Running with Jake - The PLODcast
131: Powerful WHYs, scary meerkats & proud daughters - with Dr Josephine Perry

131: Powerful WHYs, scary meerkats & proud daughters - with Dr Josephine Perry

June 29, 2022
On today’s episode, we chat with Sports Psychologist Dr Josephine Perry
 
Josie specialises in endurance sports, and works with athletes and coaches to help them enhance their performance through the use of sports psychology.
 
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130: Mountains, low bars & tea bag smuggling - Edwina Sutton

130: Mountains, low bars & tea bag smuggling - Edwina Sutton

June 22, 2022

On this episode, we meet Edwina Sutton. 

Edwina's an international ultra runner, living in the French Alps.  She offers both personal training and online coaching.  During this chat, she talks a lot about cross-training, and explains that the Alps offer her the perfect environment for that. 

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it. Today it's about how an inexperienced 5k'er should pace a 5k

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

129: Passing the baton, record breaking & improving with age - with Samantha Amend

129: Passing the baton, record breaking & improving with age - with Samantha Amend

June 15, 2022

On this episode, we're honoured to be chatting with Samantha Amend of Team Hour 7.

Sam has an impressive list of achievements, and she's fresh from winning the 2022 Grand Union Canal Race (GUCR), and setting a new ladies record of 25hrs and 45 mins.

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it.  Today's it's about blood lactate testing.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

128: Noisy Italians, habit stacking & movie pressures

128: Noisy Italians, habit stacking & movie pressures

June 8, 2022

On today’s episode, Jake attempts to quieten his girlfriend Martina as she is studying at home (clearly the studio/coat cupboard isn’t quite soundproof to Italian standards!). 

Pete the producer attempts to persuade/force Jake into seeing Top Gun: Maverick. It’s not that Jake doesn’t want to see it, but more the fact that allowing himself time to go and see it isn’t such an easy thing to do. 

This leads on to a conversation around the importance of making time, enjoying hobbies, and building habits.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

127: Massive intros, powerful campaigns, & sore plums with Sophie Powers

127: Massive intros, powerful campaigns, & sore plums with Sophie Powers

June 1, 2022

On today’s episode, we chat with Sophie Power - Ultra runner and mum of 3, Sophie made the news a few years ago, when a photo her breastfeeding her 3 month old baby during the 106 mile Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc went viral. 

Since then Sophie has become a powerful voice for mothers chasing their dreams and on Global Running Day she launched a campaign called She Races, aiming at making races more female friendly by adhering to a set of guidelines that even the playing field

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it.  Today it's about training on a treadmill.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

126: Ridiculous flights, fast 10Ks, & hat throwing

126: Ridiculous flights, fast 10Ks, & hat throwing

May 25, 2022

On today’s episode, we chat with Ross Braden - Soft Tissue Therapist, Osteopathy student, and a 2:16 marathoner that recently added another PB to his list in the Night Of The10K PBs 

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it.  Today's it's about how quickly you lose fitness when you stop running.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

125: Selfish worries, time struggles & fence posts!

125: Selfish worries, time struggles & fence posts!

May 18, 2022

On today’s episode, Pete the producer has struggled to get back into his running since the Manchester marathon relay (April). Although he predominantly blames lack of time, it is largely due to a new sport that he has recently taken up - fence post erecting! 

This prompts an in-depth discussion around the struggles and challenges that so many runners face when it comes to time and motivation to run. 

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

124: Studio meltdowns, mountain rescues & special Physios

124: Studio meltdowns, mountain rescues & special Physios

May 11, 2022

On today’s episode, we catch up with Lydia Gibson - an ultra runner from Durham, who recently had to be airlifted to Carlisle hospital during the 3-day Silva Great Lakeland race in the Lake District. Lydia lost her footing on a technical decent, slipped and fell. She tore multiple ligaments in her foot and ankle, and as someone who has lived with epilepsy for seven years, Lydia experienced multiple seizures triggered by the pain and the shock. 

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it.  Today's it's about training for a trail half marathon.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

123: Hidden yawns, marathon records & tick sheets

123: Hidden yawns, marathon records & tick sheets

May 4, 2022

Today’s guest is Kate Jayden - a 35 year old endurance athlete from Derbyshire, who recently set an epic challenge of completing 100 marathons in 100 days. 

The official record for running marathons on consecutive days is 95, as Kate awaits verification from Guinness World Records that she is the NEW world record holder. 

#AskJake: Each week, we'll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it.  Today's it's about back to back marathons.

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

122: Intrepid explorers, Scottish adventures & versatile biscuits

122: Intrepid explorers, Scottish adventures & versatile biscuits

April 27, 2022

On today’s episode, we speak with Ross Brannigan - a passionate runner, environmentalist, and author of Running Adventures in Scotland. Ross is on a mission to share his love of Scotland's mountains and wild places with other runners looking for their next adventure! 

#AskJake: Each week we’ll take one of your questions and Jake will answer it. Today’s question comes from Alice, who has recently signed up for a half marathon as part of her training for the Berlin marathon later in the year. She doesn’t want to race the half marathon but she doesn’t want to treat as a normal easy run either. Do we have any suggestions? 

See the full show notes & resources here: http://runningwithjake.com/plodcast

 
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