Geeks on Feet

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Ep 10: Training for 5k

Training for 5K for the best results.

Aditi Pandya

1 minute read

In this episode, we talk about the various aspects of 5K training for beginners and advanced runners. Topics covered in this episode -

  • Volume vs Intensity for 5k training
  • Muscle build-up and recruitment
  • Building aerobic and anaerobic efficiency
  • VO2 max and interval training
  • Determining paces for your training runs
  • Pacing, drafting & other strategies for optimizing race day performance

Guest for this episode is Sameer Joshi. Sameer, is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) of USA, Sameer is certified Nutritionist from Precision Nutrition and is a certified running coach from UESCA.

Sameer, runs his own venture, Pushing Limits-Integrated Fitness Solutions. He is currently mentoring aspiring individuals on their holistic wellbeing journey through his running, fitness, and nutrition programs.

Here are few additional resources for the topics referred to in this podcast.

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