Ep. 8: Science of Running Slow with Olympic Coach Jay Bawcom
Jay Bawcom is a USATF certified running coach and is based in Flagstaff, Arizona.Jay is a decorated coach who trains recreational and professional athletes including ones at the Olympic level.In this episode, we discuss all about easy runs, its importance, how it helps runners, how to adapt to it in your training cycle, and much more.
Jay Bawcom holds a Bachelors’s degree in Nursing and a Masters’s in Education- Curriculum and Instruction. He was offered a teaching position in Kenya which is also the world’s epicenter of distance running. This gave him the opportunity to see things up close and personal and he soon got drafted into a coaching job that he loved and never looked back.He has coached everyone from middle schoolers looking to lose weight to state champions to international athletes and everyone in between.
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and help beginners get on a fitness journey. An avid long-distance runner himself, Vikas is building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
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This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.