Podcast

Update from Brad

Future Primal Endurance shows will be published on the Primal Blueprint Podcast channel. Please subscribe and enjoy the diverse content on this thriving channel. You’ll see the Endurance shows designated accordingly for quick access at a glance. You’ll also enjoy feature interviews from ancestral health leaders, shows dedicated to keto, and narrations of MarksDailyApple.com posts.    In…

Andre Obradovic: “Life is too Short to Suffer”

Brad welcomes back popular Australian guest Andre Obradovic to go off script and talk about real-life matters not related to workout strategy, but of critical importance to your happiness and effectiveness as a parent, partner or career person. If you caught Andre’s previous shows, you will love his colorful, hard-hitting commentary about what it takes to succeed as…

Phil Maffetone: Barefoot breakthroughs, getting stronger, keeping fit as you age

After the awesome big picture show about healthy living and avoiding the manipulations of today’s mainstream media and marketing forces, Brad welcomes Dr. Maffetone back for a show on the usual popular topics of endurance peak performance. First, Phil discusses the amazing marathoner Eluid Kipchoge, and how he can finally hit the magic 1:59 barrier. First, running…

Logan Schwartz–Transforming From Training Mentality to Lifestyle Mentality

Brad welcomes Logan Schwartz of AustinVitalityCoach.com to discuss evolved concepts of athletic training within the context of healthy living. It’s time to reject the flawed and narrow focus of the traditional athletic training approach, where the focus is on work output connected specifically to your athletic goals. Logan, like other thought leaders, places the emphasis…

Q&A and Brad Monologue

Brad kicks off with the news that Primal Endurance podcast episodes are moving over to publish on the Primal Blueprint channel in the near future! All archived Primal Endurance shows will live forever on the existing podcast channel, but be sure to subscribe to the Primal Blueprint channel, where you will see shows labeled “Endurance,” Brad‘s other…

Listener Q&A

Brad talks about an assortment of interesting concepts, including: Fasting (and not exercising at all) to beat out a cold. The nuance of the “S” pattern in the swim stroke and, while technically accurate, might mess up yo’ head like a technical golf swing tip. The difference between improving your MAF performance time versus improving your…

Dude Spellings, Part 2

Brad continues a lively conversation with Dude Spellings of Austin, TX. Dude describes how he overcame his frustration with his “slow” MAF training and allowed himself to build a strong aerobic base. Oh yeah, he also lost another 25 pounds to get down to lean, mean racing weight decades after being a hotshot young runner.…

Dude Spellings, Part 1

Brad Kearns talks to a big-time peak performance enthusiast from Austin, TX named Dude Spellings. Dude is an avid Speedgolfer, primal/paleo/keto eater, cold therapy enthusiast, and endurance athlete devoted to the Primal Endurance approach. He is deep into the primal living journey and a student of all latest health topics and you will enjoy this…

Deconstructing Eluid Kipchoge’s Incredible Marathon World Record

This episode was inspired by awesome email commentary from a devoted listener, Primal Endurance advocate, and accomplished collegiate level runner Jack McGinness. Kipchoge recently ran the Berlin Marathon in 2:01.39, shattering the previous record and closing in on the previously unfathomable 2:00 barrier. Kipchoge’s pace per mile was an astonishing 4:39. Most accomplished runners would…

Rethinking No Pain, No Gain

This show is about rethinking the basic notions of athletic training, particularly the ‘no pain no gain’ model that’s been widely criticized but is still embedded into DNA of many endurance athletes. Brad offers insights from four experts that may just blow your mind and get you to make some changes in your schedule that can…

Phil Maffetone Pt.2 (Rebroadcast)

Listen in as Brad Kearns and Dr. Phil Maffetone have a casual chat about an assortment of interesting topics related to endurance training and general health. Brad complains about his crash and burn patterns, where he feels great for a while and then has down periods of diminished energy and training output. Dr. Maffetone speculates…

Phil Maffetone

Host Brad Kearns talks to one of the true legends of endurance athletics, Dr. Phil Maffetone. Dr. Maffetone has advised some of the greatest endurance athletes in history, like triathlon champions Mike Pigg and Mark Allen. For decades, Dr. Maffetone has been promoting the benefits of aerobic development and how to protect and nourish health…

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”…

Andre Obradovic

By popular demand, Andre is back on the show! This engaging chap from Australia generated great accolades on his first podcast appearance, so Brad and Dr. Lindsay Taylor catch up with him again to talk about his life coaching strategies. Yes, this stuff has a direct and important application to your endurance goals and overall…

Listener Q&A

Dave Reed from the UK has been really working with the book since January and has adopted primal diet, MAF training and now is fat adapted.  He has been racing but finds his performance has dipped.  Would going MAF since January have caused a dip in my performance with the increased benefit being seen after a…

#160: Listener Q&A

Brad covers some very thoughtful Q&A, including where weights might fit into the seemingly rigid guidelines and how Primal Endurance differs from Primal Blueprint Fitness guidelines. He looks at the possibility of over-consuming fat and possibly compromising fat loss goals. Brad’s super duper awesome cure for plantar fasciitis, how MAF might require you to slow down to…

#158: Tom Seabourne

Brad catches up with Guinness World Record holding ultra-endurance athlete Tom Seabourne, a professor of Exercise Physiology at Northeast Texas Community College who has pushed the limits of human endurance with numerous finishes in what Outside magazine calls the toughest athletic event in the world: The non-stop solo bicycle Race Across America (RAAM). Tom and…

#157: How To Run Faster

Brad lays out a master plan to improve your running performance, looking beyond the obvious and sometimes misguided insights to push harder, add more speed workouts, or run more miles. Endurance athletes often overlook the importance of technique, and often exhibit horrible technique. No excuses are such a simple sport! Golf – plenty of excuses…

#156: How to Swim Faster

Brad lays out a master plan for you to improve your swimming performance in multisport events. And no, sorry, it’s not about pushing harder and grinding out more yards. It entails a strategic approach where you emphasize the right things and work smarter instead of harder. Let’s consider that there are three components to swimming…

#155: Facebook Live Listener Q&A

Host Brad Kearns ups the ante and records this podcast as a Facebook Live event! You can find the video to the show archived on the Primal Endurance Facebook page. Frequent contributor David Lapp weighs in on the do’s and don’ts of cold water therapy (use away from the training stimulus). An interesting question is…

#154: Deep Questions

Brad fields many interesting and unusual questions in today’s podcast. Question from Charles: What entails maximum sustained power training? How often should a person do this?  [00:01:27] Brad warns about the danger of road cycling. [00:12:11]  Brad explains workouts done properly. [00:18:08]  David Lapp asks: How do you get rid of the bad habit of…

#153: Andre Obradovic: Don’t Be A Muppet, Be a Powerful, Fat Burning Beast

Host Brad Kearns talks to Andre Obradovic from Melbourne, Australia. Andre is a highly engaging personal trainer, triathlon coach, and elite level performer in the 50+ ranks at 70.3 triathlon?ranked 10th in the Ironman All World Athlete rankings for Australia, the most competitive triathlon environment on the planet, mate. Andre’s remarkable story of transitioning from…

#152: 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 about the…

#151: Mark Cucuzella

Host Brad Kearns welcomes pioneering physician and legendary endurance runner Dr. Mark Cucuzella of West Virginia. Mark has run a sub-3 hour marathon for 31 consecutive years! With an all-time best of 2:24, he is still going strong at age 51. And he is doing this stuff in barefoot/minimal footwear. He opened the nations first minimalist running shoe store called TwoRiversTreads.…

#150: 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 about the…

#149: 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 about the…

#148: 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 about the…

# 147: Andrew MacNaughton

Host Brad Kearns welcomes favored recurring guest Andrew MacNaughton of TheAthletesPotential. It’s been a while since we caught up with Andrew, so he details his dietary experimentation with keto, his return to training after a year of minimal exercise, and the usual assortment of juicy asides and insights about adopting the proper mindset for endurance exercise.…

#146: 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 about the…

#145: Catching Up With Brad, Part 2

Brad continues to discuss topics of recent interest and new strategies he is trying out in training experiments, including his plunging deep into the world of temperature therapy. In consult with Dr. Kelly Starrett, author of Becoming a Supple Leopard and founder of MobilityWOD.com, you’ll get tips to start using cold water therapy as well as…

#143: Simon Marshall

Lindsay welcomes Simon Marshall, Ph.D., one half of the brain trust behind Braveheart Coaching (braveheartcoach.com) and co-author along with his wife Lesley Paterson of The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion. Simon is an expert in helping athletes of all levels wrangle their inner “chimp brains” so they can pursue their…

#142: 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 about the…

# 141: Brock Armstrong

Host Brad Kearns welcomes the Brock the Renaissance man from Vancouver, Canada. Brock is deep into the podcast scene as a producer and host of numerous health/fitness/primal-paleo/biohacking style shows, and also a longtime endurance coach. His Workplace Hero podcast helps those with sedentary office jobs make the best of their surroundings and minimize the health…

#140: Tom Hughes

Host Brad Kearns welcomes Tom Hughes of Tri Mechanics in Great Britain. Tom is an expert in skill development and technique for endurance sports, and discusses the benefits of using barefoot/minimalist shoes to refine good running technique. Interestingly, wearing comfortable, cushiony shoes causes more actual impact trauma to your joints (you just can’t feel it),…

#139: Aligning Behavior with Stated Goals

Hosts Brad Kearns and Dr. Linsday Taylor get deep into the psyche of the endurance athlete and address some of the common challenges. For happiness and well-being, it’s critical to behave in a manner congruent with your stated goals. When you are overtraining and dragging you and your ego thru ill-advised workouts, you depart from…

#138: 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 about the…

#137: 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 about the…

#136: Rethinking Recovery

Host Brad Kearns talks in more detail about the importance of rethinking recovery, on the heels of the landmark MarksDailyApple.com post Rethinking Recovery, and also Brad’s recent podcast with Joel Jamieson. The profound insight for reflection is that we kinda sorta take recovery for granted in that we don’t acknowledge, understand, or account for the…

#135: Intensity vs. MAF

Host Brad Kearns dusts off the age-old dilemma for endurance athletes: the relative benefits and contribution of intense efforts versus a commitment to aerobic base building to deliver best results. Brad reflects on his recent show with Dave Scott, where Dave advocated frequent brief, high intensity bursts during endurance workouts to flush the cardiovascular system…

#134: Ben Lynch

Host Brad Kearns talks with Dr. Ben Lynch, author of the book Dirty Genes, which has hit #1 bestseller in its amazon category in January, 2018. Dr. Lynch explains with great clarity and specificity that your genes are not your destiny. He identifies individual genes that can cause health dysfunction and provides a detailed action plan to…

#120: 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 about the…

#119: Dave Scott

Host Brad Kearns catches up with the legendary Dave Scott, a 6-time Hawaii Ironman world champion and respected coach of both elite professional and amateur multisport enthusiasts. Dave is perhaps more steeped in the science of nutrition and exercise physiology than any other endurance athlete ever, so this show will give you insights on both cutting-edge science and also…

#132: 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 about the…

#130: Q&A for Older Athletes

Host Brad Kearns leverages his previous podcast dedicated to older athletes by addressing some Q&A from folks out there fighting the battle, going for ambitious race goes in the older age categories. Everyone talks about how recovery takes longer when you get older, so let’s get into the particulars of making sound training decisions, optimizing…

#129: Andrew MacNaughton, Performance vs. Health, Part 2

Picking up the momentum from the previous show, Brad and Andrew continue to debate the healthiest way to be a competitive athlete, especially as you deal with aging in the background. Topics include comprehensive health assessments like Brad’s NourishBalanceThrive.com journey or that offered as part of Andrew’s The Athletes Potential coaching services (andrewmacnaughton.com). Another important…

#127: 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 about the…

#126: Jacques Devore

Host Mark Sisson welcomes his old friend and strength training expert Jacques DeVore, proprietor of Sirens and Titans Fitness in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA. Jacques was featured extensively in the book Primal Endurance for his innovative Maximum Sustained Power (MSP) workout protocol that helps athletes experience performance breakthroughs with time-efficient workouts in the…

#125: Phil Maffetone: Training

Co-hosts Brad Kearns and Lindsay Taylor hit Phil with some questions, including several submitted by members of the popular MAF Method Facebook group and the Primal Endurance Facebook group. Phil sets the record straight on the concept of a modified Maffetone aerobic maximum heart rate calculation for fat-adapted athletes. “Doesn’t work,” says the MAF man…

#123: Tommy Wood

Host Brad Kearns welcomes Dr. Tommy Wood, Chief Medical Officer for NourishBalanceThrive.com, back to the show for a recap of Brad’s NourishBalanceThrive.com comprehensive health and peak performance biochemical testing. Listen to the first show with Dr. Tommy to get a sense of what his cutting-edge consultation program is all about. Brad agreed to be a guinea pig…

#122: End of Season Rest Season

Host Brad Kearns talks about the importance of taking a break both physically and mentally from the grind of the competitive season. A physical break is essential to rebalance the body from the prolonged production of stress hormones resulting from the many hours on the road as well as juggling workouts around a full calendar…

#121: Dan Pardi

In this episode, Lindsay talks to Dan Pardi, CEO of HumanOS. Dan’s mission is to develop health fluency, giving people the skills and knowledge they need to achieve maximum wellness. Lindsay met Dan at Paleo f(x) and ever since has been wanting to pick Dan’s brain about the idea of the quantified self: What kind…

#120: 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 about the…

#119: Dave Scott Q&A

Host Brad Kearns welcomes Dave Scott to the hot seat to tackle 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…

#118: Strength Training with Lindsay Taylor

This week Lindsay helps athletes sort out questions about how to strength train while still following Primal Endurance recommendations, and she answers the burning question: Do I need an aerobic base if I’m not a competitive athlete? (Spoiler alert: yes!!) Plus stretching, elevation training, and more! The question is: Are the benefits of building an…

#117: Scaring the Crap out of Older Athletes

Host Brad Kearns talks to older endurance athletes about strategies that will help you preserve your health as you pursue ambitious endurance goals. One thing to emphasize is aligning your competitive goals with your age, dude! Perhaps the extreme ultra distance events are best left to youngsters? No offense intended, but you don’t see 50-year-olds…

Regular Show #116: Listener Q&A: Lindsay Taylor

Lindsay Taylor 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…

Regular Show #112: Primal Endurance Recovery Tips, Part 4

Brad Kearns continues the discussion from last week with more recovery strategies, including:  Refueling: Its a tricky balance between replenishing muscle glycogen and obtaining other nutrients when depleted, and becoming fat adapted/losing excess body fat by fasting in conjunction with intense workouts.  R&R: A more chill approach to life and your daily routine can help…

Regular Show #111: Listener Q&A

Podcast 111, Q and A A listener asks: What do you think about doing a MAF test for a set time? [00:02:18]  As an older athlete who wants to compete, what is the best way maintaining the muscle mass and keeping the heart in good shape? [00:03:18]  What is the difference between FTP training and…

Regular Show #109: Chris Kelly

Host Brad Kearns talks to Chris Kelly of NourishBalanceThrive.com – a comprehensive health and peak performance testing and consultation program for athletes. Chris works in conjunction with Dr. Tommy Wood, a previous podcast guest. They have put over 1,000 athletes through their program, including many Olympic and world level performers. Everyone tested to date has…

#107: Brad Kearns & Elle Russ (Part.2)

Elle Russ and Brad Kearns, Primal Endurance Online Course, Part 2 The second part of the Primal Endurance Online Mastery course discusses how Primal-style eating integrates into endurance training goals. Becoming fat adapted through dietary transformation can actually make you a faster endurance athlete, by improving your ability to burn stored fat for energy. Eating…

Interval Show #37: Digital Course Launch Promo

 Introducing Primal Endurance Online Mastery Course!   Host Brad Kearns introduces the Primal Endurance Online Multimedia Mastery Course – everything you need to succeed as a Primal Endurance athlete. Ditch carbohydrate dependency and become a fat burning beast with this comprehensive educational experience consisting of over 120 videos, the Primal Endurance eBook and unabridged audio…

#106: Brad Kearns & Elle Russ (Part.1)

Primal Blueprint Podcast hostess Elle Russ joins Primal Endurance Podcast host Brad Kearns in Malibu to discuss the release of the long-awaited Primal Endurance Online Mastery Course. This ambitious project is a comprehensive multimedia educational experience that essentially brings the book Primal Endurance to life through videos, eBooks and audio presentations. In this part 1…

Interval Show #36: Morning Routine

Developing a Morning Flexibility/Mobility Routine   Host Brad Kearns describes with great enthusiasm his recently adopted energizing morning routine that has become a fixture in his overall workout program over the past few months. Developing a customized morning routine and doing it first thing in the morning every single day helps make this an easily…

#105: 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…

#104: 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…

Interval Show #34: Importance of Play and Cultivating a Playful Mindset

Endurance sports are tough and involve plenty of suffering. The Type A behavior patterns common among enthusiasts can actually hamper your progress by promoting chronic patterns, insufficient stress/rest balance, and an overly stressful mindset about your workouts and races. The key is to release your attachment to the outcome of your competitive efforts, take what…

Interval Show #33: Increase Everyday Movement, Part 3

Increase Everyday Movement, Part 3: Practical Tips On the heels of two shows detailing the problems associated with insufficient movement and the importance of finding ways to move more each day, host Brad Kearns offers up some practical suggestions to increase general everyday movement. Topics include: walk everywhere you can!; take frequent cognitive breaks (refreshes…

#102: Mark talks to Joe DeSena

Mark Sisson chats with Joe DeSena – the founder and CEO of Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle racing company. Mark and Joe talk about endurance racing, including the wildly popular Spartan Race brand that Joe has built, and other entrepreneurial topics in this show.  Talking about Spartan Race, this obstacle race, Mark wonders why this…

Interval Show #31: Increase Everyday Movement, Part 1

Increasing all forms of general everyday movement is a critical element of the endurance athlete’s lifestyle. There are adverse metabolic and cognitive consequences from prolonged periods of sitting – you become more insulin resistant, dysregulate critical appetite and metabolic hormones, and suffer from assorted musculoskeletal problems, such as weakened glutes and tight hamstrings and hip…

#101: Dr. Tommy Wood

Dr. Tommy Wood On Optimizing Performance and Diet Host Brad Kearns talks to Dr. Tommy Wood, Chief Medical Officer of Nourish, Balance, Thrive, an online-based company using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. Tommy is big-time, with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, a medical degree from the University…

Interval Show #30: Complementary Movement Mobility Practices

Host Brad Kearns covers the complementary benefits of deliberate movement practices like yoga to balance the repetitive, fight or flight stimulation of endurance training. Pursuing assorted forms of play and toning down your linear, Type-A mentality to endurance goals will help ease the stress and increase enjoyment. Check out this episode!

#100: Andrew MacNaughton Coaching

Andrew MacNaughton on the ideal coach-athlete relationship Host Brad Kearns and Andrew MacNaughton talk about the most important dynamics of a successful and enjoyable coach-athlete relationship. In particular, the personal and intuitive elements differ from the common dynamic of the coach as a workout programmer. Andrew’s coaching operation, The Athlete’s Potential (TAP), embodies this evolved…

#99: Andrew MacNaughton

Andrew MacNaughton on the ideal coach-athlete relationship Host Brad Kearns and Andrew MacNaughton talk about the most important dynamics of a successful and enjoyable coach-athlete relationship. In particular, the personal and intuitive elements differ from the common dynamic of the coach as a workout programmer. Andrew’s coaching operation, The Athlete’s Potential (TAP), embodies this evolved…

#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…