24 episodes

A Running, Fitness and Health Show, focused on delivering actionable and specific advice to listeners. This show will be interview based, and our guests will include elite runners and athletes, top coaches, scientific experts, nutritionists, sports psychologists and health and well-being professionals. The podcast will be of great value to age-group athletes who can incorporate the learnings and insights from this show in their daily training and living. The show is hosted by Raj (Rajagopal Anapuzha) who is an accomplished age-group runner and coach, multiple times Boston Marathon Qualifier and a top 5 age-group finisher at Mumbai Marathon.

Running and Fitness With Raj Rajagopal Anapuzha

    • Running
    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

A Running, Fitness and Health Show, focused on delivering actionable and specific advice to listeners. This show will be interview based, and our guests will include elite runners and athletes, top coaches, scientific experts, nutritionists, sports psychologists and health and well-being professionals. The podcast will be of great value to age-group athletes who can incorporate the learnings and insights from this show in their daily training and living. The show is hosted by Raj (Rajagopal Anapuzha) who is an accomplished age-group runner and coach, multiple times Boston Marathon Qualifier and a top 5 age-group finisher at Mumbai Marathon.

    # 24 – 2:44 marathoner Floris Gierman takes us thru’ the concepts of Low Heart Rate training using the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) methods

    # 24 – 2:44 marathoner Floris Gierman takes us thru’ the concepts of Low Heart Rate training using the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) methods

    Floris used MAF training principles to make significant breakthroughs. He explains the concept, how to train, to measure progress and role of strength training, nutrition and recovery.

    • 55 min
    # 23 – Patrick McKeown, world famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises

    # 23 – Patrick McKeown, world famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises

    Patrick McKeown, world famous breathing expert, discusses nasal & Buteyko breathing methods, “BOLT” score, techniques to improve breathing and Covid-19 related breathing exercises

    • 52 min
    # 22 –“Female Ultramarathon Runner of India”, Anjali Saraogi, takes us on her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals

    # 22 –“Female Ultramarathon Runner of India”, Anjali Saraogi, takes us on her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals

    Anjali has been named ‘Female Ultramarathon Runner of India’ multiple times and she talks about her inspiring journey from her early races to representing India and her training, mental approach and future goals

    • 44 min
    # 21 – Combining Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for high-performance, health and happiness – with Mark Bunn, top athlete and bestselling author

    # 21 – Combining Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for high-performance, health and happiness – with Mark Bunn, top athlete and bestselling author

    Mark Bunn, AFL Player, author, speaker and podcaster has combined Ayurveda and ancient practices with modern science for three decades for high-performance, health and happiness

    • 52 min
    # 20 – Part II with Alex Hutchinson, world famous author. How to reduce perception of effort, approaches to hydration and insights from the ‘Breaking-2 hour barrier in marathon’ project

    # 20 – Part II with Alex Hutchinson, world famous author. How to reduce perception of effort, approaches to hydration and insights from the ‘Breaking-2 hour barrier in marathon’ project

    Alex discusses the various approaches to hydration, perception of effort and how to reduce it, insights from Nike’s “Breaking-2” project, Vapor Fly shoes and the likely timeframe for sub-2 marathon in a race

    • 49 min
    # 19 – Part I with Alex Hutchinson, world famous author. On mind-body connection on limits to endurance performance, pain threshold & tolerance and how to improve pain tolerance

    # 19 – Part I with Alex Hutchinson, world famous author. On mind-body connection on limits to endurance performance, pain threshold & tolerance and how to improve pain tolerance

    Alex discusses “central governor” theory of mind-body connection in limits to endurance performance, and whether it is conscious or unconscious. Then we discuss difference between pain threshold & tolerance and how to improve pain tolerance

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

VJainddndgd ,

My running podcast

A wonderful resource for athletes. It’s a wealth of life experiences of elite runners and coaches. It’s my favourite running podcast and I eagerly look forward to new releases.

Girish_Gary ,

Great show

Love this show and eagerly look forward to new episodes. Brilliant work Raj. Keep it up. Great advise for runners

Hardy42k ,

Brilliant stuff

Thanks Raj for letting us hear the experiences of so many accomplished runners...it is in invaluable learning ! Kudos to you for doing a fantastic job👍🏻👍🏻

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