Author: Primal Endurance

#97: Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns covers more Q&A, particularly the importance of having a flexible, intuitive approach instead of trying to adhere to a robotic schedule. It’s fine to plan and schedule important workouts around other life responsibilities, but your workouts must always be subject to adjustment on the fly. We also talk about fueling strategies in…

#96: Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns covers a few questions, going deep into some of the most important themes of successful endurance training, including: not stressing about how slow your aerobic pace is! It’s all about becoming more efficient at the low heart rates. Yes, going below aerobic max is just fine and develops those important aerobic energy…

Interval Show #24: Reasons and Benefits of Strength Training

Host Brad Kearns returns to the series of Interval shows covering content in the Primal Endurance book. Here we review Chapter 7 on strength training, discussing the rationale and benefits of strength training for endurance athletes: preserving good form while fatigued and reducing injury risk, getting a desirable pulse of adaptive, anti-aging hormones into the…

#95: Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner…

Interval Show #23: Reasons and Benefits of Strength Training

Host Brad Kearns returns to the series of Interval shows covering content in the Primal Endurance book. Here we review Chapter 7 on strength training, discussing the rationale and benefits of strength training for endurance athletes: preserving good form while fatigued and reducing injury risk, getting a desirable pulse of adaptive, anti-aging hormones into the…

#94: Listener Q&A

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner that…

#93: Lindsay Taylor, Part 2

Host Brad Kearns welcomes back Lindsay Taylor, Ph.D., for part two of their meeting together. Enjoy today’s show as they discuss many common questions among endurance athletes, such as, how to maximize training without being too stressed, the importance of genetics, and how to achieve the best time.   Does all the new technology out…

Interval Show #22: Personal Keto Experiment, Part 2

Brad Kearns joins Foreigner on stage for a bit of Cold as Ice, then talks about his typical daily eating patterns during his nutritional keto journey: Fasting in the morning until experiencing feelings of true hunger; using an assortment of ketone supplements – especially before workouts (these products are the real deal, and deliver drug-level…

#92: Lindsay Taylor, Part 1

Host Brad Kearns welcomes back Primal Blueprint Publishing’s own Lindsay Taylor, Ph.D. to discuss the controversy surrounding aerobic heart rate, how to compete in races when we’ve been training so slowly, and whether we should ever incorporate cross-over point workouts into our regimen. What is the controversy about aerobic heart rate? What does aerobic threshold…

#91: Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns goes back to the mailbag with some great Q&A submissions. Can I do strength training during the aerobic base building phase? What if my endurance goals are not competitive, but rather to have fun and get some thrills on a mountain bike (even if this means elevated heart rates?)? How do you…

#90: Peter Defty Talks Optimized Fat Metabolism

Host Brad Kearns connects with Peter Defty, promoter of Optimized Fat Metabolism and Vespa energy food: Vespapower.com. Peter is a very early promoter of fat adapted training, and is a successful ultra distance athlete, with many marathons and a Western States 100-mile Endurance Run finish. Since the early 2000s, Peter has coached other athletes to optimize…

#89: Andrew MacNaughton Q&A

Host Brad Kearns welcomes Andrew to the hot seat as they tackle more Q&A sessions. Topics include: how quickly one can improve when slowing way down to stay aerobic, using perceived exertion in anaerobic type races like mountain biking, how to best consume calories during sustained workouts (including fine-tuning fat adaptation by consuming minimal amounts)…

Interval Show #18: Long-Term Eating Strategies

Host Brad Kearns talks about the various options for how to use keto as a long-term tool for metabolic optimization. Long term nutritional ketosis is recommended by oracles like Dr. Phil Maffetone and could be a good option for many. Cyclic ketosis is a reasonable choice, where you enjoy the benefits of fasting/keto-aligned meals and…

#88: Andrew MacNaughton Q&A

The popular Q&A shows have a new twist and Andrew MacNaughton, former elite pro, The Athletes Potential coach, and popular podcast repeat guest, tackles questions from listeners. Some of the questions lead us to hitting some big picture philosophical points hard. Andrew urges athletes to ignore the struggle and suffer mentality that is embedded in…

#87: Brock Armstrong

Brock Armstrong on protein, strength training, losing body fat, and self-testing  Host Brad Kearns welcomes popular recurring guest Brock Armstrong for a wide-ranging discussion, including: latest trends in ancestral health, why the protein fad is missing the boat, and how lowering protein might improve both health and peak performance (hint: shouldn’t be using protein as…

Interval Show #16: Going Keto – Practical Steps

Time to leverage the information from the previous shows and try out a ketogenic eating period! First, be sure you are highly fat adapted, ideally with months under your belt of primal aligned eating. In particular, you want a virtual elimination of grains, sugars and refined vegetable oils, and definitely an average daily carb intake…

#86: Michael Collins

Host Brad Kearns catches up with an old-time triathlon legend Michael Collins. Based in Irvine, CA, Michael is one of the leading triathlon swim and performance coaches in the country, and was a former pro competitor back in the late 80s and early 90s. He has been competing in assorted endurance and multi-sport events non-stop for…

Interval Show #15: Benefits of Going Keto

Ketone burning has assorted health and performance benefits, including drug-like anti-inflammatory properties and neuro-protective benefits. As a clean burning fuel (less oxidative stress than dirty burning glucose) it’s especially helpful to the brain. When your brain gets more oxygen and better neurotransmitter function during exercise, workouts seem easier and you consequently recover faster, as validated…

Interval Show #14: Ketogenic Eating Strategy

Fine-tuning Fat Adaption to Prepare for a Keto Experiment  On the heels of the numerous Interval shows on transitioning to Primal-style eating, host Brad Kearns discusses practical steps you can take to try a ketogenic eating period and experience the wide-ranging benefits.  First, explore the edges of your fat adaptation abilities by delaying your first…

#84: Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire…

#83: Ryan Hurst, GMB Fitness Co-Founder and Head Coach

Ryan Hurst is the co-founder and action man behind the wildly popular GMB Fitness. A former martial artist and longtime resident of Japan, Ryan brings a gentle, evolved approach to fitness that is beautifully evident in this fascinating interview. Ryan shares how training strategies he developed through decades of competitive gymnastics and martial arts can help anyone not only…

Interval Show #13: Ketogenic Endurance Training

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#82: Lindsay Taylor, Part 1

Lindsay Taylor – Psychology of the Endurance Athlete Host Brad Kearns welcomes back Primal Blueprint Publishing’s own Lindsay Taylor, Ph.D. to discuss big picture items like trusting the process and cultivating an intuitive approach. Lindsay has fielded many questions from listeners/readers lately on social media, and “how do I know {slowing down} is working?” is…

#81: Dr. Cate Shanahan, Part 2

Host Brad Kearns welcomes back Dr. Cate for part two of their meeting together. She has been hard at work preparing the launch of her revised and updated bestseller Deep Nutrition, originally published in 2008 and is relaunching a 512-page masterpiece in 2017. Cate gives you the straight scoop on her favorite topics, particularly the disastrous…

Interval Show #12: Dropping Excess Body Fat

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

Interval Show #11: Rewiring Your Appetite Hormones

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#78: Listener Q&A

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner that applies to a broad audience. Listen and enjoy learning…

Interval Show #10: Transitioning to a Nutrient-Dense Diet

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#77: 7 Habits of Highly Successful Endurance Athletes, Part 2

Host Brad Kearns covers the final four habits, picking up from the part 1 show of the first 3 habits as follows:  4.         Aerobic Emphasis: Endurance success is primarily dependent on aerobic efficiency. Aerobic base building delivers by far your best return on investment, and is best achieved by strictly limiting heart rate to aerobic…

Interval Show #9: Primal Eating Step 2

Primal Eating Step 2: Commit to Primal Foods The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights.…

#76: 7 Habits of Highly Success Endurance Athletes, Part 1

Host Brad Kearns covers a key takeaway from the Primal Endurance book, the list of 7 habits for success in endurance endeavors. In this show, Brad covers the first few habits as follows: Sleep: Sleep comes in at number one. Brad says it’s the next frontier of performance breakthroughs in all sports, especially endurance sports.…

Interval Show #8: Primal Eating Step 1

Primal Eating Step 1: Ditch grains, sugars and refined oils The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and…

Interval Show #7: Inconsistency is key: Brad’s Training Schedule Case Study

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

Interval Show #6: Olympic Bronze Medalist Nick Willis’s “Simply Running” Approach

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#75: Listener Q&A

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to…

Interval Show #5: When To Introduce High Intensity Workouts

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and purposeful…

Interval Show #4: Determining Your Maximum Aerobic Heart Rate

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and purposeful…

#73: Ironman Jordan Rapp and Andrew MacNaughton, Part 1

Host Brad Kearns travels to the SoCal training hamlet of Newbury Park to talk with triathlon legend and frequent podcast guest Andrew and leading Ironman athlete and techie whiz Jordan Rapp. Jordan talks about his 2016 season, including his Ironman qualifier win and his experience racing with the elites in Kona. The trio talk about how technology…

Interval Show #3: Mitochondrial Biogenesis

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and purposeful…

#72: Listener Q&A

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to open up…

Interval Show #2: Struggle And Suffer

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#71: Dr. Phil Maffetone Encore

Host Brad Kearns keeps the momentum going with another Maffetone show, this time getting personal with questions about Brad’s training methods and competitive results. Phil details his proclamation that you need never exceed 90% of max heart rate, even on your high intensity sessions. He describes the concept of “positive overreaching;” you need to stress…

Interval Show #1: Elephant in the Room

The Primal Endurance podcast Interval shows are published in between our full-length feature episodes published on Fridays. For the Interval episodes, podcast host Brad Kearns discusses various elements of the Primal Endurance approach, pulling from topics in the book/digital course and adding some candid and fresh insights. The Interval shows will keep you focused and…

#70: Dr. Phil Maffetone

Host Brad Kearns catches up with Dr. Phil Maffetone, the aerobic training oracle in Oracle, AZ, host of PhilMaffetone.com, and author of The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing. It’s been a while since Phil’s been on the show – check the old episodes for some great commentary on aerobic training and balancing fitness…

#69: Listener Q&A

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to open up…

#68: Debbie Potts

Host Brad Kearns talks to WHOLE Athlete Podcast hostess Debbie Potts—author, personal trainer and 6-time Hawaii Ironman finisher. Debbie relates her story of suffering from sudden and severe adrenal burnout while racing at the peak of her career, and her awakening and recalibrating toward health with her WHOLEistic Method. For you type-A athletes who are…

#67: Marc Bubbs

Host Brad Kearns talks to Dr. Marc Bubbs, sport nutrition lead for Canada Basketball and the men’s Olympic Basketball team, and progressive healer in Toronto. Marc is the author of The Paleo Project, a book about personalizing your approach to paleo eating and living. Mark applies a comprehensive approach to his elite athletes and ordinary…

#66: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to…

#65: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to…

#63: Lindsay Taylor, Part 1

Primal Endurance Podcast goes deep with Primal Blueprint Publishing’s very own Lindsay Taylor, PhD., UC Berkeley trained behavioral psychologist, lead writer/editor for Primal projects, busy soccer mom and ironman triathlete. Lindsay talks about the psychological aspects of endurance training, including topics like goal setting, understanding your personality to match your environmental circumstances accordingly, and the…

#62: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Some recurring themes are coming through with many questioners. In particular, the questioning how “180-age” aerobic maximum heart rate limit applies to real-life goals and the desire to…

#61: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air. Topics include: can the Primal Endurance approach apply to high school distance runners? Must young athletes adhere to the “180-age” aerobic principles? How to reconcile the “total fitness”…

#60: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns tackles listener/reader Q&A. Topics include the disparity in perceived effort between cycling and running at aerobic max; what is the ‘low-end’ heart rate for aerobic workouts (the answer will surprise you!); integrating Primal Endurance principles for Spartan Race competition; how stubborn excess body fat might be there as a consequence of too much…

#59: Mark Allen

Host Brad Kearns catches up with Mark Allen, the greatest triathlete in history, who has a record six victories at the Hawaii Ironman and ten victories at the Nice, France World Long Course Championship. Today, he is a popular triathlon coach at MarkAllenCoaching.com, TV commentator, corporate speaker, author, and presenter of “Fit Soul, Fit Body”…

#58: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

Brad Kearns is back with more listener/reader Q&A. Topics include syncing the seemingly conflicting Primal Blueprint Fitness principles (move, lift, sprint) with the Primal Endurance periodization principles; how technique is the most important improvement factor for swimming; how sprints turbocharge body fat reduction; getting frustrated with slow pace aerobic training, and much more!   Email…

#54: Warren Pole of 33Shake.com

Host Brad Kearns talks with 33Shake.com founder Warren Pole about their revolutionary new natural energy gel product made from chia seeds. While the Primal Endurance approach rips on sugary performance nutrition products like drinks, gels, and bars, there are minimal alternatives for fat adapted athletes trying to get a quality source of energy on the go.…

#53: Zach Bitter

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…

#51: Brad Kearns on The Importance of Aerobic Base Building

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…

#50: Listener Q&A with Brad Kearns

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…

#48: Brad Kearns and Andrew MacNaughton

Brad and Andrew are at it again with a free-flowing conversation hitting on some key Primal Endurance principles, as well as assorted pearly-nuggets from the duos’ decades of experience racing and coaching endurance athletes. Andrew emphasizes the importance of training by feel, cultivating a strong enthusiasm to train and honoring times when your enthusiasm is…

#44: Dr. Phil Maffetone

Host Brad Kearns is back in the studio with author and podcast alum, Dr. Phil Maffetone. Brad and Phil discuss the common “short-cut syndrome” of the typical endurance training program, leading too many athletes to become fitter, at the expense of their health. Learn how to become optimally fit, without sacrificing health, inducing injury, fatigue,…

#42: Andrew MacNaughton & Brad Kearns on Life Transformation

Andrew and Brad discuss how to “solve the puzzle” of transitioning gracefully through major shifts in career or life. In the athletic world, many struggle on the occasion of retirement because the intensity of competition and attention is difficult or impossible to match in more traditional career pursuits. A process-oriented mindset is urged, so that…

#41: Primal Endurance, Chapters 8 & 9

Hi folks, today will wrap up our chapter-by-chapter summary series on Primal Endurance, finishing with Chapters 8 and 9! Chapter 8 goes over complimentary movement practices and Chapter 9 will rundown the best-of-the-best recovery techniques. So we’re talking about all the peripheral stuff that goes outside the core workouts that prepare you for endurance competitions.…

#40: Simon Whitfield

On today’s special show, hosts Brad Kearns and Andrew MacNaughton connect with retired triathlon legend Simon Whitfield from Victoria, B.C., Canada. Simon details his remarkable victory in the inaugural Olympic triathlon in Sydney, Australia in 2000, along with other memories and perspectives gained from his lengthy career at the top of the sport. Simon is…

#39: Primal Endurance, Chapter 6

Hi folks! We’re back this week with our chapter-by-chapter summary of Primal Endurance. Today we’re taking a look at Chapter 6: Sprinting. Learn how to properly integrate these high intensity workouts into your endurance training schedule and the assorted benefits you’ll get from doing occasional sprints, which teach your body to perform at maximum intensity…

#38: Primal Endurance, Chapter 5

Happy Friday, listeners! We’re back to our chapter-by-chapter breakdown of Primal Endurance. This week, we’re taking a look at Chapter 5: Strength Training. Learn how to properly (and safely) integrate high-intensity strength training workouts into your endurance training program. Be your own gym by incorporating full body functional movements such as; push-ups, planks, and squats.…

#34: 115 Things Endurance Athletes Need to Know

Tune into this special preview of Mark Sisson’s newest book, Primal Endurance. Show host and co-author, Brad Kearns, details 115 things you’ll need to know as a Primal Endurance Athlete, including: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Primal Endurance Athletes, what your training schedule should look like per season, over the course over the entire…

#33: Brad Kearns on Aerobic Base Building

Brad talks about maybe the most important element of a successful endurance program–emphasizing aerobic base building at the proper heart rates. This fast paced narration will give you the straight scoop about how to train aerobically, and help you avoid the egregious mistakes that endurance athletes of all ability levels make when they drift into…

#32: Nell Stephenson

Host Brad Kearns talks with Los Angeles-based author, diet coach and Ironman triathlete Nell Stephenson. Nell, the author of Paleoista, is on the cutting edge of fat adapted endurance training. She details her gradual transition from carb-dependent endurance athlete to being fully fat adapted. She started by ditching gluten, ditching other grains, then trying to exercise…

#31: Elle Russ & Brad Kearns

Host Elle Russ turns the tables on host Brad Kearns and makes him an interview guest. Brad discusses his athletic background, including his unlikely ascent into the elite professional triathlete ranks with arguably the greatest upset in the history of the sport as a rookie triathlete; his early coach/athlete relationship with Mark Sisson and how it…

#29: Christopher Walker

Host Brad Kearns talks to testosterone expert Christopher Walker, who details a remarkable story of self-healing from serious endocrine problems. Don’t flinch at the title—Chris’ approach is the opposite of the magic supplement obsessed blather you typically hear on the topic of testosterone enhancement. Chris was a college student at Duke and a hardcore triathlete…

#28: David Epstein

Host Brad Kearns welcomes the red-hot author David Epstein to the show, on the heels of his whirlwind global tour to promote his bestselling book, The Sports Gene: Inside the science of extraordinary athletic performance. This is widely regarded as the seminal book on the topic of genetics in sports, and in it Dave dispels…

#27: Brad Kearns & Brock Armstrong

Description: The hosts with the most, Brad and Brock, return for another ridiculously interesting, free-flowing conversation on all matters of endurance training. First, they discuss how physically demanding jobs might impact training for endurance events—like nurses doing shift work or construction workers trying to train alongside the office workers. There are benefits to “moving frequently”…

#26: Andrew MacNaughton

Recurring guest Andrew MacNaughton joins host Brad Kearns to get into the technique matters such as: Swimming: Turnover rate vs stroke length Cycling: determining optimal cadence Running: determining optimal technique and stride patterns As usual, Brad and Andrew go off on interesting and informative tangents. At the end of the show, Andrew drops the most…

#25: Chuck Hixson

Host Brad Kearns joins Chuck Hixson, CEO of AVAcore Technologies in Michigan, exclusive manufacturers of a phenomenal recovery product known as the RTX (Rapid Thermal Exchange) cooling glove. The product was developed in consultation with Stanford University researchers who made a stunning discovery in the laboratory related to improving peak performance—dramatically—by quickly cooling body temperature.…