Ep 93: Pacing Strategy for New York City Marathon with Dr. Jordan Metzl
The New York City Marathon is around the corner, and we have a special episode for you. This week, we have Dr. Jordan Metzl speak to Vikas, who is running his 34th Marathon and the New York City Marathon for the 18th time, all about the NYCM, the course description, and more.
Jordan D. Metzl, MD is an internationally recognized sports medicine physician, best-selling author, and fitness instructor who practices at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City voted annually as the top orthopedic hospital in the United States by US News and World Reports. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. He completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center in Boston and Sports Medicine Fellowship Training programs at both Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School. In addition to his busy medical practices in New York City and Stamford, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is the author of the bestselling titles Running Strong, The Exercise Cure, and Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies, and has also authored three other books including The Young Athlete. A former collegiate soccer player, Dr. Metzl is a 33-time marathon runner and 12- time Ironman finisher (and still going).
To know more about Dr. Metzl, check out his website: drjordanmetzl.com/about
Vikas hosts this weekly podcast and enjoys nerding over-exercise physiology, nutrition, and endurance sport in general. He aims to get people to get out and ‘move’. When he is not working, he is found running, almost always. He can be found on nearly all social media channels but Instagram is preferred:)