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Run Smarter with Eliud Kipchoge | Extramilest Show #82

By May 21, 2024No Comments

“The more you are consistent, the more your improvements come very fast. Try to create time for just going out for a run” – Eliud Kipchoge

There is no greater runner and ambassador for the sport of running than Eliud Kipchoge. We discuss Kipchoge’s routines, top running tips and advice for non-elite athletes to improve. I’ve created a 30-page summary PDF from my Kipchoge conversations, including lessons, takeaways, favorite quotes, and a full transcript. E-book can be downloaded for free at https://extramilest.com/kipchoge/


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Hope you enjoy this episode with Eliud Kipchoge.

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Show Notes:

  • 00:00 Kipchoge’s Top Running Tips for Everyone
  • 02:24 Welcome back Eliud! Family, home and running.
  • 05:17 Advice for runners facing challenges in training and racing
  • 07:21 Best recovery after a marathon
  • 07:52 Low intensity training, tools used.
  • 11:51 What’s next? Recovery, cycling, trail running..?
  • 13:31 Best advice for non-elite runners.
  • 14:50 Calm, control and decision-making.
  • 15:32 How Kipchoge journals daily
  • 16:40 Advice to a younger Eliud?
  • 17:17 Best advice to younger athletes
  • 19:06 How to approach longevity in the sport of running.
  • 20:57 What does Eliud do to relax?
  • 21:29 Preparation, planning and execution.
  • 22:36 What running can teach you
  • 23:41 How to crush the later stages of the marathon
  • 24:34 Best advice Kipchoge ever received as a runner?
  • 25:55 Putting the wealth of available data to use
  • 26:52 Advice for non elite athletes to improve
  • 28:25 Summary and closing thoughts

What was your favorite lesson, takeaway or quote from this episode? Please let me know in the YouTube comments.

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