Interview with Dean Karnazes + How to Manage Hunger During Training

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In this episode we speak with Dean Karnazes. He’s an accomplished ultra runner, best-selling author, and running ambassador.

And in the quick tip segment, you will hear how to manage hunger during marathon training while still losing weight and keeping your energy levels stable!

Interview with Dean Karnazes

Dean Karnazes might be the best known ultramarathoner of all time. He’s been featured by The Today Show, 60 Minutes, The Late Show with David Letterman (watch the clip below), The History Channel . . . the list goes on. Time Magazine named him as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World”.

His book Ultramarathon Man was one of the first running books I read. His newest collaboration is the book Running for Good -101 Stories for Runners & Walkers to Get You Going! which is produced by Chicken Soup for the Soul.

From this interview . . .

Dean talks about hi 525k run through Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakstan.
The  U.S. State Department sent him to run 525 kilometers on the ancient Silk Road through Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan.  He ran through the desert in 110°f temps with a support crew that only spoke Russian.  The reception from locals was phenomenal but it did require him to drink a courtesy bowl of fermented horse milk.  😂 

photo credit: Dean Karnazes

Hilarious Interview on the Late Show

Breaking a rib while running in Chile.

photo credit: Dean Karnazes

photo credit: Dean Karnazes

Running near his home in the Marin Headlands.

photo credit: Dean Karnazes

Also Mentioned in This Episode

The Kaisermarathon in Söll, Austria. Trevor is running this on October 5th. Send us an email through our contact page if you know about this race or if you live in Austria.

The Hartford Marathon in Connecticut. Angie is running this on October 12th 2019. This will be her first race in Connecticut and state number 47 in her 50 state quest.

On-Running Shoes -Try a pair of On’s for yourself for 30 days and put them to the test. That means actually running in them before you decide to keep them.

Managing Hunger During Training

Angelo Poli

Angelo Poli, metabolism expert and founder of MetPro, joined us to answer the question, “How does one manage hunger during marathon training while still losing weight and keeping your energy level stable?”. This is something that many runners struggle with!

Since November Angie has lost 30 pounds and got her marathon time back down to Boston Qualifying level using the MetPro system. Visit for a free consultation call.

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