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How to thrive in ultras with attitude & philosophy with Shawn Bearden

My conversation with Shawn Bearden

Shawn Bearden is the host of the very successful ‘Science Of Ultra’ podcast. He is a full professor of Physiology at the Idaho State University and has a particular interest in running economy, bioenergetics and physiology thresholds.

Today we step in another direction and talk about the mental side of endurance running. Topics we cover are:

In this episode you will learn:

  1. What are the key differences between marathons and ultras?
  2. Which common traits leads runners to thrive in ultras?
  3. How can someone build on their psychological limits?
  4. How do we know when to push on & when to back off

Congratulations on listening to this podcast and starting your run smarter journey. The run smarter podcast is designed to help you build on your knowledge, so you can tackle all your running goals. Hosted by Brodie Sharpe with the mission to ‘bring clarity & control to every injured runner’. Firstly, gain the universal principles every runner needs to know by listening to the first podcast seasons. Secondly, find podcast topics tailored to your specific situation with either Brodie’s solo episodes, or special guest episodes. Lastly, execute on what you learn and transform into a stronger, healthier, SMARTER runner.

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