About This Episode

Jason Koop is the Director of Coaching for Carmichael Training Systems. He coaches a variety of endurance athletes from the beginner to the elite like ultrarunners Timothy Olson and Dylan Bowman. He is the author of Training Essentials for Ultrarunning, a complete training guide for ultrarunners of all abilities. His training method is rooted in a a structured, periodized ultra training plan that focuses on developing an athlete’s energy systems for the long haul.

In this interview we talk about:

– Jason’s sporting background
– His coaching philosphy and why he stared coaching
– His role at Carmichael Training Systems
– Mistakes athletes make during their off-season
– The science behind maximizing ultramarathon performance
– A promo to use at Carmichael Training Systems (code = JUNKIE)

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