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Consummate Athlete Podcast

Author Molly Hurford and Endurance Coach Peter Glassford bring you the Consummate Athlete Podcast. We interview people who embrace multiple sports to lead adventure-filled lives and answer listener questions about training and health.


Past guests Include: Stacy sims, Stephen Seiler, Simon Marshall,  Kylee Van HornFrank Overton (SweetSpot), Dean Golich, Joe Friel, Marco Altini (HRV4Training)Alex Coates, Katarina Nash, Geoff Kabush, Ellen Noble, Phil Gaimon, Josie Perry, Stevie Lyn Smith, Gemma Sampson, Megan Roche, David Roche, Lori Nedescu, Matt Fitzgerald, Same Hale, Dr. Marc Bubbs, Christopher Mcdougal, Rebecca Rush, Kate Courtney, Kathy Herzog, Maghalie Rochette, Danelle Kabush, Steve Neal, David Epstein and Many More 

Jun 18, 2024

This week's podcast Q&A tackles the topic of AUTO-PAUSE on bike computers and run watches. We explore what auto-pausing is, why it might seem appealing, and the reasons you should consider not using it. We also read some responses to our recent post on the topic to help understand some of the questions and issues...

Jun 11, 2024

In this episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, Molly Hurford chats with sports dietitian Lindsey Cortes. We explore the staggering statistic that up to 45% of female athletes engage in some form of disordered eating. We discuss the reasons behind this, how it happens, and the signs and symptoms of Relative...

Jun 4, 2024

Today we discuss whether chasing small gains in performance (i.e. marginal gains) make sense for busy masters athletes. From altitude to supplements and heat training to recovery modalities like cold and compression. 

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May 28, 2024

Today, Molly and Peter tackle two insightful listener questions on the Consummate Athlete podcast. First, they delve into the topic of failed workouts and how we might misinterpret success in endurance sports training. Then, they look at a second question about which metrics are worth monitoring (or ignoring) during...

May 21, 2024

Join Peter and Molly as they discuss the common question of how much you need to train to be ready for an endurance race. Do you need to complete the race distance or duration, or both! Or can you get by with shorter rides, that might allow more frequency or quality training? 

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