Sid Garza Hillman Shares Why Ultra Running is for Normal People

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My guest today is someone that has been in the running world from various angles over the years.

His most recent book, Ultra Running for Normal People, shares stories and lessons learned on the trails both as a runner and a race director.

I am looking forward to going a few easy miles today with Sid Garza Hillman.

Sid Garza Hillman

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QT: Digging Into the Basics of Heart Rate Training

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On the surface, the basics of heart rate training are pretty simple.

Keep your heart rate below a certain level, or within a certain zone, during your runs.

Understanding heart rate training, and especially wrapping your head around how running easier/slower most of the time is perhaps the best thing you can do to go faster on race day, is a bit less straightforward.

However you feel about heart rate training, understanding why it’s effective can help you move forward as a runner. Read more

Listener Q&A: January 2024

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For the 10th straight year, we are wrapping up January with a little Q&A!

What

I didn’t realize I’ve been doing these episodes for so long either, but here we are.

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Marko Kasic Is Using Sports as a Tool to Help Empower the Youth


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Today’s guest works to make a difference in the world every day and running is a big part of that.

He started a run streak on January 1, 2023, and he’s still going strong a year later.

I look forward to going a few easy miles with Marko Kasic today!

Marko Kasic

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QT: When Mother Nature Gives You Lemons, Make Treadmill Lemonade (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 691 released in February of 2019 and is more or less copy and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

No matter how much I personally dislike running on the treadmill, I can’t deny that for some folks the treadmill is a necessary evil.

Several of the #DizRunners aren’t exactly fans of the treadmill, but due to the crazy weather this winter there are more than a few that have been logging some miles on the dreadmill.

For real though, my heart breaks for them!

That said, there are some ways you can make treadmill lemonade when you’re stuck running inside. Read more