The PodiumRunner Endurance Podcast is hosted by Ian Sharman, a professional ultra runner and coach with over 200 marathons or ultra finishes and more than 50 wins (www.sharmanultra.com, @sharmanian). We discuss training and racing topics with leading sports scientists and how to practically apply research findings for marathoners and ultra runners.
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Here’s episode 21:
Episode 21: Ask Me Anything with Ian Sharman
This final episode of the Endurance Podcast is a Q&A with host Ian Sharman, answering listeners’ questions emailed in advance.
The topics covered include:
- altitude training gimmicks;
- how to incorporate strength training around running;
- peaking for a big race that’s very difficult to get into, like Western States 100;
- how to benefit from weight vests;
- how to have a purpose behind every run. (Hear Ian discuss this in-depth on Trail Runner Nation.)
- whether power meters are useful;
- winter motivation;
- keto/LCHF diets for ultra runners; and
- other training and racing topics.