Nov 16, 2017
“What happens on the outside doesn’t matter” - Ben
Elite endurance coach, ultra marathon runner and 700lb
squatter, Alex Viada joins Ben to talk about running and cycling
mechanics for endurance training.
Ben and Alex also discuss
the importance of skill acquisition and mastering your craft for
all athletes and the parallels between bodybuilding and endurance
⇾ Acute and long-term changes in strength and
⇾ What signs to look out for in running or biking for
⇾ How to work harder without suffering.
⇾ How to find a good coach for running or
11:42 How to go about progressing the skill acquisition
for an endurance. Bike mechanics, pedal strokes for 50 miles
15:35 Alex’s bike crash and the key to breaking
17:20 The parallels between contest prep and endurance
29:15 What form for running really entails, Alex’s
checklist for perfect running form.
32:50 Maintaining form and skill acquisition through
fatigue. The key nutrition aspects for maintaining
35:40 Oxidative stress in bodybuilding vs endurance
41:00 Should you question your coach? Or should you
follow and focus on execution?
43:00 How to find a good coach for running or
45:30 What all the top coaches are saying across all
50:37 How to master the skills and fundamentals of
58:45 What signs to look out for in running or biking
for larger athletes.
1:00:55 Dumbbell walking lunges for endurance
1:04:30 Tour De France athletes.
1:08:20 The hardest Ironman ever.
1:10:20 Mental pacing through long endurance
1:16:45 How to work harder without
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