199. Is a 10-Day Training Cycle Right For You? (with Mario Fraioli)
The Strength Running Podcast
Our guest today is coach Mario Fraioli, a 2:27 marathoner who hosts the Morning Shakeout podcast and publishes the newsletter of the same name. Mario coaches a wide variety of elite and sub-elite runners and has been involved in the running industry as an editor, book author, coach, podcaster, speaker, and thought leader for the better part of two decades. He’s also one fast dude, running a blistering 4:09 mile. And I’m very fortunate to call Mario a friend. In this conversation, we're discussing longer training cycles and why you might be interested (or not) in lengthening the cycle in which you plan your training. We discuss: The nuances of longer training cycles The goals they aim to accomplish The practical difficulties of longer cycles Why most everyone sticks with a 7-day cycle The #1 skill you must learn if you adopt a longer training cycle For more coaching guidance, check out Team Strength Running! Thank you Elemental Labs Our sponsor, Elemental Labs, helped make this episode possible. The day before I recorded this, I rode my bike in the heat for nearly two and a half hours at altitude and I’d like to thank ELEMENT CITRUS SALT for the quick post-ride recovery. They make high-sodium electrolytes to help manage your hydration needs. Go to drinklmnt.com/strengthrunning/ to sign up for a free sample pack with 4 flavors just for the cost of shipping.
Running Speed Workouts for Beginners with Mario Fraioli
Healthy Runner Podcast
Super excited to introduce Mario Fraioli, a Bay Area-based running coach who works with a number of Olympic Trials-level marathoners, internationally ranked ultrarunners, and competitive age-group athletes on the Healthy Runner LIVE show!!!! He also writes and publishes the Morning Shakeout, a weekly email newsletter and podcast that covers running and other topics that interest him. Mario talked about speed workouts for runners and answered some common questions like these: How can a beginner increase running speed? Should beginner runners do speed work? What exercises improve running speed? What are some speed workouts for distance runners? Click this link to learn more about the 7 running drills Mario talked about in this episode: https://medium.com/@mariofraioli/seven-running-drills-you-should-be-doing-d7bdbf0a0409 Click this previous episode to learn more about the 3 most common types of runs you should be doing as a runner: https://sparkyourtraining.com/types-of-runs/ Click this previous episode to learn more about finding your running pace with Coach Lu: https://sparkyourtraining.com/what-pace-should-i-run/ Connect with Mario: Follow Mario on Strava. Visit his website. Subscribe to the morning shakeout email newsletter. Listen to the morning shakeout podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Overcast, Google Play, Soundcloud, or wherever you consume audio content. This episode is sponsored by UCAN nutrition which is powered by superstarch and it delivers that steady long lasting energy without the spike and then the crash. Since you are a part of our Healthy Runner community, you will get 20% of all of your orders at ucan.com. Just use the code HEALTHYRUNNER during checkout when placing your order. Go ahead and give UCAN a try. Trust me… you won’t regret it! As always, thank you for listening and I hope you enjoyed the episode! *If you’re enjoying the podcast and want to show your support, please write a brief review on Apple Podcasts. It only takes a minute and will help new listeners to discover the show. Want step by step instructions on how easy it is to leave a review? Click here to get my instructions on how to leave a review! Thank you in advance for your consideration! Subscribe, listen, and review: Subscribe to the Healthy Runner podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, and Amazon Music/ Alexa. Stream this episode in your browser. Helping You Stay Healthy Doing what YOU Love 💙 SPARK Physical Therapy is located in the Greater New Haven region in Hamden, CT. This episode in addition to the previous podcast episodes can serve as a guide to keeping you healthy and running! 🏃🏻♀️ Health for Runners BY Runners 🏃🏻♂️ ⚡️𝙎𝙋𝘼𝙍𝙆 𝙋𝙝𝙮𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙡 𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙮 We Help Active Adults Be Able To Run Without Aches and Pains So You Can Feel Good About Yourself Again… [Even If You Don't Consider Yourself A Runner] Connect with Duane: Instagram @sparkyourtraining YouTube Channel- Subscribe To Get The latest Running Tip Join the Facebook Group Like the Facebook Page Send Me A Facebook Message Blog For Runners Inquire About Individualized Running Evaluation (virtual or in person) Twitter @scottispark⠀ Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Google Play iHeartRadio Amazon Music Website
In this episode, I sit down with running coach, commentator, and media personality, Mario Fraioli to break down the news of UTMB's partnership with IRONMAN. UTMB Press Announcement UTMB World Series FAQ Subscribe to Mario's Newsletter Listen to Mario's Podcast_______Pyllars Links: App Download | Instagram | Website | YouTubeDylan Links: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn
Mario Fraioli is one of the top current voices in the running world, as a writer, podcast host, coach, and runner himself. He’s the publisher and host of The Morning Shakeout, a weekly newsletter and podcast featuring top athletes, coaches and personalities in the running world. As a coach, he has guided athletes of all levels, including Olympic athletes to help them achieve their best. Mario has a deep passion for the sport, and has translated that love into success both personally and professionally. His words of wisdom in our conversation will resonate with anyone who is looking for motivation, purpose, and meaning, and ready to achieve that on the run and beyond! To find and follow Mario: @theAMshakeout - Instagram and Twitter themorningshakeout.com/subscribe The Morning Shakeout Podcast https://mariofraioli.com/ Connect with me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/coachingontherun Get a free “Jumpstart Your Running” toolkit!: https://www.coachingontherun.com/ Submit any questions or comments: firstname.lastname@example.org
21 | Marin County, CA with Mario Fraioli: Running, Fun and Food Around Mount Tamalpais and Beyond
Mario Fraioli has spent nearly his entire life immersed in the world of running. Talk to any runner who is passionate about the sport and they know Mario - from his successful journalism career, including six years at Competitor Magazine, to venturing out to build his own running media brand and coaching business, Mario knows the world of running. Every week on his popular podcast and newsletter, The Morning Shakeout, Mario shares informed commentary, engaging conversations and smart curation about running. In this conversation, we have the pleasure of talking with Mario and we dive deep into how he began his journey into running and the origins of his journalism career. Mario is usually the one asking the questions and it was nice to listen to his story and get to know him. We then pivot into the extreme raw and natural beauty of Marin County, where he lives with his wife Christine and their dog Tahoe. Mario shares his very favorite places in Marin County, including his prime spots for running, where to refuel, the best races and so much more.Don't miss this great conversation with Mario Fraioli. Show notes HERESponsored by: Inside Tracker and BeamInside TrackerInsideTracker is a personalized health and wellness platform like no other.What’s their secret? First, InsideTracker uses its patented algorithm to analyze your body’s data and offer you a clearer picture than you’ve ever had before of what’s going on inside you. Then, InsideTracker provides you with a concrete, science-backed, trackable action plan for reaching your performance goals and being your healthy best. For a limited time, InsideTracker is offering 25% off its store for our listeners. Just visit insidetracker dot com slash SUITE RUN.Beam Beam is a CBD company that’s making waves in the wellness industry by offering products that combine THC-free CBD with other high-quality ingredients. They just launched their first ever non-CBD product line called elevate hydration. Elevate hydration powders give your body the electrolytes it craves and more. Because when you’re hydrated, your body functions the way it was designed to. Available for digestive balance, enhanced energy and supportive recovery, beam’s hydration formulas bring you a supercharged stack of electrolytes sourced entirely from nature. Plus, they make your water taste amazing. Try elevate hydration from beam for 15% off with code SUITERUN. Visit beam TLC DOT com to redeem. That’s beam TLC DOT com with the code SUITERUN for 15 percent off your new favorite electrolyte powders and if you opt in to their subscription, which is already 20% off, you'll receive an extra 15% off with code SUITERUN!Where to find Mario:The Morning Shakeout Podcast (subscribe to his show and sign up for his weekly newsletter!)InstagramTwitterFind Nat and Jerold at Suite Run and Natrunsfar.Share this episode with your friends, subscribe to the show and leave a rating and review (which will help others find the show)&
#309 - Lindsey Hein & Mario Fraioli: Road to the Trials Returns
The Rambling Runner Podcast
The Road to the Trials has returned for season two and we are fired up! We will be bringing you a behind the scenes look at the training and racing of some of America's best track athletes as they prepare for the Olympic Track Trials in June. Specifically, we will be following Keira D'Amato, Dana Giordano, Olivia Baker, Frank Lara, Tyler Day, and Abe Alvarado.In this episode we are joined by Lindsey Hein and Mario Fraioli, hosts of the highly rated I'll Have Another and Morning Shakeout podcasts, and we set the stage for the lead-up to the trials. We discuss the year long gap between now and the Olympic Marathon Trials, whether we thought the Olympics would even happen, our favorite Olympic track & field memories, the events and athletes we are most excited to follow this spring, and we discuss where the six athletes we will be following this season compare to their peers in the lead-up to what will be an extremely entertaining track season.Sponsors:OS1st, a three-generation, family-owned company in North Carolina, creates the best running socks and compression bracing products specifically for people with an active lifestyle. OS1st uses Compression Zone Technology with high quality materials to ease pain and help prevent runner’s knee, Plantar Fasciitis, shin splints and more. Shop at your local independently owned running or at www.OS1st.com where you can use code RAMBLING for 15% off your first purchase.Spring will be here before you know it, and the best way to get through the winter months of running is to have your next finish line in sight! That’s why Sports Backers is excited to bring you a custom race experience with our first ‘Sports Backers Marathon,’ in Richmond, Virginia, featuring a marathon, half marathon, and 5k. From Friday, March 12th through Sunday, March 14th the experienced team at Sports Backers will take care of the rest, with onsite packet pick up, measured courses, touchless bottle refill stations, timing, and of course great swag! Register now at www.sportsbackers.org and save $10 by using code RAMBLINGRUNNER.Follow Matt:Instagram - @rambling_runnerTwitter - @rambling_runner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Season Two Primer with Lindsey Hein and Mario Fraioli
Road to the Trials
The Road to the Trials have returned for season two and we are fired up! We will be bringing you a behind the scenes look at the training and racing of some of America's best track athletes as they prepare for the Olympic Track Trials in June. Specifically, we will be following Keira D'Amato, Dana Giordano, Olivia Baker, Frank Lara, Tyler Day, and Abe Alvarado. In this episode we are joined by Lindsey Hein and Mario Fraioli, hosts of the highly rated I'll Have Another and Morning Shakeout podcasts, and we set the stage for the lead-up to the trials. We discuss the year long gap between now and the Olympic Marathon Trials, whether we thought the Olympics would even happen, our favorite Olympic track & field memories, the events and athletes we are most excited to follow this spring, and we discuss where the six athletes we will be following this season compare to their peers in the lead-up to what will be an extremely entertaining track season.
#300 - Mario Fraioli: Transitioning to Trail/Ultramarathon From Road Racing
The Rambling Runner Podcast
In 2020, with road races all over being cancelled, many runners decided to transition to trail running where races were much more prevalent and easier to align with COVID restrictions. But many of these folks weren't quite sure where to start. This is exactly why I was excited to speak with elite coach and podcast host Mario Fraioli. Mario coaches some of the best trail runners in the country in addition to making this same transition when he moved to the Bay Area. In this conversation Mario covers gear, volume, intensity, strength and athleticism, hills, and so much more.If you want to learn more about Mario head over to https://mariofraioli.com/. Sponsor:OS1st is a three-generation, family-owned company in North Carolina, creates the best running socks and compression bracing products specifically for people with an active lifestyle. There’s a lot of compression out there, but this is the real deal – no one else uses Compression Zone Technology with high quality materials to ease pain and help prevent runner’s knee, Plantar Fasciitis, shin splints and more. Used by ultra-runners (Catra Corbett, Sabrina Stanley) and new runners alike. Shop at your local independently owned running or at www.OS1st.com where you can use code RAMBLING for 15% off your first purchase.Follow Matt:Instagram - @rambling_runnerTwitter - @rambling_runner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week Rick sits down to chat with Mario Fraioli (https://mariofraioli.com/), combining coaching tips and a deep dive into Mario’s own journey as an athlete and coach in this two part interview. As a coach, he has guided athletes to personal bests, Boston Marathon qualifying times, national championship titles, Olympic Trials appearances, international podiums, world championship teams, national records, and even the Olympic Games. He publishes the morning shakeout—a weekly email newsletter that covers running and other worthwhile topics—and also hosts its namesake podcast, where he gleans insight and inspiration from the sport’s top athletes, coaches, and personalities. From 2010-2016, Mario was the senior editor at Competitor magazine, where he interviewed and profiled many of running’s most recognizable figures, covered hundreds of events, including the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon and U.S. Olympic Trials on multiple occasions, and directed training-related content for both the print magazine and website. His work has also appeared in Running Times, New England Runner, Triathlete, and other publications. In 2013, he authored his first book, The Official Rock ‘n’ Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training. As an athlete, Mario was an NCAA Division II cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003 and has raced competitively from the 800 meters to ultramarathon distances. He has personal bests including 4:09 for the mile, 2:27 in the marathon, and 7:59 for 50 miles. He still steps on the starting line every now and again when the mood strikes him right. A native of Massachusetts, Mario spent a few years in San Diego, and currently lives north of the Golden Gate Bridge with his wife Christine, their pup Tahoe, four bikes, and dozens of pairs of running shoes Coaches Corner is a regular show where Head Coach and Running Guru Rick Mirabella is joined by sporting experts to discuss how to get the best out of your training. The show is brought to you by Runnez Redzone and Runnez.com – your one place online training destination.
This week Rick sits down to chat with Mario Fraioli (https://mariofraioli.com/), combining coaching tips and a deep dive into Mario’s own journey as an athlete and coach in this two part interview. As a coach, he has guided athletes to personal bests, Boston Marathon qualifying times, national championship titles, Olympic Trials appearances, international podiums, world … Continue reading In the Coach’s Corner – Mario Fraioli (Part 1) →