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Primal Endurance Podcast

Welcome to The Primal Endurance Podcast, where we challenge the ineffective, overly stressful conventional approach to endurance training and provide a refreshing, sensible, healthy, fun alternative. Going primal frees you from carbohydrate dependency and turns you into a fat burning beast! Enjoy interviews from elite athletes, coaches, authors and scientists on the cutting edge of endurance training and performance.
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May 27, 2016

Brad Kearns visits with elite professional ultra-runner Zach Bitter. Besides being the national 100k champion and holder of many other titles and records, Zach is noted in the ultra community for his insightful blogging at zachbitter.com, and for his success at pushing the edges of human performance as a ketogenic endurance athlete.

As a participant in Dr. Jeff Volek's landmark FASTER study, Zach metabolized fat during exercise at nearly twice the previously believed absolute human maximum. Listen or watch on YouTube, as Zach discusses his revolutionary training methods, including how he uses ketogenic eating patterns to race more efficiently and recover faster. This dude is the real deal, and once ran 38 miles in 8.5 hours on no food!

May 20, 2016
Brad Kearns explains the common errors and misconceptions about the role of strength training for endurance athletes, and why it's so important to strength train in the proper manner, at the right times of the season.
 
Learn how to avoid the dreaded "blended" workouts that just leave you tired and over-trained, how increasing raw power and explosiveness will improve your endurance performance, and how to integrate strength workouts into your schedule without compromising your aerobic development. 
May 13, 2016

Brad Kearns mixes things up with a narration format podcast, addressing the most common question of Primal Endurance enthusiasts: Can I really slow down to go faster?

This commentary will get you focused and motivated to slow down and appreciate the importance and the scientific rationale for building an aerobic base, and being highly disciplined to keep your training heart rate at or below Dr. Phil Maffetone's "180-age" formula.

May 7, 2016

Brad Kearns addresses an assortment of podcast listeners/Primal Endurance reader questions. Topics covered include the all-important issue of building an aerobic base, and the importance of slowing down to go faster. Other questions about diet, cramping and effective scheduling are covered. Brad's secret solution to prevent cramping? Get in shape (seriously!). This episode is also available in video format on YouTube (more video podcasting coming in the future.

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