149 episodes

For endurance athletes who want to do more than improve race performance. How you sleep, think, eat, and move all play a role in helping you Become Your Ultra Best!

Science Of Ultra Shawn Bearden

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 320 Ratings

For endurance athletes who want to do more than improve race performance. How you sleep, think, eat, and move all play a role in helping you Become Your Ultra Best!

    Break

    Break

    SOUP is taking a break for the summer, and will be back in September 2021.

    • 2 min
    Hillary Allen

    Hillary Allen

    Hillary Allen, aka Hillygoat, is one of the top ultra- and sky-runners in the world. We talk about her views of life and running, what's important, and how to stay competitive while embracing whatever life brings.

    Her near-death accident during the 2017 Tromsø Skyrace, and her recovery are chronicled in her book Out & Back: A Runner’s Story of Survival and Recovery Against All Odds

    Her website: https://hillaryallen.com/

    Show page: https://scienceofultra.com/podcasts/149

    • 56 min
    Training Intensity Distribution

    Training Intensity Distribution

    Let's answer the question: How much time should I spend training at different intensities? And, let's bust the polarized training myth in the process.

    • 52 min
    Kenefick & Cheuvront

    Kenefick & Cheuvront

    Rebroadcast part 2 of 2 - Two of the living legends of performance hydration bring everything you could want to know about hydration for endurance athletes. This episode is all about application of knowledge in the context of ultras.

    • 58 min
    Cheuvront & Kenefick part 1 of 2

    Cheuvront & Kenefick part 1 of 2

    Rebroadcast part 1 of 2 - Sam Cheuvront, PhD & Robert Kenefick, PhD, two of the living legends of performance hydration, bring everything you could want to know about hydration for endurance athletes starting with the basics in this episode.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Herman Pontzer PhD - Burn

    Herman Pontzer PhD - Burn

    Major advances in our understanding of human metabolism have been made in recent years; they’ve been pioneered by Herman Pontzer, PhD. He, and his colleagues, are making discoveries in human metabolism and energy balance that will reshape our approach to human health for many years to come. These are fundamental breakthroughs issues relating energy intake, exercise, and body weight that have confused us for so long.

    Get his new book on the show page:
    https://scienceofultra.com/podcasts/145

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
320 Ratings

320 Ratings

Tom Conwell ,

A gold mine

An incredible font of information from the most credible sources. Tremendous.

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Shawn, host of the Science Of Ultr‪a‬ podcast, highlights all aspects of running and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

The Running Educator ,

A different view

It is pretty cool the perspectives this podcast gives not only about running but running as a whole. Really enjoy the insights and the interviews of tackling tough questions.

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