in chief for Lava magazine. He was also the media manager for the ITU triathlon series, so it's fair to say he's familiar with the triathlon scene. Brad is best known for his straight talking on issues relating to doping, ethics and politics in sport.
In this week's podcast we chat about the 1:59 project, the recent women's world marathon record and the World Athletics Championships. The Nike Oregon project is also a topic of conversation, as are the magic shoes. To cap it all off, we chat about Kona and the World Ironman Championships.
We interview former Welsh national swimmer Nathan Ford, who finished first in the 35-40 category at Ironman Wales. He was also 8th overall and the first age grouper to finish the course. We also discuss the event in general, plus Ironman's decision to choose an anti-inflammatory drug as an event sponsor, to assist athlete recovery..??
In this week's podcast, we interview elite distance runner and national indoor 3000m champion Andy Heyes. In addition to being an elite runner, Andy also works for UKAD (UK anti doping) and is chair of UK Athletics 'clean athletics' committee. We talk about training, the current position of UK distance running and his thoughts and views on doping in amateur and professional sport.
The application of sports science research and an interview with sports nutritionist Dr Gareth Wallis
In this week's podcast we discuss the application of sports science research, whether the interpretation is becoming 'click bait' and is it really being applied at grass roots level? We also interview Dr Gareth Wallis, lecturer is exercise metabolism and nutrition at the University of Birmingham and former advisor to companies such as Lucozade sport.
In this week's podcast, the theme is 'what's been on your mind'. Mike talks about choosing the right running shoes and common issues relating to calf injuries. Ian talks about race strategies following his 8th successful completion of the Lakeland 100 and we open open a can of worms by discussing 'mass participation V elite standards' in distance running. Remember you can find us on iTunes and Spotify.
This week we interview the 2019 Ironman UK champion Brian Fogarty. We talk about victory at his local race, family support, strength training, psychology and a host of other things.
In this week's episode, we talk about exercise in the heat and we interview the new Wainwrights record holder Paul Tierney. Paul is an ultra and runner based in Ambleside, who reduced thousands of trail runners to compulsive 'dot watchers' when he recently broke the Wainwrights record, raising a huge amount of money for the charity 'MIND' in the process. Paul, who is a running coach himself, tells us about the physical and mental challenge of keeping going for 6 days and 6 hours with minimal rest. His record is one of the greatest achievements within the world of ultra and trail running.