PODCAST

VO2 Max Podcast

Ryan Eckert, MS, CSCS

A podcast channel bringing endurance athletes and coaches a discussion of the latest science surrounding relevant topics within endurance sport and how to apply this science to their training and racing or coaching.
Episode 27: Relationship Between Training Plus Lifestyle Characteristics and Injury Prevalence Among TriathletesEpisode 26: Can Cold-Water Immersion Enhance Endurance Training Adaptations?
In this episode, I discuss the evidence surrounding cold-water immersion and its potential to enhance the long-term, adaptive response to endurance training as well as long-term endurance performance outcomes.Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.comEmail: peakendurancesolutions@outlook.comInstagram: @ryaneckert_triReferencesAllan, R., Sharples, A. P., Close, G. L., Drust, B., Shepherd, S. O., Dutton, J., ... & Gregson, W. (2017). Postexercise cold water immersion modulates skeletal muscle PGC-1α mRNA expression in immersed and nonimmersed limbs: evidence of systemic regulation. Journal of Applied Physiology, 123(2), 451-459.Broatch, J. R., Petersen, A., & Bishop, D. J. (2018). The influence of post-exercise cold-water immersion on adaptive responses to exercise: a review of the literature. Sports Medicine, 48(6), 1369-1387. Ihsan, M., Watson, G., Choo, H. C., Lewandowski, P., Papazzo, A., Cameron-Smith, D., & Abbiss, C. R. (2014). Postexercise muscle cooling enhances gene expression of PGC-1. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 46(10), 1900-1907. Joo, C. H., Allan, R., Drust, B., Close, G. L., Jeong, T. S., Bartlett, J. D., ... & Gregson, W. (2016). Passive and post-exercise cold-water immersion augments PGC-1α and VEGF expression in human skeletal muscle. European journal of applied physiology, 116(11), 2315-2326.Malta, E. S., Dutra, Y. M., Broatch, J. R., Bishop, D. J., & Zagatto, A. M. (2021). The effects of regular cold-water immersion use on training-induced changes in strength and endurance performance: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Sports Medicine, 51(1), 161-174.Love our content and want to support our show? Click the link here and consider supporting us by becoming a Patreon member with options to get exclusive branded merchandise!
Dec 15 2021
24 mins
Episode 25: Cryotherapy for Athletes - Does the Evidence Support the Hype?Episode 24: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Endurance PerformanceEpisode 23: Evidence-Based Supplementation for Endurance Performance
In this episode, I discuss the evidence surrounding supplements/substances that have some promise for enhancing endurance performance.Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.comEmail: peakendurancesolutions@outlook.comInstagram: @ryaneckert_triEvidence-Based Supplementation for Endurance Performance - One-Page Reference GuideReferences1. Bishop, D. (2010). Dietary supplements and team-sport performance. Sports medicine, 40(12), 995-1017.2. Jones, A. M. (2014). Dietary nitrate supplementation and exercise performance. Sports medicine, 44(1), 35-45.3. Kreider, R. B., Wilborn, C. D., Taylor, L., Campbell, B., Almada, A. L., Collins, R., ... & Kerksick, C. M. (2010). ISSN exercise & sport nutrition review: research & recommendations. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 7(1), 1.4. Sports Nutrition Conference: Oxford, London. (2012). Available at https://myasucourses.asu.edu/bbcswebdav/pid-14289375-dt-content-rid-82469462_1/courses/2016FallB-X-NTR598-90747-90748/SNC%20London%202012.pdf.  5. Thomas, D. T., Erdman, K. A., & Burke, L. M. (2016). Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: nutrition and athletic performance. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116(3), 501-528.6. Peart, D.J., Siegler, J.C., & Vince, R.V. (2012). Practical recommendations for coaches and athletes: a meta-analysis of sodium bicarbonate use for athletic performance. The journal of strength & conditioning research, 26(7), 1975-1983.7. Kern, M., Misell, L. M., Ordille, A., Alm, M., & Salewske, B. (2018). Double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized crossover pilot study evaluating the impacts of sodium bicarbonate in a transdermal delivery system on physiological parameters and exercise performance: 2402 Board# 238 June 1 1100 AM-1230 PM. Medicine & science in sports & exercise, 50(5S):595.8. Misell, L., Kern, M., Ordille, A., Alm, M., & Salewske, B. (2018). Double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized crossover pilot study evaluating the impacts of sodium bicarbonate in a transdermal delivery system on delayed muscle onset soreness: 2403 Board# 239 June 1 1100 AM-1230 PM. Medicine & science in sports & exercise, 50(5S):595.Love our content and want to support our show? Click the link here and consider supporting us by becoming a Patreon member with options to get exclusive branded merchandise!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/peakendurancesolutions)
Sep 15 2021
44 mins
Episode 22: Evidence-Based Fueling During Endurance ExerciseEpisode 21: The Role of Static Stretching for the TriathleteEpisode 20: Caleb Guest on Unique Aspects of Off-Road TriathlonEpisode 19: Relationship Between Training Volume and Long-Distance Triathlon PerformanceEpisode 18: The Effects of Music on Performance
In this episode, I discuss the effects of listening to music on performance, including listening to music during exercise and before exercise as these are both relevant to endurance athletes.Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.comEmail: peakendurancesolutions@outlook.comInstagram: @ryaneckert_triPublished Book on Amazon: Swim, Bike, Run, Happiness: My Journey to Overcoming DepressionThe Effects of Music on Performance Written Post: https://www.peakendurancesolutions.com/vo2-max-forum/the-vo2-max-forum/effects-of-music-on-exercise-performanceReferences1.  Ballmann, C. G., Maynard, D. J., Lafoon, Z. N., Marshall, M. R., Williams, T. D., & Rogers, R. R. (2019). Effects of listening to preferred versus non-preferred music on repeated wingate anaerobic test performance. Sports (Basel), 7(8), E185.2.  Ballmann, C. G., McCullum, M. J., Rogers, R. R., Marshall, M. M., & Williams, T. D. (2018). Effects of preferred vs. nonpreferred music on resistance exercise performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1519/JSC.00000000000029813.  Karow MC, Rogers RR, Pederson JA, Williams TD, Marshall MR, Ballmann CG. Effects of Preferred and Nonpreferred Warm-Up Music on Exercise Performance. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 2020 Jun 3:0031512520928244.4.  Lingham, J., & Theorell, T. (2009). Self-selected “favourite” stimulative and sedative music listening–How does familiar and preferred music listening affect the body? Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, 18(2), 150–166.5.  Nakamura, P. M., Pereira, G., Papini, C. B., Nakamura, F. Y., & Kokubun, E. (2010). Effects of preferred and nonpreferred music on continuous cycling exercise performance. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 110(1), 257–264Love our content and want to support our show? Click the link here and consider supporting us by becoming a Patreon member with options to get exclusive branded merchandise!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/peakendurancesolutions)
Feb 1 2021
16 mins
Episode 17: The Placebo Effect and its Role in Endurance SportEpisode 16: Sodium Bicarbonate and Athletic Performance
In this episode, I discuss some of the latest science surrounding the use of sodium bicarbonate to improve performance. Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.comEmail: peakendurancesolutions@outlook.comInstagram: @ryaneckert_triPublished Book on Amazon: Swim, Bike, Run, Happiness: My Journey to Overcoming DepressionSodium Bicarbonate for Athletic Performance Written Post: https://www.peakendurancesolutions.com/vo2-max-forum/the-vo2-max-forum/sodium-bicarbonate-for-endurance-athletes-what-does-the-evidence-say References1.  Kern M, Misell LM, Ordille A, Alm M, Salewske B. Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Randomized Crossover Pilot Study Evaluating The Impacts Of Sodium Bicarbonate in a Transdermal Delivery System on Physiological Parameters and Exercise Performance: 2402 Board# 238 June 1 1100 AM-1230 PM. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018 May 1;50(5S):595.2.  Misell L, Kern M, Ordille A, Alm M, Salewske B. Double-blind, placebo controlled, randomized crossover pilot study evaluating the impacts of sodium bicarbonate in a transdermal delivery system on delayed muscle onset soreness: 2403 Board# 239 June 1 1100 AM-1230 PM. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018 May 1;50(5S):595.3.  Peart DJ, Siegler JC, Vince RV. Practical recommendations for coaches and athletes: a meta-analysis of sodium bicarbonate use for athletic performance. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. 2012 Jul 1;26(7):1975-83.Love our content and want to support our show? Click the link here and consider supporting us by becoming a Patreon member with options to get exclusive branded merchandise!Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/peakendurancesolutions)
Nov 1 2020
31 mins
Episode 15: David Tilbury-Davis on Factors Associated with Success in Long-Distance TriathlonEpisode 14: Effective Tapering for RacesEpisode 13: Strength Training for Endurance AthletesEpisode 12: Jim Vance on Running with PowerEpisode 11: Correlation Doesn't Equal CausationEpisode 10: PeriodizationEpisode 9: Attentional Focus and Cueing with Dr. Ron Snarr and Connor CollumEpisode 8: Compression Garments for Performance and Recovery

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