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The Mountain Running Pod

The Mountain Running Pod

By The Mountain Running Pod
Informative, amusing and joined by a plethora of guests, your hosts, British international mountain and trail runners Seb Batchelor and Rob 'Sinco' Sinclair, discuss the world of mountain running and sports performance.
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The Rise of Robbie Simpson: Chapter 1
Months in the making, the British mountain running and marathon phenomenon Robbie Simpson is on the pod and it’s a two part special! In ‘Chapter 1’ the guys turn their focus to Robbie’s road career; that infamous Commonwealth Games Bronze, the recent Olympic trials and discuss some marathon training principles and how that translates to the mountains. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of laughs and hilarious stories in there too! If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe and follow the pod on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #themountainrunningpod to get involved and send us your questions via social media or email the pod at themountainrunningpod@gmail.com!
01:01:21
May 18, 2021
Brother's Special - Rehab & Racing
After a mid-season break Seb and Sinco are back! After a quick catch up they’re joined by Seb’s brother and former Team GB cyclist Hamish Batchelor to relive some classic Batchelor bro’s stories from their pro cycling days. The guys look back at some of their worst injuries and hardest races and discuss the ability to juggle working full time around training. Tune in for plenty of laughs and a few nuggets of insightful info from two of the UK’s best trail and mountain runners. If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe and follow the pod on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #themountainrunningpod to get involved and send us your questions via social media or email the pod at themountainrunningpod@gmail.com!
46:55
March 12, 2021
Sky High with Georgia Tindley
Be prepared to be inspired for the mountains! This week Seb & Rob interview the happy go lucky, skyrunning and adventure lover, Georgia Tindley. She is humble, modest and passionate about creating equal opportunities for woman in the sport. Her funny stories and drive to be the best mountain athlete she can be will get you laced up and ready for the hills! You can follow Georgia’s stories on Instagram at @gtindley. If you enjoyed this episode please subscribe and follow the pod on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #themountainrunningpod to get involved and send us your questions via social media or email the pod at themountainrunningpod@gmail.com!
01:01:20
October 10, 2020
S&C Fundamentals with Cem Yesilyurt
In this episode, Seb discusses all things strength training with sports injury rehabilitation specialist and strength and conditioning coach Cem Yesilyurt of the Chiro and Physio Clinic. Starting with the origin of strength training Cem then discusses the neurological and muscular adaptions that take place, works through the fundamentals of lifting for mountain runners, explains how a structured strength training programme can be incorporated into a run training programme, and much more. This is strength training 101 from an absolute guru in his field. Sit back, relax and enjoy. You can get in contact with Cem through the 'Chiro and Physio Clinic' website and follow him on Instagram @thechiroandphysioclinic. If you enjoy the episode please subscribe and follow the pod on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #themountainrunningpod to get involved and send us your questions via social media or email the pod on themountainrunningpod@gmail.com! 
01:00:29
September 24, 2020
Zak Attack
Seb and Sinco are back again for another episode! This week they delve into the importance of speed work and its transferability to the hills; do mountain runners under emphasise flat speed and how often should it be incorporated into a training plan? Before that, Seb sat down with Salomon athlete and Northern Ireland's uphill whippet Zak Hanna to discuss his latest racing exploits in Italy, training with an Olympian, the crazy sport of hurling, and much more! If you like what you hear please subscribe and you can follow the pod and find out more about future episodes on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #themountainrunningpod to get involved!
01:06:32
September 15, 2020
The Ultimate VK with Jacob Adkin
This week Seb and Sinco are joined by New Balance athlete and European Mountain Running Champion Jacob Adkin. Rob and Seb dive into the mind of an uphill specialist and discuss training specificity for alpine races, his European title, that piece of cheese and a whole lot more! If you like what you hear you can follow the pod and find out about future episodes on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #TMRP to get involved!
54:51
September 01, 2020
When Seb met Sinco - The Introductory Show
Join GB international trail and mountain runners Seb Batchelor and Rob Sinclair discuss the world of mountain running and sports performance. The intro episode is finally here after months of research and debate! Rob and Seb joke about when they first came across each other on the race circuit, discuss what's to come in future episodes and delve a little into the science of what is commonly coined the 'base period'.  You can follow the pod and find out about future episodes on Instagram and Facebook @themountainrunningpod. Use the hashtag #TMRP to get involved!
33:59
August 16, 2020