Coach Jason Koop covers training, nutrition and recent happenings in the ultramarathon world.
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...
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....
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...
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...
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
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....
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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.
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Advice and interviews from some of the top athletes, coaches and physiologists in the sport of Ultra Running. Educational, inspiring and entertaining!
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. 🙌🏻