The Ask Coach Parry Podcast features Lindsey Parry with the coach answering a specific running question in every episode.
Should you be training to pace or to heart rate
How often do you find that your prescribed heart rate zone does not match your expected pace or the pace that is required of you for that training session? How do you ensure that you hit your zones while sticking to your training schedule? Listen to this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Podcast with Sports Scientist, Shona Hendricks for the answers.
Choosing the right Comrades Training Program for you
As with any race, preparation is key. That includes picking the right training program for you and getting ready for the Comrades Marathon is no different. It is vital that you pick the right program for your level to ensure that come race day you are fresh, healthy, fit and perfectly prepared for the journey between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.
Training for an Ultra but mostly training on Trails
Are you training for an Ultra Marathon but do most of your training on the trails? Is it advisable to spend more time on the trails when your goal race is a road event? How can you best manage your training for an Utra Marathon when you do most of your training off road? The answers in this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Podcast.
How to plan your year
Every year, we as runners tend to mostly take some form of a break, or ease off on the training, during the festive period. But how do you restart your year? How to plan? Do you just pick a race and "smash" it? How to get the most out of your running year is the topic for this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Podcast with Sports Scientist, Shona Hendricks.
What to do when you are four weeks out from your goal race and you pick up an injury?
You've trained hard for your goal race. It is four weeks away and you are eagerly awaiting race day. Then the worst nightmare happens. You pick up an injury. Panic mode sets in. Now what? Sports Scientist, Lindsey Parry explains what to do in this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Podcast.
When to push through pain when coming back from surgery or injury
You've been injured, are coming back from surgery. And in training you feel pain. When is it good to push through the pain and when do you know when to back off? Sports Scientist, Devlin Eydin has the answers in this edition of the Ask Coach Parry Podcast.
I find the podcasts really interesting and informative. I find that even if I didn’t ask the question I learn something from the discussion. There just long/short enough to keep my attention
Great weekly Tips
Thoroughly enjoy the weekly Ask Parry segment. The Q&A is very informative!