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Welcome to the Human Performance Outliers Podcast. Your host Zach Bitter, will take you through a series of interesting topics around health, fitness, and nutrition. Join in for interviews with folks exploring their outer limits and research in a wide variety of sports, fitness, and nutrition.

Human Performance Outliers Podcast Zach Bitter

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 ‚ÄĘ 528 Ratings

Welcome to the Human Performance Outliers Podcast. Your host Zach Bitter, will take you through a series of interesting topics around health, fitness, and nutrition. Join in for interviews with folks exploring their outer limits and research in a wide variety of sports, fitness, and nutrition.

    Race Course Specific Training

    Race Course Specific Training

    This episode looks at how important race course specificity is relative to other aspects of your training, and how this may vary depending on where you are in training, lifestyle, and degree of course uniqueness. 
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    Podcast Episodes Mentioned:
    Episode 344: Endurance Training Simplified
    Episode 346: Short Intervals Simplified
    Episode 348: Long Intervals Simplified
    Episode 356: Easy Run - Simplified 
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Substack: zachbitter.substack.com FB: @zbitterendurance Strava: Zach Bitter TikTok: @zachbitter Threads: @zachbitter

    • 44 min
    Brad Stulberg - Master Of Change

    Brad Stulberg - Master Of Change

    Brad Stulberg researches, writes, and coaches on health, well-being, and sustainable excellence. He is the bestselling author of The Practice of Groundedness and co-author of Peak Performance. Stulberg regularly contributes to the New York Times, and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, Outside Magazine, Forbes, and other outlets. He also serves as the co-host of The Growth Equation podcast and is on faculty at the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Public Health. In his coaching practice, he works with executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, and athletes on their mental skills and overall well-being.
    LMNT: drinkLMNT.com/HPO
    deltaG: deltagketones.com - IG: @deltag.ketones
    HPO Sponsors: zachbitter.com/hposponsors
    Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo 
    Zach’s Coaching: zachbitter.com/coaching
    Zach’s Newsletter: substack.com/@zachbitter
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Threads: @zachbitter FB: @zbitterendurance TikTok: @zachbitter Strava: Zach Bitter
    Find Brad: bradstulberg.com IG: @bradstulberg Tw: @BStulberg 

    • 59 min
    Andy Glaze - 100 Mile Week Streak

    Andy Glaze - 100 Mile Week Streak

    Andy Glaze is an avid ultramarathon runner and Fire Chief. For 180 weeks and counting, he has ran at least 100 miles. This includes many 200+ mile weeks, including one where he completed a 100 mile race and a 250 mile race with only one day in between. 
    LMNT: drinkLMNT.com/HPO
    deltaG: deltagketones.com - IG: @deltag.ketones
    HPO Sponsors: https://zachbitter.com/hposponsors
    Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo 
    Zach’s Coaching: https://zachbitter.com/coaching
    Andy: IG: @amglaze TikTok: @glazeruns YouTube: @glazeruns 
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Threads: @zachbitter FB: @zbitterendurance TikTok: @zachbitter Strava: Zach Bitter

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Mental Training For Endurance

    Mental Training For Endurance

    For this episode, I examine ways you can practice the mental side of racing in your training and daily life. 
    LMNT: drinkLMNT.com/HPO
    deltaG: deltagketones.com - IG: @deltag.ketones
    HPO Sponsors: https://zachbitter.com/hposponsors
    Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo 
    Zach’s Coaching: https://zachbitter.com/coaching
    Podcast Episodes Mentioned:
    Episode 337: The Long Run Considering the Variables 
    Episode 344: Endurance Training Simplified - 
    Episode 346: Short Intervals Simplified   
    Episode 348: Long Intervals Simplified   
    Episode 352: Proper Aid Station Navigation
    Episode 356: Easy Run - Simplified 
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Threads: @zachbitter FB: @zbitterendurance TikTok: @zachbitter Strava: Zach Bitter
     

    • 30 min
    Debbie Potts - Low Carb Endurance

    Debbie Potts - Low Carb Endurance

    Debbie Potts joined the show to discuss some topics around low carbohydrate endurance training and fueling. Debbie Potts has been a podcast host for over ten years and currently is the host of ‚ÄėThe Low Carb Athlete Podcast‚Äô show and YouTube channel where she interviews experts and shares her experiments. She has been a top age group triathlete and runner as well as a 15 Ironman finisher, 5 times Ironman Hawaii World Championship qualifier and multiple Boston Marathon qualifier.
    Topics Discussed:
    Fasted and fed exercise Are carbs evil Strategic carbohydrate usage Nutritional ketosis and fat oxidation rates Carnivore diet and performance optimization Female and male variances LMNT: drinkLMNT.com/HPO
    deltaG: deltagketones.com - IG: @deltag.ketones
    HPO Sponsors: https://zachbitter.com/hposponsors
    Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo 
    Zach’s Coaching: https://zachbitter.com/coaching
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Threads: @zachbitter FB: @zbitterendurance TikTok: @zachbitter Strava: Zach Bitter

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Race Intensity Simplified

    Race Intensity Simplified

    For this episode, I describe how to go about approaching race intensity when setting up your running program. This may help better understand perceived effort, and create an understanding that will allow for building in more variables to future training sessions.
    LMNT: drinkLMNT.com/HPO
    deltaG: deltagketones.com - IG: @deltag.ketones
    HPO Sponsors: https://zachbitter.com/hposponsors
    Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo 
    Zach’s Coaching: https://zachbitter.com/coaching
    Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter Threads: @zachbitter FB: @zbitterendurance TikTok: @zachbitter Strava: Zach Bitter
    Podcast Episodes Mentioned:
    Episode 337: The Long Run Considering the Variables 
    Episode 344: Endurance Training Simplified - 
    Episode 346: Short Intervals Simplified   
    Episode 348: Long Intervals Simplified   
    Episode 352: Proper Aid Station Navigation
    Episode 356: Easy Run - Simplified
     

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
528 Ratings

528 Ratings

Kraken253 ,

Great info for all levels of runners

Im always looking for new running podcasts. This is a great one for tips on training.

trailrunner64 ,

Nadolsky brothers

I really liked the point counterpoint conversation with the Nadolsky brothers - you make a great moderator

BP Writer ,

Consistently Terrific Podcast

Zach is a great host with great guests! Especially loved the episode with Vinnie Crispino who suffered a surfing accident and discusses his journey to avoid back surgery and the establishment of the Pain Academy. So many awesome take-aways! Thanks Zach!

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