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Short 20 - 30 minute discussions to provide insight on how we can always be one step above the opposition.

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Short 20 - 30 minute discussions to provide insight on how we can always be one step above the opposition.

    Zach Bitter - Adaptation

    Zach Bitter - Adaptation

    Zach Bitter, who holds multiple world records in the running world, joins us to discuss nutrition and his love for endurance running.  Zach shares his thoughts on fat adaptation, how he is constantly tweaking his diet, and how nutrition and performance need to be looked at on an individual level.  We finally discuss what Zach's final thoughts are before he heads out to go after yet another record at the Desert Solstice Track Invitational this weekend.  Enjoy!

    Instagram: @zachbitter

    Website: https://zachbitter.com/

    Podcast: Human Performance Outliers (https://zachbitter.com/hpo)

    *Zach references three guests to listen to on his podcast.  Dr. Dan Plews, Dr. Mike Nelson, and Alan Couzens*

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Maggie Guterl - The Fall of F8

    Maggie Guterl - The Fall of F8

    Meet Maggie Guterl.  Full-time employee for Tailwind Nutrition, and winner of the 2019 Big Dogs Backyard Ultra.  In this episode we talk about the highs and lows of Maggie's running career, as well as why she is so attracted to extra hard races.  

    instagram: @maggatronruns

    website: http://www.maggatron.com/

    • 1 hr
    Ray Zahab - Smoker to Adventurer

    Ray Zahab - Smoker to Adventurer

    When you see someone running hundreds to thousands of miles across Deserts and Frozen Tundras, the last thing you typically consider is how they used to be a "pack a day" smoker.  From dropping out of school, to quitting cigarettes, Ray Zahab is now doing things that most people would call crazy. 

    Instagram: @rayzahab

    Website: rayzahab.com

    Non Profit: impossible2possible

    • 51 min
    Dax Hock and Ben Light - Addiction

    Dax Hock and Ben Light - Addiction

    Is it possible to be too addicted to running?  The three of us discuss the concept of addiction to running and how so many runners struggle with taking time off.  



    Dax Hock: rhythmjuice.com

    Ben Light: @ultralight007

    • 58 min
    Courtney Dauwalter - Colorado Trail

    Courtney Dauwalter - Colorado Trail

    Courtney Dauwalter, one of the most recognizable names in the ultra running world, talks with us about her experiences on the Colorado Trail.  We also go over her first 100 mile race experience and why she chose to not give up on the 100 mile distance.

    Instagram: @courtneydauwalter

    • 41 min
    Brian Beckstead

    Brian Beckstead

    Brian Beckstead, one of the founders of Altra footwear, shares with us why he wanted to create a shoe company at the young age of 27.  We also dive into some of the struggles he faced in the early stages, as well as "the moment" when he knew that Altra was going to make it.  



    Instagram: @brian_altra

    • 33 min

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