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The Extramilest Podcast

Aug 12, 2020

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Albert Shank ( has 25+ years of running experience. He has learned many things over the years about ways to become a stronger, healthier and happier athlete.

Recently he celebrated his 52nd birthday by running 52km in the Grand Canyon, pure joy. In this conversation we discuss many of his learnings and experiences with running over the years:

  • His early years and progression through races; learning about pacing, hydration and nutrition.
  • Dealing with extreme heat in Arizona; running up and down hills, slowing down.
  • MAF training and improved performance.
  • Working at 80% low intensity, versus obsessing over pace and time, all of the time.
  • Transitioning from road to trail, time to perfect your combat roll!
  • Approaching training from a health perspective; for running, eating as much real food as possible
  • Maintaining a good strength training program.
  • Setting goals or challenges in a pandemic and having fun with it.

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