EP 668: Running with Science

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In this episode, Scott and Don play a type of true or false game with frequent guest Alex Hutchinson.  Play along as Scott and Don try to predict the outcomes or findings of the article without reading it.  They discuss various articles that Alex has written about in his Outside Online column, Sweat Science about and reveal whether they are true or false. We discuss various topics related to running, including foot core training, altitude training, and the durability of super shoes.

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If you haven’t read one of the best books for runners, “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance”, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Buy and read the book
  2. Listen to Part 1 – where we talk about the Unforgiving Minute, The Conscience Quitter, Heat, and Belief
  3. Listen to Part 2 – where we talk about the Central Governor Thoery, Pain and Training the Brain
  4. Listen to Part 3 – where we talk about Oxygen, Fuel, and Zapping the Brain
  5. Listen to Part 4 -our first Episode with Alex where he comes on and talks about the entire book

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