The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

“Running isn't that good for you. So if you do it for 12 months of the year you’re probably going to get injured and lose the love of it” says Jonathan Albon, 2014 Spartan World Champion, on when and how to run if you’re training for an OCR event.


Spartan Up Endurance Series host, Johnny Waite, talks with Jonathan about how to get better as a runner, when to train and how to taper for a big event. In this episode you’ll learn...


-Tapering: Jonathan’s definition and tapering routine

-Winter training: How Jonathan trains in the harsh winters while maintaining his love for running

-Forced rest: Jonathan takes upwards of 3 months per year off from running

-Jonathan’s mindset when entering and leaving an obstacle


More about Jonathan: 

Jonathan Albon is an all-round athlete who competes in both obstacle course racing and trail running. Current stats include: undefeated OCR World Champion, current Trail World Champion and Ultra Skyrunning World Champion. Jonn has seen much success within both sports - running and OCR -  with an appetite for adventure and pushing his limits.  Who knows where his sporting pursuits will take him next. Jon is proudly supported by vj sport, ultimate direction & mountain fuel.


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Producer: Ryan Warner

Hosts: Johnny Waite

Sr Producer: Marion Abrams


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