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Peak Endurance

By Isobel Ross
Welcome to the Peak Endurance podcast, where we talk all things endurance, mainly running! You will hear from athletes, experts in the field and also myself on all topics designed to help you reach your endurance goals!
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Lincoln Quilliam on the state of European racing and how that can be applied to Australia, with the Churchill Fellowship.
Welcome to the Peak Endurance podcast! Episode 174 is another interview with Lincoln Quilliam, founder and race director for the Kunanyi Mountain run. When I interviewed Lincoln, he was overseas in Scotland as part his work for the Churchill Fellowship. Churchill Fellowships offer a diverse range of people from all walks of life an opportunity to travel overseas for four to eight weeks to explore a topic or issue that they are passionate about. The topic of people’s proposed projects are limitless, as long as they provide a benefit to Australia and the person is willing to share their findings with the Australian community is evident. Lincoln went to Europe to investigate the key features and benefits of aspirational trail running destinations with the findings to help him apply these features and benefits to Australian trail running. We discuss the state of European racing in this pod. I sure hope you enjoy it! Don’t forget to show your support for the show by rating, reviewing and subscribing! The link is in the show notes. The link is here. In spite of saying no more poles clinics, I have been inundated by people needing to learn poles skills for their upcoming races. I have one last one for the year (I promise this is really the last one!!) and it is 6th November, go to my website or click the link in the show notes to join me to learn all about up how to use poles uphill, downhill, on the flats, how to stow or carry them when you are not using them, and how to actually run on the flat with poles. This session is guaranteed to help you in your next trail race or ultra!! the link is here Churchill Fellowship: https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/project/to-investigate-the-key-features-and-benefits-of-aspirational-trail-running-destinations/ National association and 2032 games campaign: https://trailrunning.org.au/ www.skylinescotland.com Don't forget to get your Peak Chocolate discount here: https://www.peakchocolate.com.au/  15% off at checkout with the code ISOBELROSS Are you sick and tired of being injured or running in pain? Ensure you are ready for racing in 2022 and come in and see the team at Health & High Performance .Love running again by heading to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance.
48:05
September 29, 2022
Pam Muston on longevity in running, and a quick update from Erchana Murray!
Welcome to the Peak Endurance podcast! Episode 173 is another interview with Pam Muston. I have had Pam on the podcast before, way back in early 2020. She is a great friend of mine, and an amazing athlete. Pam has been running since the early 80s and in this chat, we discuss how she has managed to run all this time without every getting injured! Amazing huh!! At the end of the interview, she shares her 3 main tips to achieve such a streak, so make sure you stay tuned till the very end! We did this chat the day before the Sri Chinmoy 100k where Pam won the 60-69 age group as the beginning of her training for Coast to kosci. I really love working on this podcast and interviewing so many interesting people. I also have a quick update with Erchana Murray to see how she is going on  her run to get from the tip of Australia to the toe! I hope you enjoy listening! If you do, could you do me a huge favour and subscribe, rate and review?? It makes a huge difference to me not only personally but also helps the podcast audience grow and thus ensures lots more athletes can find it!. Thank you! The link is here. Are you sick and tired of being injured or running in pain? Ensure you are ready for racing in 2022 and come in and see the team at Health & High Performance .Love running again by heading to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Peak chocolate website is here Get 15% off at checkout with the code ISOBELROSS Want coaching? Contact me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au
01:03:08
September 21, 2022
Ron and I ran the Sri Chinmoy 100k!
Ron and I had a brilliant time running the Sri Chinmoy 100k in Canberra. It was an awesome loop of the city. We loved it (well, most of the time!!) This episode starts with us before the race, then following it with a post-race discussion. Enjoy!! Don’t forget to get onto the peakchocolate website to get 15% off at checkout with the code ISOBELROSS at checkout. It is sincerely the best chocolate around, and I am incredibly fussy with my chocolate (just ask Ron!!) Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more.
48:51
September 14, 2022
The Ten Guiding Principles of Training.
today for the podcast I thought I would talk about 10 guiding principles of training. Once you’ve decided what race you are training for, there are 10 fundamental principles of training that you’ll want to keep in mind. Don’t forget to get onto the peakchocolate website to get 15% off at checkout with the code ISOBELROSS at checkout. It is sincerely the best chocolate around, and I am incredibly fussy with my chocolate (just ask Ron!!) Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more.
12:16
September 07, 2022
Wonderland Ramblecast!!
Ron and I talk about the Wonderland 65k that we participated in over the weekend. A tough course, but absolutely magnificent too! Some of our topics are: embracing the suck, and those runs that don't go as planned, strengthening our mental toughness muscle, and does being mentally tough mean we never have bad moments? Find Health and High Performance here Peak Chocolate here and don't forget to use the discount code ISOBELROSS to get 15% off at checkout.
51:26
August 29, 2022
Mindfulness for Runners: how it helps and how to start!
Mindfulness is the quality of being present and fully engaged with whatever we’re doing at the moment — free from distraction or judgment, and aware of our thoughts and feelings without getting caught up in them. It means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. Join my mindfulness for runners challenge here: https://www.peakendurancecoaching.com.au/28-day-mindfulness-challenge Please don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe to help boost the podcast so other people can find it. Also, make sure you get onboard with Peak Chocolate, seriously the best chocolate out there (and I used to love Lindt). It is fantastic for athletes, with the energy bar great for runs and races, and the rest bar perfect for before bed. Go to peakchocolate.com.au and use the discount code ISOBELROSS for 15% off at checkout Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more.
15:46
August 23, 2022
Erchana Murray is running from the tip to toe of Australia!
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 166 is an interview with Erchana Murray.  Erchana is running a marathon every day, making my way from the tip of mainland Australia (Cape York) to the toe (Melbourne) that’s 155 consecutive marathons for a total of 6,200kms to spread a very important message - Extinction is a CHOICE. That's right, 150 consecutive marathons to be the voice for our native animals. Erchana is aiming to raise $62,000 and has added some stakes to her run: if she doesn’t finish it in 6 months or less she will be returning all donations. That’s awesome confidence!! Don’t forget, If you are in the Melbourne area to get down to Lilydale Lake on a Tuesday evening at 6.30pm to take part in Run club! We have lots of fun, with sessions designed to develop speed, strength and improve form. And we’re a fun bunch too. The first session is free, we would love to see you there! Don’t forget to use the code ISOBELROSS (all caps, no spaces) to get a massive 15% off at Peak Chocolate. I simply cannot recommend their products highly enough. I’m sure you’ll love them too. Gp to their website peakchocolate.com If you want quality personalised coaching, email me isoble@peakendurancecoaching.com.au. It doesn’t matter what level of runner you are and what your race plans are, I can help you achieve your running goals. I would love to hear from you! Don’t forget to rate and review the podcast. I don’t get paid to do this, seeing more people enjoy it is payment for me. And that happens when people rate and review because it increases the exposure of the pod. I appreciate your help! Enjoy my chat with Erchana! Erchana’s website is here: https://tiptotoe2022.com/ Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website here to find out more.
38:11
August 21, 2022
Using poles in training and racing.
The benefits of poles are many and varied!! Here are a few: Using poles in long runs or races helps to delay fatigue by taking some of the load from your feet to your arms. Poles are so useful on the flat to get into a rhythm with your running. They help you to navigate downhills like four legs; more stability. Listen to Ron and I discuss how learning how to use poles have helped Ron in the mountains! Health and High performance are here Peak Chocolate are here use code ISOBELROSS to get 15% off! Poles skills clinic is here
33:06
August 15, 2022
Work + rest = success!
Hello and welcome back to the podcast! I hope you have been enjoying the interviews I have been doing, but I thought it was time to slot in one of my pods on a training topic. Today’s topic is Recovery! As the saying goes, Work + rest = success! Stephen Smith: 04126230767 or stephen.smith77@bigpond.com  Luke Nelson: https://www.healthhp.com.au/ Peak Chocolate: https://www.peakchocolate.com.au/ 15% off at checkout with the code ISOBELROSS Peak Endurance Coaching: www.peakendurancecoaching.com.au Link to access the FREE ultimate post-workout and recovery guide is here
15:43
August 09, 2022
Sam Suke; Exercise Thought Physiotherapy.
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 165 is a chat with Sam Suke.  Sam is a physio at Exercise Thought physiotherapy. We riff about how our mental perspective influences our physical self. I am a big believer in how our thoughts influence our actions…and also our rate of healing from injuries. A negative mindset negatively influences all aspects of our life. I know it’s easier said than done, but we really need to try to speak positively about ourselves and about how we are healing from injuries. Let me know your thoughts on this topic by either emailing me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au or DM me on socials. Don’t forget, to join my Facebook group, Peak Endurance Running. I share lots of tips on running and living a healthy lifestyle, so get on board!! Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. Also, make sure you use the code ISOBELROSS (all caps, no spaces) to get a massive 15% off at Peak Chocolate. I simply cannot recommend their products highly enough. I’m sure you’ll love them too. GO to their website peakchocolate.com If you want quality personalised coaching, email me isoble@peakendurancecoaching.com.au. It doesn’t matter what level of runner you are and what your race plans are, I can help you achieve your running goals. I would love to hear from you! I would love it if you could rate and review the podcast. I don’t get paid to do this, seeing more people enjoy it is payment for me. And that happens when people rate and review because it increases the exposure of the pod. I appreciate your help! Enjoy my chat with Sam, we had lots of fun!
39:45
July 25, 2022
Tomas Drybala: keynote speaker, flow and mindful runner, extreme runner and author.
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 164 is an interview with Tomas Drybala. Tomas is a keynote speaker, flow and mindful runner, extreme runner and author of the book ‘Flow Up- Get rid of stress, anxiety and overwhelm and unlock focus, creativity and joy.’ Ron and I chat with Tomas about how he discovered flow for himself, what the conditions and blockers for flow are, how to use flow in your running as well as everyday life, and all about his upcoming challenge to run the circumference of the world. Tomas website is here: https://www.tomaszdrybala.com/ https://www.instagram.com/tomasz_drybala/ Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. I’ve discovered that Peak Chocolate also do hot chocolate with added magnesium! You really need to give this a try. It’s nice to be able to have a healthy dessert-style drink that actually helps to relax your muscles!! And I love to have a hot chocolate every night so this really fits in with my lifestyle. So don’t forget to use the code ISOBELROSS (all caps, no spaces) over at their website peakchocolate.com to get a massive 15% off. If you are looking to run further or faster than you ever have before, you need to have structured, individualised training to help you get there. If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get a program started. Also, check out my website to find out about getting access to the video recording of my recent live event! I presented on how to develop your mental strength to get through those tough training blocks and those tough ultras. Go to peakendurancecoaching.com.au Enjoy the podcast!
58:48
July 20, 2022
Marijke Walshe: Female winner of the Unreasonable East 100 miler
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 163 is another interview with Marijke Walshe. Marijke has just run and won the unreasonable East 100miler (her first 200 miler by the way!!). This is a stunning course that tackles the best the Blue Mountains have to offer. With around 4,649m vert, it’s got enough climbs to make it a challenge. Marijke managed it in 23 hours and 51 minutes for an amazing finish well ahead of second.  Marijke joins Ron and I on the podcast to share about her unusual training, and how she got this race done. Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. Inka Avalanche video here Peak chocolate website here. And the discount code for 15% off is ISOBELROSS  Enjoy!! If you are looking to run further or faster than you ever have before, you need to have structured, individualised training to help you get there. If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get a program started. Also, check out my website to find out about my next poles skills clinic on Saturday 30th July in the Dandenong ranges 2-3.30pm. Get in quick to secure your spot! ! Go to peakendurancecoaching.com.au Enjoy the interview with Marijke
37:37
July 12, 2022
Sean Bell runs from Cairns to Melbourne!!
Hi and welcome back to the Peak Endurance podcast. My name is Isobel and episode 162 is an interview with Sean Bell. Sean is a runner for Run for Wishes and an ASICS Australia Sound Mind Sound Body ambassador. He is a 24 year old from Melbourne, Victoria, with an extraordinary passion for using his running to light up the lives of others. Sean believes his purpose is to inspire others to realise how precious life is, so that they spend more time with the people they love and chase their dreams now, because we are not promised tomorrow. Sean was planning a 14,000km run starting on Sunday February 27, 2022, to raise money and awareness for Make-A-Wish® Australia. However, covid put paid to that, so Sean did what we’ve all done, and changed his plans. Instead, he thought he would do a test run for the big event and that’s how the idea for his run from Cairns to Melbourne was born. In this podcast I chat with Sean and Steve (one of his support crew) about how the run went. You can help Sean raise money for the make a wish foundation by going to the website seanbellrunforwishes If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, check out my website to find out about my live event! I will be presenting on how to develop your mental strength to get through those tough training blocks and those tough ultras. Go to www.peakendurancecoaching.com.au to register before it’s too late and you miss it! Enjoy the interview! Do you have injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Running is meant to be an enjoyable (yes even when you’re doing speed work!!) and stress-relieving activity. But it’s not when it hurts for all the wrong reasons!! Come in and see the specialists at Health and High Performance where they utilise the latest in technology, and experience to help you achieve the results you want and are capable of. So, head to www.healthhp.com.au/run Or find them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/healthhighperformance/
50:56
July 06, 2022
Tom Dade wins the Unreasonable East 200 miler.
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 161 is another interview with Tim Dade. Tom has just run and won the unreasonable East 200miler (his first 200 miler by the way!!). This is a stunning course that tackles the best the Blue Mountains have to offer.With around 11,000m vert this is not an easy race. Tom managed it in 57 hours, 39 minutes and 57 seconds for an amazing finish well ahead of second.  The Unreasonable EAST 200 miler is the sister event to the Delirious West 200 Miler in Western Australia and the Irrational South 200 Miler in South Australia. Tom and his partner Mel come onto the show today to chat about how it went for him. Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. If you are looking to run further or faster than you ever have before, you need to have structured, individualised training to help you get there. If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get a program started. Also, check out my website to find out about my live event! I will be presenting on how to develop your mental strength to get through those tough training blocks and those tough ultras. Go to peakendurancecoaching.com.au Enjoy the podcast!
44:03
June 27, 2022
Coping with injuries.
Hello and welcome back to the podcast! This week I will be talking to you about coping with injuries. There is a freebie (the coping with injuries planner/eBook) to help you with this so click here to get that! if you are plagued with injuries or niggles then see the right experts at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. If you are looking to run further or faster than you ever have before, you need to have structured, individualised training to help you get there. If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get a program started. Also, check out my website to find out about my live event! I will be presenting on how to develop your mental strength to get through those tough training blocks and those tough ultras. Go to peakendurancecoaching.com.au Enjoy the podcast!
18:00
June 23, 2022
Mental toughness for ultra-runners.
Hello and welcome back to the podcast! I hope your running and training is going well and if you are in Australia you are enjoying the cold weather, and we seem to be having a lot of it!! It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me. I ran the 42k at Wandi Cross. I ran this just as a training run and to have fun. I wanted to enjoy racing again without any pressure and boy I did. It was great! I loved the course: steep climbs, runnable downs and some steep slippery downs that ended up with me sliding on my butt! So much fun. Next up Ron and I are going to be sweeping the Surf Coast Trail marathon this weekend, so look out for us there! Thank you so much to the Mel Thek who gave the podcast 5 stars and said: For every runner I’ve been running on and off for over 10 years. I’m not elite just someone who runs for my health, fitness and enjoyment. I recently found Isobel and I can honestly say her podcasts and personalised programs are for everyone of every fitness level and ability. It makes running accessible to anyone. She makes every one feel like their running goals are achievable. Inspirational. Thank you so much Mel, I appreciate your review, I loved it and wanted to say that I find all my clients themselves inspirational as they work hard to achieve their goals!! Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. Now, this week I will be talking to you about mental toughness training for ultra running which will be an outline for my mental toughness for ultra-running workshop. I will be giving you easy to implement, actionable strategies to help you become a mentally tough and resilient runner. Your outlook on racing and performances will improve. All this in a 90 minute to 2-hour workshop with time for questions at the end, as well as time for a cuppa and a catch up. Check out my website for all the registration details. Seriously, you do not want to miss this!! Thank you so much for joining me today, I hope it was informative and yo got a lot out of it. If you are interested in coaching, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au Don’t forget to follow me on socials: insta or Facebook Peak Endurance Coaching, or you can follow me personally Isobel Ross. If you want to get on my email list, and I recommend it if you want to get interesting newsletters with exercises, recipes and articles, head to my website peakendurancecoaching.com.au Also, please do me a solid and hit the subscribe button on your preferred podcast platform. A review would be mighty helpful and kind of you too!! I love your support! Wherever you are in the world have an awesome day, or evening or night! Have fun out there on the roads and trails! Catch you soon!!
17:19
June 15, 2022
The 10 mistakes runners make and how you can avoid them!!
Hello and welcome back to the podcast! I hope you have enjoyed the interviews I put out in the last two episodes. This week we are back to the shorter episodes where I drop some information all about training! Thank you so much to the Pink Warrioress who gave the podcast 5 stars and said: Inspiring & insightful New to the podcast so binge listening & so many running secrets & strategies shared! Really enjoying listening to Isobel she has so much knowledge & is super inspiring. I love her energy & expertise & how her love of all things running really shines. Thank you so much Pink Warrioress, I appreciate your review, it was so wonderful to read it!! Now, onto the main part of the pod. This week I will be talking to you about 10 of the mistakes that runners make, and what you can do instead!
15:41
June 08, 2022
Down Under 135 special!
Welcome to the podcast! Episode 157 is a Down Under 135 special! DU135 is renowned for being an extremely tough race; it has a high dropout rate, tough cut offs and long finish times. This year was no exception, with only one finisher! First (and last!!) was Tom Dade in 53 hours and 8 minutes. This was 3 minutes quicker than last year in spite of it being 9 ½ kms longer, at 226.6km. This was an average pace of 14:04 per km. That pace sounds slow for a run, but for that course it is incredibly swift. And he did it with naps, so really his pace was faster! I’ve been on the course and that is just phenomenal. As an aside, he burnt a massive 22,235 calories!!! No wonder he lost weight, as you will hear. I also interview Adrian Bellin, an amazingly tough athlete who pushed himself incredibly hard out there on the course. He made it to the halfway point which as a first-timer is an unbelievable achievement. He tells his story, and it’s a good one. The race threw everything at them; steep ascents, slippery descents, off-trail sections and river crossings. I speak with Adrian and Tom to find out about their different race experiences. I really hope you enjoy this episode, even though it is a fair bit longer than my usual podcasts! If you do enjoy this episode, please go on over to Apple podcasts to rate, review and subscribe. kozi_brumby gave 5 stars and says ‘Experience and knowledge are second to none. Isobel on her Peak Endurance podcasts is wonderful to listen to. I’m fairly new to trail running and can’t get enough from her podcasts. From listening to interviews with seasoned runners to down-to-earth practical advice from Isobel’s own wealth of experience, I have learnt so much. I always eagerly look forward to each new episode.’ Thanks so incredibly much for your review, I'm super stoked you are enjoying the podcast! Are injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Get on top of these and see the specialists at Health and High Performance. Utilizing the latest in technology, and with a wealth of experience, the team at Health & High Performance can assist you with all your running injury & performance needs. So to get back to enjoying your running and achieving the results you are capable of, head to or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Health and High Performance are located in Mont Albert, Melbourne but are available for Telehealth appointments not only Australia-wide, but also around the world. Contact them on their website to find out more. If you are looking to run further or faster than you ever have before, you need to have structured, individualised training to help you get there. If you want to achieve the best you are capable of, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get a program started. Also, check out my website to find out about my live event! I will be presenting on how to develop your mental strength to get through those tough training blocks and those tough ultras. Go to peakendurancecoaching.com.au Enjoy the podcast!
59:34
June 01, 2022
Matt Fitzgerald: Run Like A Pro (Even If You're Slow)
Hi and welcome back to the podcast. My name is Isobel Ross and I am the coach at Peak Endurance Coaching. Episode 155 is another interview the brilliant author Matt Fitzgerald. I have previously interviewed him about his books 80/20 which discusses the concept of running easy for 80% of your training and hard for 20%, How Bad Do You Want It? Which delved into the topic of mindset and mental toughness and “The Comeback Quotient” which talked about athletes turning bad situations around. His latest book is called: ‘Run Like a Pro (Even if you’re slow), elite tools and tips for runners of every level. The Amazon link for the book is here. Thank you so much for supporting my podcast! I really appreciate those of you who have taken time to get onto Apple Podcasts to rate and review the pod. I read all of the reviews and they sure do inspire me to keep working on it! Thanks so much!! If you enjoyed this episode, please do go on over and rate and review Don’t forget to go to my website, peakendurancecoaching.com.au to get on my email list so you can get my newsletters full of interesting articles and tips! Are you sick and tired of being injured or running in pain? Ensure you are ready for racing in 2022 and come in and see the team at Health & High Performance. Love running again by heading to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Enjoy the interview with Matt!
58:57
May 24, 2022
DU and race-specific training.
Hello and welcome back to the podcast! Great to have you here with me for another episode. Today I talk about my DU135 race attempt and then about the 6 race-specific training you should be doing as you get closer to your race.  If you got value from this episode, I would love it if you could share it with a friend, either on social media or directly. If you do share it on socials, don’t forget to tag me so I can thank you!!! It would also be absolutely amazing if you could subscribe to the pod on Apple podcasts and write a review, hopefully a good one! I hope these podcasts make a difference to you, just like your review would make a difference to me! The link is in the show notes! The link is here. Are you sick and tired of being injured or running in pain? Ensure you are ready for racing in 2022 and come in and see the team at Health & High Performance .Love running again by heading to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Go to my website www.peakendurancecoaching.com.au  to get on my email list!
18:36
May 18, 2022
Staying motivated to train through winter!
Hello!! Welcome back to the podcast, great to have you join me! I love doing the podcast as I really feel like I'm chatting with a friend. I hope you feel the same! And could you do a friend a favour and write a review on Apple podcasts, it would be so awesome if you did and I promise it doesn't take much time!!  Do you have any tips you could share with us? Please email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au to let me know and I will share with everyone! If you aren't following me on socials, get on it! Peak Endurance Coaching on both Facebook and Insta, or Isobel Ross. I would love to connect with you! You can also join my email list to get my newsletters. Go to www.peakendurancecoaching.com.au  Do you have injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Running is our time to focus on our health and happiness and if this time is plagued with aches and pains, it’s no fun at all. Come in and see the specialists at Health and High Performance where they utilise the latest in technology, and experience to help you achieve the results you want and are capable of. So, head to www.healthhp.com.au/run Find them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/healthhighperformance/ Also, I have a poles skills clinic coming up on Saturday 28th May at 2pm for 90 minutes in the Dandenongs. This clinic is limited to 10 people so head to my website to find out how to register.  Whatever you are doing, be it running, cycling, strength training or stretching, have fun out there and I'll catch you next week!!!
14:09
May 10, 2022
Cross training options for runners.
Hello and welcome to the Peak Endurance Podcast, I’m your host Isobel Ross. A bit about me to start us off! I am well into my taper now, and my volume has decreased significantly, just as I recommend in last weeks podcast. I too find tapers hard but I know how important they are and what a difference they make to how I feel on race day. I love training so it is hard for me to do less but fresh legs, body and mind are imperative on race day. This week I have been reading Matt Fitzgerald’s book: ‘Run Like a Pro (Even If You’re Slow)’ I am absolutely loving this book; honestly anything matt Fitzgerald writes is good. I love his style and how easy to read his books are, yet full of wisdom and knowledge. I am loving it so much I emailed him to see if he would be up for an interview about it and he, of course, said yes! So I will be interviewing him on the 18th May when I will be in recovery from DU and in Iso as I await surgery for a health issue from the start of Covid. So I will have lots of free time and will no doubt love the chance for a chat! I have recently started listening to Oprah Winfrey’s podcast ‘Super Soul’ And am enjoying the variety of guests she has on. What are you reading to and listening to at the moment? Thank you so much KP Bass for your 5-star review and lovely comment: Love the new style Thank you for new style, looking forward to hearing more of them! Love your positivity & energy, keep it up 🤩Look forward to hearing all about running in the snow, overseas and at Barkley I love getting reviews and they do help more people see the podcast, so thank you so much! If you have been thinking about adding a review, go ahead and do it, it would be so kind of you! Do you have injuries or niggles ruining your enjoyment of running and hindering your performance? Running is our time to focus on our health and happiness and if this time is plagued with aches and pains, it’s no fun at all. Come in and see the specialists at Health and High Performance where they utilise the latest in technology, and experience to help you achieve the results you want and are capable of. So, head to www.healthhp.com.au/run Find them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/healthhighperformance/ Ok so as promised, today I am talking about cross-training. Please let me know your thoughts on this episode; have I convinced you of the veracity of cross training?? Do you have any cross-training modalities you could recommend?? If you do, please comment in the Facebook or Instagram post associated with this episode. Speaking of, don’t forget to follow me on socials, Peak Endurance Coaching or Isobel Ross, although that is less running specific. Thank you much for taking the time to join me today, and don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe! IT really helps me out and to be honest makes my day. Have a great day wherever or whenever you are, run strong and free!! See ya!!
16:43
May 05, 2022
What does a training program for a race consist of?
This week I will be talking to you about the layout of a running program as an athlete prepares for a race. A running program needs to be well planned if it is to meet the objectives of the runner and to elicit their physiological best. Thank you so much for joining me today, I hope it was informative. If you are interested in coaching, email me isobel@peakendurancecoaching.com.au Don’t forget to follow me on socials: insta or facebook Peak Endurance Coaching, or you can follow me personally Isobel Ross. If you want to get on my email list, and I recommend it if you want to get interesting newsletters with exercises, recipes and articles, head to my website peakendurancecoaching.com.au Also, please do me a solid and hit the subscribe button on your preferred podcast platform. A review would be mighty helpful and kind of you too!! I love your support! Are you sick and tired of being injured or running in pain? Ensure you are ready for racing in 2022 and come in and see the team at Health & High Performance .Love running again by heading to www.healthhp.com.au/run or find them on Instagram Healthhighperformance. Wherever you are in the world have an awesome day, or evening