Category: Extreme Running

Making the Transition from Heel Striking to Forefoot Running

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It’s a pretty well known fact in most running circles that heel striking and over striding leads to injury. Many runners have made the shift to forefoot running and in doing so have migrated to zero drop shoes.  Unfortunately for many, this transition has not come easy and has lead to a variety of new…

How too much exercise can kill you! The Haywire Heart

HaywireHeart

Have you ever asked yourself… “Am I doing too much, training too hard too often?” In this episode, Richard Diaz interviews Lennard Zinn and Chris Case the authors of – The Haywire Heart a book that reveals… How too much exercise can kill you, and what you can do to protect your heart. We all take…

A Conversation with the Fittest Runner I’ve ever met

Blue Benadum

It may seem like a heavy statement to say “The Fittest Runner I’ve Ever met” but in all the years of assessing the fitness of athletes (over two decades) this runner, Blue Benadum has consistently tested off the charts in a VO2max test, I’m talking over 85 mls/kg/min!  To put this in perspective,  a score…