Episode 38 - Seeking the Right Running Advice: Lauren Howarth
On this fortnight's show we speak to Team New Balance Athlete Lauren Howarth. We talk about the major impact a period of 'clean eating' has had on her long term career and health. We talk about the difficulty of finding the right advice and the impact of her current coach, Steve Vernon, has had in getting her back on track. We also discuss the Hackney Half Prize Draw, Jermaine's snowboarding skills and Shaun's desire to present the One Show.
We discuss the Frankfurt Marathon with England international marathon runner, Aaron Scott. We talk about his training and preparation for the race and what the course has in store for Shaun
This week we speak to Goodgym founder Ivo Gormley- the group who encourage runners to use their runs to benefit the community.
We start Shaun’s journey to the Frankfurt Marathon. We speak to top American distance runner Nate Jenkins about his training philosophy and how Shaun can adapt his training to follow a ‘Canova’ style Marathon build up
Do we , as runners, fetishize pain? Does Strava radically alter our experience of running? What affect does Capitalism have on our desire to keep running PB’s. All discussed here with journalist Sam Robinson.
This week we talk to Sports Psychologist Andy Lane. We discuss how Marathon runners can train the mind to improve performance.
How do you cope with running in the heat? The only European ever to podium at Marathon Des Sables tells us how he prepares. We also talk how to mentally stay competitive on long races ….and how and when you should ahem….relieve yourself.
We discuss one of the most exciting track races on the European racing calendar- The Night of the 10000m Pb’s. We talk to head honcho, Ben Pochee about the origins of the event and the Team from Left Spike and Soar about some of the things we should look forward to this year.
This week we speak to Rekik from Run Africa in Addis Ababa. They provide altitude training camps with a difference- helping you train while giving vocational training opportunities and employment to local athletes.
We discuss the forthcoming London Marathon with elite debutante Rebecca Murray. We touch on her taper plans, her nutrition strategy and how she plans to deal with in-race demons.
This week we discuss Running Technique with top Sports Podiatrist, Steve Connor. We discuss hip drops, one leg squats till the cows come home, and Charlotte Purdue's horrible feet. Oh and sorry in advance for Jermaine's horrible bus story.