Jul 13, 2022
Most people will never run 26.2 miles. Only a very small percentage of the population are willing to push themselves to that extreme level of endurance.
Not only is that distance intimidating physically, the mental demand may be even more jaw dropping for any aspiring competitive athletes.
Today’s guest, Dave Frazier, is a longtime friend of SBD host, Jared Haley, and shares some sound advice when it comes to taking control of your health and training for the world’s most popular foot race, a marathon.
"The key is to just go slower… If you feel like 'ugh, I’m
not just gonna make it' -- you're either going too fast or you've
been going so long that you need some fuel to keep
- Dave Frazier
0:40 – Welcome to the ‘Strong by Design’ podcast
01:26 – Get to know today’s special guest, Dave Frazier
06:36 – Dave shares the major changes he made in his diet and nutrition
10:21 – Importance of having a healthy relationship with food
12:00 – Dave recounts his journey toward fitness
17:40 – What training for a marathon looks like
26:47 – The importance of proper nutrition, hydration, and following a training plan
34:17 – Dave talks about lessons learned from the new marathon training plan
42:29 – Discover the challenges he faces as a marathon runner
51:03 – Dave’s advice to aspiring marathon runners
The video that started his thought process: https://youtu.be/bm8MbOOtG7E
Here’s the site I got my training plan and a ton of other helpful resources from: https://marathonhandbook.com/