All things ultra, running and high-altitude climbing by Carole Fuchs former professional triathlete, elite ultra-trail runner and mountaineer specialised in 8000meters ascents. Mt Everest summited in 2018 from north-face.
Ep. 21 Consistency in Training
There are so many parameters besides hard training, "what's your pace", VO2max that could help us to perform better, feel better and most importantly enjoy the process more. Let's "train consistency like a muscle"!
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Ep. 20 Speed Training and Winter Cross-Training
Note: Episode 20 is using Japanese-English! Great fun today with Yusuke Tanka, elite trail-runner part of team Salomon Japan, running coach and cross-training explorer talking about speed training, why do we need to include it in our training routine and how to train during the winter season, when the trails are not the safest option to train. We will see that there are many ways to maintain our aerobic base while having a great time exploring new sports.
Ep. 19 Rowing the Infamous North West Passage 2021
Rowing this 2000 miles arctic route linking the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans is the next adventure awaiting Mark Agnew in 2021. Perhaps one the last big FIRST in the world. Mark is talking about this fantastic expedition and describes what it takes to get there in terms of logistics and preparation. We will also learn how the expedition team will perform very serious climate change survey to document the impact of global warming in the Arctic.
Ep. 18 Finding Training - Life Balance: Chinathip Boonchokhirunmeta's story to reaching equilibrium
The story of the founder and CEO of Nich Cycling, the first and only sport cycling brand in Thailand is an endurance journey. Grit and determination combined with time commitment to fit work, family, training, friend and social obligations ended up in an amazing adventure exploring and taking different challenges to the top.
Ep.17 Can we get Faster when we get Older?
Do we necessarily slow down while getting older? Approaching training in a smarter way based on experience (when getting older) can set off the impact of ageing on our performances.
Ep. 16 Self-believe & Roger Bannister's lesson on Performance
Today's episode is about sports performance. What breaking the 4 minute mile has taught us about finding our limits? Roger Bannister, 1st human to a run a 4 minute mile, icon of success showed that our mind-set can enhance our natural abilities! Get the opportunity to surprise yourself and don't sabotage a potential achievement from the very moment the gun fires!
The 4 minute mile is a fascinating example, back then, it has been as much a psychological barrier as a physical one. Like climbing Mt Everest, the closer it is the more daunting it seems!
I am with Suzanne Van de Venne, High Performance Coach and runner.