The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

“If you want to identify your running inefficiencies, run naked” says ultra-marathon runner Patrick Sweeney, who talks with SpartanUp Podcast Endurance Series host Johnny Waite about how to become a minimalist runner.  In this episode you’ll learn:


-How Patrick developed a love for running in the sandals

-Why minimalist running improves your running form

-How running with sandals heightens your sense of awareness

-Why running naked will identify your running inefficiencies

-That running in sandals and running barefoot are tools to improve your running form

-The importance of listening to your body to prevent injuries

-The genesis story for Pat’s run from Huntington Beach to Boston - a 3,355 mile trek that took 114 days. 



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Producer: Ryan Warner

Hosts: Johnny Waite

Sr Producer: Marion Abrams


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