Sat, 27 August 2016
Lee McKinley, a well-accomplished ultra runner and tri-athlete, lends his wisdom to the podcasts as we discuss why we choose to go to the next level. Lee is competing in his third Ironman Kona in this October and talks about how his training has changed over the years. We also pressure Don into signing up for the Tahoe 200 mile race in September.
Race Director of the Tahoe 200 Candice Burt joins the discussion. Running 200 or Directing 200 which one is easier. You will have to decide after listening.
Thu, 18 August 2016
Mark Johnson has been around the endurance community as a participant and as a reporter and photographer.
He shares with The Nation his new book, "Spitting in the Soup - Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports".
In this book, Mark teaches us about the history of performance enhancing drugs in sports. Doping has been around for a long time, for many reasons, but only recently banned. Take a listen to this podcast and then go read the book. It will give you a much more informed perspective about drugs in sports.
Wed, 3 August 2016
Victor Ballesteros is an accomplished trail runner that has evolved into starting his own business, Victory Sport Design.
Victor has developed some strong opinions on how to be a good pacer from his experience as a racer and pacing many of his friends. A few years ago he penned a great article on pacing, "The heART of Pacing". He joins The Nation to discuss his experiences and wisely teaches us how we can prepare to help our runners perform at their best.
Check out Victor's Band, Voodoo Switch! This podcast closes with one of their songs. FUNK OUT!