Sweat Elite Podcast podcast

Sweat Elite Podcast

Sweat Elite

Interviews with Elite Athletes, Professional Coaches, Sport Scientists and Thought Leaders in the Sport of Running.

61 Episodes

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    #61 - Nick Bester - How to start and grow a coaching company

    38:39

    Nick Bester is the founder and head coach of one of the worlds fastest growing coaching companies - Best Athletics.  Nick is a sub elite marathon runner himself with a sub 2:20 Marathon target at the Rotterdam Marathon in April. In this conversation Nick shares insights into starting a coaching company and growing it to be over 100 members in size in a little over a year, his training plans to run under 2:20 at the Rotterdam Marathon, simple tips for runners to improve... and more.   Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #60 - Peter Bii - An insight into the life and training of Kenyan athletes

    51:16

    Peter Bii is the coach of the Asics Chojo Project in Iten, Kenya. In this episode Peter sat down with Tait Hearps and Angus Teeton (who has been producing our videos in Kenya) and told us all about how his athletes live and train. He also gives us great insight into what life in the training camp looks like for athletes, and the pathways for junior athletes in Kenya. Members of the Chojo Group include Hillary Koech (59:42 half marathon), Ronald Kirui (59:39 half marathon) and Alfred Kipchirchir (60:58 half marathon), all of whom have featured in recent videos coming out of Iten. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #59 - Matt Fox and Angus Teeton - Sweat Elite Videography

    1:26:06

    Angus Teeton (the man creating the training videos out of Kenya)  joins the Sweat Elite podcast to discuss all things Sweat Elite Youtube. This is a different format to our regular podcast - a conversation between Angus and Matt about creating the Sweat Elite Training Sessions Youtube Channel - how it started, where it's headed and plenty of stories over the last 7.5 months. Topics and questions answered (survey via Matt's Instagram) include: * Have you fallen off the bike while filming? (short answer - a few times) * Why aren’t more females featured? * Camera equipment and software used * Are we nervous before filming any athletes? * Boulder drama (between some coaches) leading to Matt no longer filming them  * Awkward moments  * Balancing training and filming  * Funniest athletes worked with  * Much more! We've had the most amount of new subscribers ever in a single week this week (over Christmas). Thank you to our subscribers! Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/    
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    #58 - Jim Walmsley (Christmas Edition)

    56:36

    Merry Christmas from the team at Sweat Elite! Our Christmas day release features Jim Walmsley - one of the greatest ultra-marathoners of all time. He has the 50-mile world record, and holds the course records at (among many others) UTCT 100km, Tarawera Ultramarathon, Lake Sonoma 50 and Western States Endurance Run 100 miler which he won for the third time this year. This is Jim’s second appearance on the Sweat Elite podcast (first episode is #27). Our conversation delves into his last 18 months of racing and training. We discuss things that have changed in his approach to preparing for the wide variety of races he competes in, nutrition, race logistics, cross training, his race plans for the coming year and where he sees trail running heading. Jim took time out of a busy holiday season schedule to have this conversation a couple days out from Christmas, he gives lots of insight into what goes on behind the scenes for him to pull off the massive feats for which he is so renown. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #57 - Anthony Fletcher (Biomechanics Expert)

    56:30

    Anthony Fletcher is a London based expert in Biomechanics and the Founder of One Track Club - "A run club & coaching platform feating live, expert-coached virtual runs, strength & mobility workouts, physical track sessions & 1-2-1 bespoke coaching."  In this episode- Anthony shares insights into biomechanics for runners, common injuries and how to prevent them, his work with assisting Stephanie Twell (UK Olympian - Marathon) with her biomechanics, how to prevent muscle cramping and more. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/ -- -- --  Link to study on Muscle Cramping mentioned: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29857264/ -- -- --  Anthony Fletcher instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aka_fletch/ One Track Club Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/onetrack_club/ Matt Fox Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mattinglisfox/ Sweat Elite Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sweatelite/
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    #56 - Kyle Merber

    32:43

    Kyler Merber currently produces The Lap Count - one of the most popular Track & Field newsletters. "The Wednesday Morning Newsletter For Diehard Track & Field Fans!" https://thelapcount.substack.com/ Prior to The Lap Count Kyle was a middle distance athlete competing for HOKA One One with PR's of 3:34 for the 1500m, 3:54 for the Mile and still to this day holds two World Records - the 4x800m relay and the Distance Medley relay. In this interview Kyle shares his motivations for starting The Lap Count as well as insights into how the content is sourced and published as well as his thoughts on the how athletes can offer more value to brands. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #55 - Harvey Nelson

    40:59

    Harvey Nelson of McKirdy Trained HP placed 18th (5th American) at the Boston Marathon 2021 on debut and spent over 1 minute of his 2:14:47 stationary - tune in this episode to hear the story.  Harvey has a Half Marathon best of 61:48 and shares insights into his Boston Marathon build up as well as dream marathons, favorite and most dreaded workouts and more. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #54 - Brad Beer

    42:20

    Brad Beer is a sports and exercise physiotherapist who treats many of the world's elite distance runners, triathletes, swimmers and surf life savers. Brad is the host of the Physical Performance Show Podcast (298 episodes featuring interviews with world class athletes, coaches, scientists and physiotherapists) and is the Head Physiotherapist for the Super League Triathlon Series. In this conversation Brad shares his learnings from the interviews conducted via the Physical Performance Show, some of the most common running related injuries (including achilles tendinopathy, shin-splints) and the strategies to heal them and more. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #53 - John Raneri

    32:18

    John Raneri is a 61:51 minute Half Marathoner and 2:13 Marathoner who placed 12th overall (5th American) at the NYC Marathon a few weeks ago. John trains with McKirdy Trained HP in Flagstaff Arizona and shares insights into his NYC Marathon build up and thoughts about his performance in the race itself in this conversation. Other topics include strength training, dream marathons and doing some recovery runs fast. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight. Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/
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    #52 - Nell Rojas

    38:09

    Nell Rojas placed 6th at the Boston Marathon 2021 (1st American) while running a personal best of 2:27:12. Nell is a strength training specialist and shares plenty of insights into her strength training routine as well as her general running training program in this conversation. Content at Sweat Elite is made possible by Subscribers. Subscribing costs less then a coffee a fortnight (plus you'll access more content than non-subscribers). Subscribe here: https://www.sweatelite.co/subscribe-now/    

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