162 episodes

This podcast series is built to bring science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you're just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!

Run with Fitpage Vikas Singh

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 41 Ratings

This podcast series is built to bring science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you're just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!

    Ep 162: Quantification of Training Load with Dr Mike Lambert

    Ep 162: Quantification of Training Load with Dr Mike Lambert

    In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have Emeritus Professor Dr. Mike Lambert to discuss all about quantification of training load, especially for runners, with our host and Founder Vikas Singh. 
    Emeritus Professor Mike Lambert, a distinguished figure in exercise science, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cape Town, which he completed in 1990. His illustrious academic career saw him ascend to full professorship in 2009. Prof. Lambert boasts an impressive publication record, with 262 research papers and one patented work, collectively cited over 11,000 times. As a mentor, he has supervised or co-supervised 30 Ph.D. students. Having served as the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Sports Medicine and an executive committee member of the South African Sports Medicine Association, his influence extends beyond the academic realm. In 2021, he retired from his academic position and transitioned into the role of a senior research scholar at UCT.

    Dr. Mike Lambert is a road running enthusiast with a remarkable running portfolio. He has conquered three Comrades marathons (90 km) and secured the 43rd position in 1982. His achievements also include nine Two Oceans marathons (56 km), with another notable 43rd position in 1986. Prof. Lambert boasts an impressive record of 43 standard marathons, with a personal best time of 2:33, and has successfully completed 13 ultra-marathons, showcasing his enduring passion and prowess in the world of long-distance running.

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    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101
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    • 52 min
    Ep 161: Right Nutrition and Hydration for Marathon Runners with Amit Mehta, Founder of Unived

    Ep 161: Right Nutrition and Hydration for Marathon Runners with Amit Mehta, Founder of Unived

    In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have the Founder of Unived, Amit Mehta joining us for an in-person conversation with our Founder and host Vikas Singh. Vikas and Amit discuss all about the right ways to hydrate for long distance runners.

    Hailing from the vibrant streets of Mumbai, Amit Mehta, the visionary Founder and CEO of Unived, found his early inspiration in the world of sports and nutrition. His journey expanded globally, earning a Bachelor’s degree from Bond University, Australia, and an MBA in marketing and strategy from Williamette University, USA. Living abroad, Amit embraced a plant-based lifestyle, realizing its potential in supporting an active life entirely on vegan principles.
    Guided by five core principles - Innovation, Quality, Research, Nature, and Veganism, Unived stands as a trailblazer. It proudly holds certifications from PETA (India) and holds the distinction of being the inaugural 'Vegan' certified company by the Vegan Society, UK. Overcoming hurdles, Amit and his team dedicate one to one-and-a-half years to meticulously develop each product, ensuring adherence to healthcare standards and utilizing only the highest quality ingredients.

    About Vikas Singh:
    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101
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    • 56 min
    Ep 160: Sub-4 Hours Marathon with Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD at UpGrad

    Ep 160: Sub-4 Hours Marathon with Mayank Kumar, Co-Founder & MD at UpGrad

    In this episode, we have Mayank Kumar, who is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of UpGrad. Mayank recently completed a sub-4 hours marathon, with a timing of 3:59:52. Vikas and Mayank discuss his fitness journey, how running motivates his leadership and alot more in this episode.

    Mayank Kumar, a luminary in education and a seasoned entrepreneur, spearheads the EdTech transformation in India as the Co-founder & MD of upGrad, an integrated learning and workforce development powerhouse with over 10 million learners globally. With a career deeply rooted in education, Mayank served as VP - Education at Bertelsmann, overseeing multimillion-dollar investments. His strategic insights also flourished at The Parthenon Group, advising on market potential and contributing to billion-dollar deals in the education sector. Instrumental in upGrad's success, Mayank's impactful leadership earned the company prestigious rankings in high-growth lists, cementing his status as a dynamic achiever and a key player in shaping the future of education in India. Recognized as a 'Forty under 40' achiever and awarded the 'Personality of the Year' at the FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards 2022, Mayank's influence extends far beyond the boardroom, reaching the pinnacle of self-made entrepreneurs in the country.

    About Vikas Singh:
    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101
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    • 47 min
    Ep 159: HIIT For Runners with Dr. Paul Laursen

    Ep 159: HIIT For Runners with Dr. Paul Laursen

    In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have celebrated researcher in the field of High Intensity Interval Training - Dr. Paul Laursen. Dr. Laursen talks about HIIT for runners, how it can impact training, the best ways to implement it and alot more with our host, Vikas Singh.

    In tandem with his leadership at HIIT Science, Dr. Laursen is the Co-founder and Head of Product for Athletica, contributing to the forefront of sports technology. His insights reach a broader audience as the co-host of the Training Science Podcast. Dr. Laursen's impact extends to the realm of academia, where he served as the former lead of Physiology for New Zealand Olympic athletes and holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Exercise Physiology at Auckland University of Technology.
    Beyond academic pursuits, Dr. Laursen boasts a remarkable athletic background, having completed an impressive 17 Ironman triathlons. His dedication to coaching is evident as he guides both professional and age-group athletes. Alongside his scientific pursuits, Dr. Laursen is intensely determined to master the craft of cooking the perfect steak. With over 150 scientific manuscripts published and work cited more than 15,000 times, Dr. Paul Laursen stands as a luminary at the crossroads of science, endurance, and high-performance coaching.

    About Vikas Singh:
    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101
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    • 56 min
    Ep 158: Creatine Usage and Guidelines for Endurance Athletes with Dr Scott Forbes

    Ep 158: Creatine Usage and Guidelines for Endurance Athletes with Dr Scott Forbes

    In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have Dr. Scott Forbes -  a decorated researcher in the field of creatine and it's supplements for muscle endurance. Dr. Forbes talks about creatine consumption for gaining muscles and how it can help runners, with our host Vikas Singh.

    Dr. Scott Forbes is an associate professor in the department of Physical Education Studies at Brandon University in Canada. Dr. Forbes is a certified sport nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), and a clinical exercise physiologist and high-performance specialist through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP). Dr. Forbes has published over 115 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 5 book chapters. His research examines various nutritional (e.g., creatine and protein) and exercise interventions to enhance muscle, bone, and brain function in a variety of populations, including athletes and aging adults.

    Find Dr. Forbes on Instagram - @scott_forbes_phd

    About Vikas Singh:
    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101


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    • 45 min
    Ep 157: Tata Mumbai Marathon with its Race Director, Hugh Jones

    Ep 157: Tata Mumbai Marathon with its Race Director, Hugh Jones

    Welcome to a special reprise on Run with Fitpage! In episode 157, we revisit an insightful conversation with the esteemed Hugh Jones, Race Director of the Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM). With the upcoming TMM 2024 on Sunday, January 21st, this episode is a timely exploration of the race and Hugh's remarkable journey.

    Hugh Jones, a retired British long-distance runner, boasts a rich legacy in marathon history. Born in London, he clinched victory in the 1982 London Marathon, becoming the first Welshman to do so with an impressive time of 2:09:24. His marathon prowess continued with a notable 12th position in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, clocking 2:13:57. In 1983, Jones secured a close second in the Chicago Marathon and triumphed in the Stockholm Marathon with a record-setting time of 2:11:37.
    Not merely confined to his athletic achievements, Hugh Jones assumed pivotal roles post-retirement. Since 1996, he has served as the Secretary of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). Additionally, he took the helm as the President of the Road Runners Club from 2007 to 2011. Hugh's insights, coupled with the anticipation of the upcoming race, make this episode a must-listen for both seasoned runners and aspiring marathon enthusiasts.

    About Vikas Singh:
    Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
    For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
    Instagram: @vikas_singhh
    LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
    Twitter: @vikashsingh101
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

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Awesome Fitness Podcast

This is one of the best podcasts when it comes to fitness domain.
Vikas invites famous personalities to the podcast episodes and interact with them and at the end summarises the learning.

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Lots of learning !

Excellent guests, insightful questions makes the podcast a great learning ground. Superb work Vikas !

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Great job by the host. Very informative. Very immersive.

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