The Endurance Experience Podcast

The Endurance Experience Podcast

Join Tony Rich, Level II USAT certified coach, certified sports nutritionist, certified master swim coach, Level II TrainingPeaks Certified coach, Guinness World Record holder and finisher of over 100 long course events. Together with guests they'll discuss the science of self-propelled motion and also explore some of the most important topics within the intersection of endurance sports training, health, fitness, society and life current events.

Episodes

May 23, 2022 59 min
A conversation with Dave McGillivray, author and race director for the Boston Marathon. From his extraordinary 1978 run across the U.S. to benefit the Jimmy Fund to serving as technical director then race director of the BAA Boston Marathon since the 1980s, McGillivray has helped organize more than 1400 mass participatory events while raising millions for worthy causes close to his heart.

We have a conversation about his book, The L...
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A conversation with Carol Irwin PhD, one of the key researchers for more than a decade around the issue of swimming competence among populations. We discuss her research teams latest qualitative report “Factors impacting Swim participation and Competence,” which aims to understand why we see lower swimming proficiency rates in underserved populations.

Dr. Irwin has PhD in Curriculum and Instruction/Health Education and an MA Sport ...
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A conversation with endurance sports coach, author, and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald. He is the author of 31 books including Racing Weight, How to Get Lean for Peak Performances and Race like a Pro, (Even if You’re Slow). Just released this month.

We discuss endurance athletes and the concept of achieving an optimal performance weight or what athletes colloquially call “Race Weight.” We have a science and evidence-based discussion o...
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Taking a look back at clips from 5 of the most downloaded episodes in season 4 with updated commentary.

5:20: Herman Pontzer, PhD – Author of the book Burn on Metabolism, Nutrition and our Hunter-Gatherer Bodies | @HermanPontzer | Full Podcast https://apple.co/3uc0J6T

20:50: Tammy Hanson – Elite Education Manager U.S. Anti-Doping Agency | @usantidoping | Full Podcast https://apple.co/3IT9rv6

41:00: Jeff Sankoff, M.D. – Athle...
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A conversation on MLK day with Nathan Martin, the fastest U.S. born black marathoner ever. Nathan set the record for the fastest marathon time by a black man born in the United States at the 2020 Marathon Project with a time of 2:11:05 besting a 41-year-old record held by Herman Atkins. He is also a coach and substitute teacher.

He qualified for the Olympic Marathon trials in 2016 and 2020. This past November he finished 8th at the ...
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Joanna Harper is the only transgender person ever to be an adviser to the International Olympic Committee on matters of gender and sport. She’s the author of Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes. She is a medical physicist by profession and holds a master’s degree in medical physics. She is a transgender athlete an avid distance runner by choice and the only person in history to pu...
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A conversation with Dr. Jeff Sankoff, MD. He is an Emergency Physician, long time triathlete and USAT/IRONMAN University Certified coach and an accomplished triathlete himself. He produces the TriDoc Podcast that can be found on most popular podcast platforms and he’s the founder of LifeSport Coaching.

We have a conversation about vaccine hesitancy in the athletic arena. In this conversation you’ll see we remain sympathetic to thos...
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A conversation with Dr. Amanda Leibovitz, PhD, LMHCA, LPC, CMPC a licensed therapist and certified mental performance consultant with a strong calling to empower others with the knowledge, awareness, and skills needed to navigate life on their own terms. She also holds coaching certifications with USA Triathlon, USA Paratriathlon, and USA Cycling and has been coaching endurance athletes since 2012. Her unique blend of experience, e...
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A conversation with Tammy Hanson the elite education manager with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). A podcast that will be very informative to listeners that seek to understand the core pillars of fairness in sport through the lenses of anti-doping.

We talk about the history of USADA, the core pillars that it is built upon, how USADA defines fairness and the impact to sport since the emergence of USADA.

We discuss the list of pro...
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Keri Serota has a master’s degree in kinesiology, and she is a US triathlon certified coach and a member of the USAT board of directors. She’s also the co-founder of Dare2Tri. Dare2tri is a nonprofit organization with the mission to enhance the lives of individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments by building confidence, community, health and wellness through swimming, biking, and running.

Dare2Tri has encouraged re...
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A conversation with Evolutionary Anthropologist Dr. Herman Pontzer, Phd. He received his PhD from Harvard University now an associate professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University. He is the author of a new book Burn: New Research Blows the Lid Off How We Really Burn Calories, Lose Weight, and Stay Healthy.

We have a conversation about what an evolutionary anthropologist does. We discuss his book Burn and the cost of en...
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A conversation with coach Chris Morgan, a former varsity swim coach with Harvard and Stanford and Olympic swim coach in the Beijing Olympics.

We talk about the big stories from the Olympic trials in swimming several weeks ago.

We have a conversation about what we might expect from some of the big names that have stood out over the past few years and how they may fare vs. the world's competition.

Chris gives his answer to triathle...
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A conversation with Adam Leitch director of communications for Super League Triathlon.

We talk about the origin of the Super League Triathlon concept and what makes it different compared to traditional triathlon, and what makes it exciting for spectators in the arena format.

We talk about the structure and format of the events, including all of the tech and arena environment setups necessary to pull of such events.

We talk about how p...
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A conversation with Michael Wardian ultra-marathon runner and holder of multiple marathon world records.

He’s an ultra-marathoner and also an endurance coach that has racked up a pretty phenomenal record of marathon and ultra-marathon finishes and records. He’s completed double digit 100 mile + ultra-marathons, and is the world record holder for the World Marathon Challenge where he ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days at a...
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Taking a look back at clips from 5 of the most downloaded episodes in season 3 with updated commentary.

5:22: Meb Keflezighi – 4x Olympian and Silver Medalist | @runmeb | Full Podcast http://apple.co/2MoJTy8

16:17: Corey J. Hébert, M.D. – COVID/Vaccination/Medicine/Minorities and Health| @DrCHebertWDSU | Full Podcast http://apple.co/3cvjLfO

29:20: Michelle Cardel, PhD, MS, RD - Nutrition, the Science of Obesity and Disparitie...
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A retrospective and commentary of 2020 and a review of the existential challenge of science denial.

Looking back at the previous year I attempt to disentangle the elements of groupthink that lead to science denial, conspiracy theory, and toxic tribalism.

A look and critical analysis of reasons given for medical skepticism and reluctance to trust medicine.

I dive into the recent Pew Research data describing behavior and intentions t...
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A conversation with Dr. Allen Lim, PhD. He is a sports physiologist, cycling coach, and a founder of Skratch Labs. He’s lent his expertise to Saris and was instrumental in their product development of power meters and indoor cycling trainers. He was also a director of sport science for Garmin and RadioShack cycling teams and is the only American scientist to have worked and cooked for teams at the Tour de France. Dr. Lim has also w...
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A conversation with Chloë McCardel who is an ultra-marathon swimmer and one of the greatest marathon swimmers of all time male or female. She’s done the world-famous English Channel swim (a 21 mile swim) 37 times surpassing even the male record. She’s even done it three times in a week and also did a triple non-stop crossing. She holds the world record for the longest unassisted swim, (77 miles long taking over 40 hours to complete...
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A conversation with Michelle Cardel, PhD, MS, RD. Dr. Cardel is an obesity and nutrition scientist and registered dietitian and associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics at the University of Florida.

Dr. Cardel has devoted her life to important causes related to nutrition, obesity, weight management, pediatric obesity, psychosocial factors contributing to obesity, and health disparities.

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October 22, 2020 59 min
A conversation with Mike Reilly, the official "Voice of IRONMAN" worldwide and a member of the IRONMAN Hall of Fame, the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame and the Running USA Hall of Champions, and is the only person to have been inducted into all three. He's famous for his call of “You are an IRONMAN!” which has been heard by over 350,000 finishers of the iconic endurance event.

We talk about Mike's life as the IRONMAN ann...
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