3 Simple Ways to Determine if You are Running Easy Enough: Matt Fitzgerald
Before we reintroduced the podcast, Jeff and I created a survey for our subscribers to give their feedback on how we could improve the podcast, and also what you would like to see in the future of the podcast. I have listened to your responses, and tried to reach out to as many of the guest requests as possible.
Of course a few patterns emerged, and wHoe found some guests were requested over and over. However, the guest that was by far the most popular, was my guest today. This confused me a little as he had actually already been on the podcast twice already.
It was only once I listened to his two epiosdes that I could see why.He was absolutely fascinating, and such a pioneer within our running world. I loved his approach, and he is the kind of person you could go to a lecture from, and actually enjoy listening to what they have to say.
I then knew that I had to bring him back on the show. Not only did YOU want him, but now I had all these questions that I wanted to ask, that I was sure you would be curious about too.
My guest today is
- Author of over 20 books;
- Racing Weight, Brain Training for Runners, Diet Cults, 80/20 Running, and How Bad Do You Want it? Links to all of these in the resources below
- Writer for Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Outside, Shape, Stuff, and Women’s Health.
- Certified by the International Society of Sports Nutrition
- Served as a consultant to numerous sports nutrition companies
- Serves as a training intelligence specialist for PEAR Sports
- Endurance sports coach
- Cherry Marketing Institute ambassador
Some of the topics Matt and I are going to discuss today include:
- Why there is no one right way to eat, especially when it comes to chosing a particular diet
- The importance of having a healthy relationship with food
- The psychology behind why we tend to put ourselves in the moderate intensity level within our running even when we know we need to run easy
- Three ways you can measure to see if you are running at the right threshold to allow for recovery
- The importance of developing power as a runner, and how you can use it to become faster at every distance
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