Fri, 18 March 2016
Trail Runner, Model, film maker, adventure seeker, Whitney Powell joins The Nation for a rookie stab at our favorite podcast: Drop Bag. As you will see, she quickly passed us and lead the pack to a strong finish. Don also brings a new spin to the podcast.
Some of the topics covered:
You can hear Whitney on her podcast, Women In Sports Podcast (WISP) or after April 1st on Jimmy Dean Freeman's new podcast - stay tuned for more information.
Photo of Whitney competing in the Antarctica Marathon. for more adventure races go to http://marathon-adventures.com/
Fri, 11 March 2016
We have done many podcasts regarding a low carb, fat-burning diet. Sage Canaday joins The Nation to offer a counterpoint. Sage Canaday is a world-class successful athlete that prescribes to a high-carb lifestyle. Sage has been an ovo lacto vegetarian for most of his life and has transitioned into a traditional vegetarian with whole foods. Find out how his experiment of one has fueled him to top performances and relatively little over-use injuries.
Check out Sage's Coaching Site
Check out his Youtube Channel: Vo2max Productions
Fri, 4 March 2016
Over the last few years, there have been a surprising increase in the number of films about trail running. These films help capture the culture of our sport. Film-maker, Myles Smythe and film festival organizer, Robert Rhodes join The Nation to speak about this phenomenon. We are also graced by the always entertaining whit and wisdom of ultra running's only Andy Jones-Wilkins.
Join your trail tribe at an upcoming screening at one of the many Trails in Motion events.
Treat yourself to This Is Your Day, by Myles Smyth. If you enter the coupon code, WeAreNation, you will receive a discount.
Join AJW at the Thomas Jefferson 100K on March 12, 2016
Tue, 1 March 2016
Sun, 21 February 2016
Sat, 13 February 2016
Our favorite British corespondent, Warren Pole, joins The Nation to talk about nutrition and the small cottage industry he and some mates started. 33 Shake is high-nutrition food that deliver a difference you can feel. Born from his desire to feel better and fuel more effectively, Warren discusses the low-quality of the many current sports nutrition products and how 33 Shake is different.
And finally, it is available in the United States! SHOP HERE If you enter the code, "TRN33" you will receive 10% off your order.
Their US tour is tentatively scheduled for:
April 1-30: West Coast
May 1-31: central USA
Jun 1-27: East Coast
If you want them to visit your running club, store, etc. please contact them and schedule a date:
Fri, 5 February 2016
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella joins The Nation to help us understand the evolution of the American dietary guidelines. We discuss:
Please read Dr. Cucuzzella's article
Visit The Natural Running Center for a TON of additional information.
Check out Healthy Running
Dr. Mark's video on Principles of Natural Running
Fri, 5 February 2016
The Trail Running Tribe is a unique community. We are tied together by our shared experiences and the relationships formed from adversity and achievement.
Stephen was a member of the trail-running group Wasatch Mountain Wranglers. An experienced ultra runner, completing distances from 50 to 200 Miles.
He was also an experienced skier. On Sunday January 31st in Park City Utah, Stephen went skiing and was caught in an avalanche. He was located on Tuesday morning.
We pay tribute to Stephen in this special podcast episode. We encourage the Trail Running Community to meet up at the Trail Head Go Fund Me. He is survived by a wife and two small children.
Read more HERE
Sat, 30 January 2016
Zach Bitter's 402.5 laps around the track at the Desert Solstice Track Invitational held in Phoenix AZ in 11 hours, 40 minutes and 55 seconds is enough to capture the New American Record. Keep in mind, the record he broke was his own.
Zach averaged a 7:00/mile pace. This remarkable pace includes anytime needed to stop and refuel, gear change, problem solve and anything else that can pop up in 100 miles.
Sat, 23 January 2016
Candice Burt proves that experience and execution are two key ingredients if you want to stand on the podium at the finish line.
HURT100 is legendary for challenging even the toughest of Ultrarunners. Candice seems to enjoy the 100 mile distance as long as you add crazy climbs, mud, slick rocks and humidity.
You can find Candice's blog at WildDefined.com Discover her artwork and poetry.
Link over to Destination Trail and find Bigfoot 200, Tahoe 200, Bigfoot 120M and 100K, Bellingham Trail Running Series, Bellingham Trail Marathon and Cle Elum Ridge 25K and 50K