104 episodes

One to five topics, lots of love and enthusiasm and science, sometimes about running. With Megan Roche, M.D. and David Roche and maybe some appearances by Addie dog!

Some Work, All Play David Roche and Megan Roche

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 626 Ratings

One to five topics, lots of love and enthusiasm and science, sometimes about running. With Megan Roche, M.D. and David Roche and maybe some appearances by Addie dog!

    102. Hydration Experiments, Shoe Science, and Body Enthusiasm

    102. Hydration Experiments, Shoe Science, and Body Enthusiasm

    We did some titillating at-home chiropractic adjustments before talking about the variance in what constitutes good hydration for different athletes (and how extreme approaches can work for heavy sweaters), carb love and the power of Peanut Butter Puffins, our favorite recent TV shows, shoe science and the murky understanding of impact forces, body/brain chemistry and enthusiasm for every body, random racing tips, and the power of big trees (and big honkers). We love you all! WOOHOO!

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    • 1 hr 24 min
    101. Extreme Races, Extreme Fueling Approaches, and Unconditional Love

    101. Extreme Races, Extreme Fueling Approaches, and Unconditional Love

    We tanned our private parts for the hormone boost before talking about extreme race fueling approaches of 400-500+ calories per hour and how they might work for some athletes, extreme races like the Cocodona 250, training for ultras where the association between speed and performance fall away, John Kelly's historic Wainwrights FKT, heat training, influencers taking PEDs, a follow-up on pregnancy, and the importance of individual bodily autonomy and personal freedom. Plus lots more! We love you all! HUZZAH!

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    100. Celebrating 100 Episodes and Fun News!

    100. Celebrating 100 Episodes and Fun News!

    We channeled our BIGGEST WET FOOD ENERGY to joyfully reflect on the 100th episode of the podcast! What a journey! This is a love letter to our listeners... and to new adventures. You know how TV shows save something big for the season finale? We did that for the 100th episode. Tune in and find out! Plus discussions of lessons from the last couple years, owning your insecurities, the unexpected swerves of an athletic life, takeaways from our favorite episodes, and so much more. Thank you so much for being on this journey with us! We love you all! HUZZAH!

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    99. Carb Intake and Endurance Performance, Canyons 100k recap, and 3 Speed Building Tips

    99. Carb Intake and Endurance Performance, Canyons 100k recap, and 3 Speed Building Tips

    We made SO MANY PHONE CALLS before talking about the wildly cool and striking science on how much pre-race and during-race carb intake correlates with performance, what the literature says about how to fuel before and during events, the incredible racing at the Canyons 100k, the importance of women in coaching, inspiration from Leah Yingling, why Lizzo is our hero, 3 training tips that can increase speed (with just a few minutes extra per week), and the evolving world of ultramarathons. Plus lots more! Rate, review, and subscribe if you like it! We love you all! HUZZAH!

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    98. Boston Marathon, Canyons 100k, and Fun Science on Trail Performance

    98. Boston Marathon, Canyons 100k, and Fun Science on Trail Performance

    We went full BUBBLES before talking about some takeaways from the Boston Marathon, training theory evolution in the Strava age, a preview of the STACKED Canyons 100k, sexy science on variables that predict trail running performance, why peak velocity might correlate with success even in very long races, satisfaction bombs and the importance of big meals, "Real Talent," and erotic microphones. Rate, review, and subscribe if you like it! We love you all! HUZZAH!

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    97. Elite Athlete Training Science, Dreaming, and the Magic of Failure

    97. Elite Athlete Training Science, Dreaming, and the Magic of Failure

    We had a pepperoni pizza foodgasm before talking about dreaming big in athletics and life, the delightful inevitability of failure, an amazing new study on the training of world-class distance runners, easy running guidelines, tapers, and empathy. Plus asides on BOTH fox mating and raptor mating, so things are getting freaky in the animal kingdom. The episode ends with the most wonderful, life-affirming Listener Corner email ever, so stay tuned for that. We love you all! WOOHOO!

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    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
626 Ratings

626 Ratings

MeaganRuns ,

Love.

Truly one of my favorite podcasts. David and Megan are just a joy to listen to.

Trail Tess ,

Love at First Listen

Apparently I’ve been living under a rock, because I have no idea why it’s taken me this long to board the SWAP train. It is serendipitous that I would discover the “Sexy Science” packed, LOL enducing love fest that is the SWAP podcast the same week that I was slated to drive 20+ hours for work. Huzzah!!! My drive ignited a massive binge that spilled over into all of my trail runs, strength sessions, and even yard work. In just one week, it’s become my favorite podcast! Can’t stop, won’t stop. Thank you Megan and David! ❤️❤️❤️

Chueca123 ,

SWAP ROCKS

I really can’t wait for Tuesday each week. I absolutely love Some Work All Play (SWAP) podcast that David and Megan Roche produce every Tuesday. I am not a runner but this podcast is much more then a running podcast. It’s a life podcast with a mixture of fun and interesting sports science and physicality information sprinkled in with David and Megan’s real life adventures which includes Adie the Adventure Pup. The raw honesty and hilarity of the podcast has me coming back week after week to get an update on their lives and to hear about the science of keeping my body and mind healthy. Sometimes it gets a bit technical and medical and they use a lot of acronyms but that just adds to the charm. I am so happy that Megan is healthy and now after listening to their 100th episode I heard that they were pregnant which after everything Megan has gone through is an absolute miracle and such a blessing. I love the banter between David and a Megan. They are both so real and engaging that I find myself sometimes sitting in my car at my house but unable to stop the car because I want to finish the episode. I really get a lot out of each one, even when they get into the medical science behind athleticism. Looking forward to the next 100 episodes. Congratulations David and Megan on the accomplishment of your 100th episode and for the upcoming baby Roche.

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