Ep 18: Metabolic Fitness for Runners

Ep 18: Metabolic Fitness for Runners

Being metabolically fit means - building an efficient metabolism that optimizes the energy required for our physical endeavors as runners, while also helping us by preventing insulin resistance which is the cause of many chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart diseases, hypertension / high blood pressure, and many forms of cancer.

In this episode, we go into the details of the role metabolic fitness plays, and

  • how running helps to better our metabolic fitness
  • using metabolic metrics & insights in our running
  • using CGMs to track metabolic fitness
  • and importantly how metabolic fitness can help our running goals.

The guest for this episode is Dharmendra.

Dharmendra is an alumnus of NIT Trichy and IIM Lucknow. He started running in 2001 while he was still at Lucknow campus and since then has run ~ 30 events of marathon distance or above. He has run for around 21 years at various events around the world including the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge and all editions of the Mumbai Marathon among others. He quit his job as a management consultant in 2011 and has coached runners since then. He is certified as a personal trainer and used to be an occasional quizzer and a freelance writer, who has written for several leading publications on health and fitness. He loves filter coffee and reading. He lives with his wife and two sons in Bangalore. He currently leads the community initiatives at Ultrahuman

Dharmendra can be reached on Twitter @dhammonia and on Instagram @dhammonia

You can subscribe to our newsletter for weekly workouts that will help your running.

For any feedback and collaborations please write to us at [email protected]. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @geeeksonfeet for updates on our recent articles, podcast episodes, and more.

Listen on Google Podcasts

Listen on Spotify

Listen on Apple Podcasts

Listen on Stitcher

RSS Feed

For any feedback and collaborations please write to us at [email protected]. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @geeeksonfeet for updates on our recent articles, podcast episodes and more. You can also subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

Weekly Cadence.

Get yourself equippped with the best of world of running - running news, workouts, tips on form & technique, quizzes and more.

Thank you for reading. Please help us bring more useful content with your suggestions...