100 episodes

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

KoopCast Jason Koop

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 310 Ratings

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

    How To Make The Most Out Of Physical Therapy with Jessica Cozin-Lehman | Koopcast Episode 99

    How To Make The Most Out Of Physical Therapy with Jessica Cozin-Lehman | Koopcast Episode 99

    Physical therapist, Jessica Cozine-Lehman, earned her undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ and her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Regis University in Denver, CO in 2004. She joined the team at Great Moves in 2005, and became a partner in 2009.
    She has continued her education in many areas, including manual therapy, women’s health and sport-specific rehabilitation (cycling, running, and triathlon). Jessica had the honor of going to the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece in 2004 as a therapist for the Cycling Team.
    Jessica has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 2001. She has enjoyed volunteering for the Colorado Chapter of the APTA since 2002, and currently serves on the Colorado APTA Board. She is also the Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee and serves on the Colorado delegation at the National House of Delegates. She is honored to have received the Bob Doctor Service Award in 2008 and was named the Outstanding Physical Therapist of the Year in 2014 by the Colorado APTA.
    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com
    Koop’s Social Media-
    Twitter/Instagram- @jasonkoop

    • 59 min
    Potential Long Term Health Effects of Ultramarathon Running with Nick Tiller PhD | Koopcast Episode 98

    Potential Long Term Health Effects of Ultramarathon Running with Nick Tiller PhD | Koopcast Episode 98

    Potential Long Term Health Problems Associated with Ultra-Endurance Running: A Narrative Review
    Nick’s interview on triathlete magazine
    Nick’s book- The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science
    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com
    Koop’s Social Media-
    Twitter/Instagram- @jasonkoop

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Heat Acclimation Strategies with Julien Périard PhD | Koopcast Episode 97

    Heat Acclimation Strategies with Julien Périard PhD | Koopcast Episode 97

    Julien Périard is a Research Professor at the University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise (UCRISE), where he leads the Environmental Physiology Research Group. Julien’s research examines the physiological mechanisms that impact on health and performance in adverse environments (heat and altitude), along with strategies to mitigate their influence and harness their adaptive potential. He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes from various disciplines, along with National and International Federations (FIFA, UCI, World Athletics and World Triathlon). He has authored over 85 research publications in international journals, including an invited review in Physiological Reviews on exercise under heat stress. Julien has also edited a textbook on Heat Stress in Sport and Exercise. He currently serves as Associate Editor for Frontiers in Physiology and has served as Guest Editor for the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Scandinavian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.
    Exercise under heat stress: thermoregulation, hydration, performance implications, and mitigation strategies
     Julien’s book- Heat Stress in Sport and Exercise
    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com
    Koop’s Social Media 
    Twitter/Instagram- @jasonkoop

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Overtraining Markers with Brent Ruby | Koopcast Episode 96

    Overtraining Markers with Brent Ruby | Koopcast Episode 96

    Brent Ruby is an exercise physiologist at the University of Montana
    You can find out more about his lab here-
    https://www.researchgate.net/lab/Brent-C-Ruby-Lab
    See the mobile lab in action in this video
    Papers discussed-
    Substrate use and biochemical response to a 3,211-km bicycle tour in trained cyclists
    Effects of 21 days of intensified training on markers of overtraining
    Postexercise Glycogen Recovery and Exercise Performance is Not Significantly Different Between Fast Food and Sport Supplements
     Brent’s children’s book- www.wrangoandbanjo.com
    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com
    Koop’s Social Media
    Twitter/Instagram- @jasonkoop

    • 1 hr 5 min
    There Is No Off-Season - A Coach Roundtable | Koopcast Episode 95

    There Is No Off-Season - A Coach Roundtable | Koopcast Episode 95

    Coach Koop sits down with coaches Stephanie Howe PhD, AJW, Darcie Murphy, and Ryne Anderson to discuss what they are doing with their athletes’ transition phase. 

    Koop’s blog on offseason- https://trainright.com/off-season-for-ultrarunners-setting-up-your-transition-phase/

    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com

    Koop’s Social Media
    Twitter/Instagram- @jasonkoop

    • 59 min
    Ask Koop Anything- Toughness Training and Separating your Calories from Hydration | Koopcast Episode 94

    Ask Koop Anything- Toughness Training and Separating your Calories from Hydration | Koopcast Episode 94

    In this podcast, Coach Koop takes on listener questions. The first question was about training for adversity and toughness. How often should you do this and what does it look like?

    The second question is should you consume your calories and hydration in the same drink. 

    Podcasts referenced- 
    KoopCast #2 with Roxanne Vogel from Gu- https://www.jasonkoop.com/podcast/nutrition-r-and-d-with-roxanne-vogel-from-gukoopcast-episode-2

    Koop Cast #93 with Karim Ramadan- https://www.jasonkoop.com/podcast/self-talk-for-enhanced-ultramarathon-performance-with-karim-ramadan 

    The sweat test- https://trainright.com/nutritional-challenges-ultrarunning-overcome/#:~:text=The%20Sweat%20Test,weight%20from%20your%20beginning%20weight. 

    Information on coaching-
    www.trainright.com

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
310 Ratings

310 Ratings

DannaBaxley ,

Highly recommend!

This guy is super smart and highly entertaining/high emotional IQ. A rare combo. No other science-y podcast keeps me quite so entertained! Two thumbs up.

Thomas Bowling ,

Great Resource For Ultra Runners

Every time I listen to one of Jason’s podcasts I come away with helpful information. It also continues to spark my interest in ultra running, learning more, and being able to help others.

RPillinger ,

Super Informative

Coach Koop does a great job, he is very knowledgeable and has great guests and interesting topics. Loved this podcast from the first episode!

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