Dean Karnazes is one of the world's most famous ultra marathon runners. In 2006 he ran 50 marathons in all 50 states, in 50 consecutive days. TIME named Dean one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World.” He also holds the record for the longest uninterrupted run (262 miles). We were lucky enough to talk with Dean about his experiences running ultra marathons. In this podcast he shares tips and advice for runners of all abilities.
When I spoke with Dean one of his biggest pieces of advice for avoiding injury and continuing running was to, “listen to everyone, follow no one.” In the interview he explains why this has been important to him and how following this philosophy has helped him to never experience an injury.
Tune in to this podcast to hear Dean's tips on running and fitness. You may be surprised to learn that he supports standing all day long. To Dean, the couch is the enemy. In this podcast Dean explains why he raised his desk to waist level and stands all day as he works.
In this episode, Dean shares about a cross-training device called the ElliptiGo. You can learn more about it at ElliptiGo.com.
Adam met Dean at the San Francisco Marathon race expo on July 29th, 2006. We included a photo of the two of them below.
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