On this week's show we speak to talk about training the mind. Professor Andy Lane joins us as we discuss- How can you elicit greater performance by focusing on improving mental strength. We discuss a research project called 'Resist' that you can be a part of and he gives his ideas for incorporating mental training into your running. We also discuss our World Cup bets and Jermaine's encounter with some 17'5 inch biceps.
Cooor its hot! How do you cope with running in the heat? We spoke to Ultra Runner, Tom Evans, fresh from his bronze medal at the World Ultra Trail Championships. We talk about how he took up competitve Ultra Running after a boozy bet, who he trains for the longer distances, and how he specifically trains for hot ultra races. We also discuss Jermaine's over active imagination, driving buses through puddles and Shaun's pitiful attempt to run sun 30mins at 10k.
It's summer, Autumn Marathon's are a long way off- it's time you try something new. On this fortnight's show we talk about one of the most exciting track races on the UK calendar- forthcoming Night of the 10000m PB's taking place at London's Parliament Hill Track on May 19th. We talk to man behind the event- Ben Pochee. We discuss how and why he came up with the idea and how the event has developed over the last 5 years. We also talk to Rob Wilson from Soar, and Hannah Viner and Chris Rainsford from Left Spike Fanzine about what they are looking forward to this Saturday.
This week we talk about post race reflection and planning- how do you recover from your goal race and plan for the next one? We speak to Rekik, Co-Founder of Run Africa who provide altitude training camps in Addis Ababa that benefit the local athletics community. We also celebrate the performance of listener, Richard McDowell, (aka the Turbo Ferret) at the London Marathon! We also discuss racing pencils, staring at men's shorts and 'being more anorak'.
On this week's show, a London Marathon Special, we discuss how people deal with 'in-race demons'- the little voice in your head that tills you to quit. We speak to London debutante, Rebecca Murray, who is lining up on the elite field this year. We also discuss bald women leaving babies on buses, avoid a diplomatic row with Malaysia, and wax lyrical about being Europeans!
On this week's show we discuss Running Technique. We talk about our own form foibles; Jermaine's tripod foot and Shauns camp arm, and we discuss why you might seek to make a change. Most importantly we talk to Steve Connor, former British Universities Champ and top Sports Podiatrist. He discuss how he works with runners and some common issues amongst us. He also sheds some light on the state of top UK runner, Charlotte Purdue's septic feet.... Oh and sorry about Jermaine's bus story- don't listen to this show while eating.
On this fortnight's show we speak to Team New Balance Athlete Lauren Howarth. We talk about the major impact a period of 'clean eating' has had on her long term career and health. We talk about the difficulty of finding the right advice and the impact of her current coach, Steve Vernon, has had in getting her back on track. We also discuss the Hackney Half Prize Draw, Jermaine's snowboarding skills and Shaun's desire to present the One Show
In this fortnights show we discuss injury prevention- keeping our bodies on the thin line between niggle and injury. We speak to top physio Jorin Kamps, in Iten, Kenya. He treats some of the top runners in the world- including Wilson Kipsang, Dennis Kimetto and Zane Robertson.
We also discuss the National Cross Country Championships with Left Spike Fanzines Hannah Viner and discuss all the usual guff- including frying pan spats, throwing shopping trolleys off bridges and burning glutes. Magic
On this weeks show we talk to Jessica Frey, General Manager at Virgin Sport and Nick Kershaw from Impact Marathons about the different events they help to coordinate. We get 'contemplative' about how and why we choose our races, Jermaine explains his dodgy Instagram pics and Shaun demonstrates his knowledge of celebrity reality shows.