Ep. 21: Ask Me Anything with Ian Sharman
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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.

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 more on Trail Runner Nation.
  • whether power meters are useful;
  • winter motivation;
  • keto/LCHF diets for ultra runners; and
  • other training and racing topics.
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