The Extramilest Podcast

The Extramilest Podcast
The Extramilest Podcast helps athletes reach their full potential in training, racing and life. Interviews with world class athletes, coaches and rukus makers about health, wellness and performance. Hosted by endurance athlete Floris Gierman.

#18: Dr. Mark Cucuzzella on MAF HR Training, Running Form & Injury Prevention
May 16 • 61 min
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella has ran 25 Boston Marathons! He ran a Sub 3 Hour Marathon for 30 consecutive years and his personal best is 2:24. He is also a doctor, university professor in family medicine and a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves,…
#17: Heart Rate Training with 2:21 Marathoner Jason Cherriman
Apr 26 • 84 min
Jason Cherriman (Strava) is a 38 year old elite runner from Leeds in the UK. His current marathon PB is 2:21 and he is trying to break 2:20 at the London Marathon this Sunday! In today’s Extramilest Show, he shares many recommendations for marathoners…
#16: Race Faster by Training Slower, with 2:28 Marathoner Josh Sambrook
Apr 18 • 58 min
“You don’t need speedwork. I can think of many examples of very quick runners who do effectively almost no speedwork” - Josh S Josh Sambrook is a 23 year old running coach and athlete from Leeds in the UK. He ran his first marathon at the age of 17, and…
#15: MAF Training with 2:30 Marathoner Jonathan Walton
Mar 21 • 47 min
I thought I had a lot of experience with MAF training, however Jonathan Walton is on another level with his deep knowledge on low heart rate training, nutrition, improving marathon performances and more. He trains 100+ miles (161+ kms) per week and runs a…
#14: Running 7 Marathon in 7 Days on 7 Continents with Greg Nance
Mar 7 • 52 min
Running a marathon is hard. Imagine for a minute what it’s like to run 7 marathons, in 7 days, on 7 continents. Greg Nance recently completed this World Marathon Challenge. He started with 26.2 miles / 42.2km in Antarctica, then ran back-to-back marathons…
#13: How to Run a Faster Marathon with Bill Callahan
Feb 21 • 70 min
In today’s episode we take a deep dive into Bills marathon training and racing experience with a ton of great info on how to become a stronger, faster, healthier athlete. So far he has improved from 3:40 to 2:53 with more training volume, low HR training…
#12: How to Run a Sub 3 Hour Marathon with Jessica, Kelley and Gwen
Jan 25 • 71 min
Jessica Dorsey, Kelley Pucket and Gwen Ostrosky are 3 badass runners with a lot of Marathon experience. All three ran a Sub 3 Hour Marathon at CIM, with times between 2:59 and 2:54!! We discuss: * their training approach, speedwork, long runs & cross…
#11: How to Run a Sub 3 Hour Marathon and Boston Qualifier - with Jay Motley
Jan 10 • 70 min
Jay Motley, 38 years old has dreamed for a long time to qualify for the Boston Marathon. He trained hard and long, but always fell short of the Boston Qualifying times. He was often injured and feeling drained. Recently he tried a different approach to…
#10: Pete Kostelnick on Running Extremely Long Distances
Dec 27, 2018 • 70 min
Today’s podcast guest is Pete Kostelnick, an ultra endurance runner with an impressive track record. Recently he completed a 5400 miles run from Alaska to Florida in 97 days, averaging 55 miles / 88 km a day, that’s more than 2 marathons a day!!! He also…
Wim Hof on Improving Your Performance
Dec 18, 2018 • 48 min
Wim Hof accomplished a number of extraordinary achievements, including 26 Guinness World Records. He has trained a lot to control his breathing, heart rate and blood circulation and he can withstand extreme cold and hot temperatures. I have been using his…
#8 Dr. Phil Maffetone Round 2: MAF Training, Intervals, Ketosis, Fasting and More
Sep 27, 2018 • 73 min
Dr. Phil Maffetone has written over 20 books and 200 articles on the topics of endurance training, racing, nutrition, health and fitness. He has made a huge impact on me, my family and my friends. In today’s follow up interview, we dive deep into…
#7: 10 Ways to Improve Your Running for Beginner to Advanced
Jul 17, 2018 • 18 min
It is awesome to see how many people around me are getting into running, both on roads and trails. There is a lot of excitement around running, however I also hear many beginner and advanced runners with negative running experiences “I can run for 5…
#6: Meditation and Mindful Running with Susan Piver
Nov 11, 2017 • 43 min
Susan Piver is a meditation expert, teacher and New York Times bestselling author. She is the founder of the Open Heart Project, the world’s largest virtual mindfulness community, offering meditation, courses and support. Recently I’ve had a great…
#5: Mark Allen Interview on Heart Rate Training and Racing
Oct 7, 2017 • 42 min
6 time Hawaii Ironman World Champion Mark Allen was able to run a 5:20 min mile pace aerobic, at a heart rate of only 155 beats per minute. Mark Allen has worked close with Dr. Phil Maffetone. I’m always curious how top performers approach training and…
#4: How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon with Bobby Barker | Marathon Running, Training and Racing Tips
Sep 23, 2017 • 72 min
Bobby Barker is a 41 year old marathon runner from Frisco, Texas. He transformed from couch potato to Boston Marathon Qualifier. A few weeks ago he ran a marathon PR of 26 minutes and qualified for the Boston Marathon with a time of 3 hours and 13…
#3: Dr. Phil Maffetone Interview on Heart Rate Training, Nutrition and Recovery
Sep 16, 2017 • 58 min
Dr. Phil Maffetone is a researcher and author in the field of nutrition, exercise, sports medicine, and biofeedback. In this video Dr. Phil Maffetone and I discuss the fundamentals of his approach to training, nutrition and recovery. We dive into very…
#2: How This Mom Balances Life & Runs Sub 3 Hour Marathons - with Nicki Hugie
Sep 2, 2017 • 39 min
Last week Nicki and I ran the last 4 miles together at The Tunnel Vision Marathon. She is a mother of a 2 year old, trains mostly with a baby stroller and finished 6 seconds ahead of me in 8th place with her new PR of 2:55. She has already run 5 Sub 3…
#1: How to Overcome Challenges in Training, Racing and Life - with Charlie Engle
Aug 16, 2017 • 69 min
Charlie Engle is an Ultra Endurance Athlete. We discuss ways to overcome mental challenges in training, racing and life, breaking the Sub 3 Hour Marathon barrier, his next mega adventure run and much more.