64 episodes

Coach Jason Koop covers training, nutrition and recent happenings in the ultramarathon world.

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    • 4.7 • 249 Ratings

Coach Jason Koop covers training, nutrition and recent happenings in the ultramarathon world.

    Polarized Training for Ultrarunners with Stephen Seiler, PhD | Koopcast Episode 63

    Polarized Training for Ultrarunners with Stephen Seiler, PhD | Koopcast Episode 63

    If you have ever heard of the term ‘Polarized Training’ or ‘80/20’, you have Stephen Seiler to thank. Stephen is sought after by elite athletes and recreational athletes alike for his council on training design and structure. He fostered the concept of...

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Neuromuscular Fatigue in Ultrarunning with Roger Enoka, PhD | Koopcast Episode 62

    Neuromuscular Fatigue in Ultrarunning with Roger Enoka, PhD | Koopcast Episode 62

    Roger Enoka, PhD is a Professor in the Integrative Physiology Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His research interests include the neuromuscular determinants of motor function in health and disease....

    • 53 min
    When to Use Hiking Poles in Ultrarunning With Nicola Giovanelli, PhD | Koopcast Episode 61

    When to Use Hiking Poles in Ultrarunning With Nicola Giovanelli, PhD | Koopcast Episode 61

    In this episode, host Jason Koop speaks Nicola Giovanelli about when and how to use trekking pole to improve your ultramarathon performance. Papers referenced- Do Poles Save Energy in Uphill Walking?Nicola’s websiteInformation on CTS coaching...

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Footwear Innovation from the Salomon Sports Science Laboratory | Koopcast Episode 60

    Footwear Innovation from the Salomon Sports Science Laboratory | Koopcast Episode 60

    In this episode, host Jason Koop speaks with Sebastien Pavailer Ph.D. and Marlene Giandolini Ph.D. of the Salomon Sports Science Laboratory about footwear innovation. They discuss how science ends up on your feet, what the process looks like, and how...

    • 52 min
    Branden Joy - FKT on Montana’s 50 Highest Peaks | Koopcast Episode 59

    Branden Joy - FKT on Montana’s 50 Highest Peaks | Koopcast Episode 59

    Branden is a CTS athlete that recently completed Montana’s 50 highest peaks. In this episode, we discuss his training and preparation leading up to the event. Branden’s FKTInterested in coaching? Go visit www.trainright.com

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Prosthetics and Performance with Alena Grabowski, PhD | Koopcast Episode 58

    Prosthetics and Performance with Alena Grabowski, PhD | Koopcast Episode 58

    Alena is a PhD in Integrative physiology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She specializes in biomechanics and specifically prosthetics and other mechanical assistive devices. You can see Alena’s TedTalk ‘Put Yourself in Someone Else's Legs’ here....

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
249 Ratings

249 Ratings

WizJH1970 ,

Great Podcast - Thank you

Just an awesome show to listen to for everything Ultra. Jason knows his stuff and makes the science of trail running applicable for real world results. The guests are great too. Keep up the great work.

runfilrun ,

Koop Cast Review

Advice and interviews from some of the top athletes, coaches and physiologists in the sport of Ultra Running. Educational, inspiring and entertaining!

Runterhar ,

Koop is your “WHY” guy for all things Ultrarunning

Jason Koop’s show covers a plethora of topics that every Ultrarunner wonders about at some point or another. If you’re a person that asks a lot of “why” questions & you love to learn about this sport, he’s your guy. 🙌🏻

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