Cook Eat Run
Could slowing down help you run faster?
Running coach and the runner behind Run to the Finish, Amanda Brooks chats about her experience with Low Heart Rate training, how slowing down can help you run faster (especially over half-marathon, marathon and ultra distances!) and the best way to get started.
We discuss the pros and cons of LHR training, the best HR monitors and why now could be the perfect time to give it a go!
Click here to find out more about the Run to the Finish online group running group and 1:1 run coaching with Amanda and her team.
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Sunday, January 31, 2021
The Benefits of Running with Others
Season 2, Ep. 13
We're missing running clubs, group runs, parkrun and races... but there's more to the running community than just the accountability we get from running with others. In this episode I chat with Mark West (@run4mh) and Mark Speed from Runners Need about group running and why it's such an important part of their running journey. We chat about; virtual racesmarathons mental health parkrun the benefits of running with others how to find people to run with Run Talk Run running after CovidBrooks Run Happy Team If you've been struggling at all with your mental health recently, this episode if a must listen. Mark West is a mental health first aider with the NHS and we discuss Run Talk Run, Talking Therapies and the impact of covid on our running. Please leave a rating and review if you enjoyed the show, and don't forget to subscribe!
Monday, January 25, 2021
NHS ICU Physio & 2.37 Marathoner Anna Boniface
Season 2, Ep. 12
Anna Boniface is an NHS ICU physio working with COVID patients during the day, and trains as an elite runner outside of her day job. She ran a 2.37 at the London Marathon in 2017, finishing as the first non-elite woman and later represented England at the Toronto Marathon. We chat about; keeping easy runs easy REDS and eating disorderscoming back from injury life on the ICU wardsIf you enjoyed the episode, please subscribe to Cook Eat Run and leave a rating and review. This episode is sponsored by Brooks and Runners Need.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
Season 2, Ep. 11
How many times have you been told, 'stop running, it's bad for your knees'? I get to the bottom of this, plus chat about how we as runners can protect our bone and joint health as we train (and age!) with Osteopath Rebecca from Balanced Osteopathy, and Sophia, an NHS Registered Dietitian. What should we be eating for optimum bone health? How can we avoid and treat shin splints? Should we be worried if our joints click when we exercise? What supplements should we be taking? Runners Knee - what is it, and how can we treat it? Follow Balanced Osteopathy for in person and online treatment. Please leave a rating and review, and don't forget to subscribe to the podcast. Follow Charlie @therunnerbeans and www.therunnerbeans.com This episode is sponsored by Runners Need and Brooks Running.