The GU Energy Labs Pinnacle Podcast
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The Pinnacle Podcast is conversations with athletes who love what they do, as well as with the nutrition experts at GU Energy. Whether you're looking for information or inspiration, you'll find it at the GU Pinnacle Podcast.
||ExplicitRacing the Silk Road with Jay Petervary||Jay Petervary is about as "ultra" as an ultra-racer can be. A ten-time Ultra Iditirod champ, Tour Divide record holder, and half of the only team to ever do the Dirty Kanza XL on a tandem, the big question usually circling around Jay is "what's next?"..||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMirinda Carfrae -- Guest-interviewed by AnotherMotherRunner.com's Sarah Bowen Shea||It's a special mom-specific episode of the GU Energy Labs Pinnacle Podcast, and well...neither Yuri nor Fatty are exactly qualified to do this particular show. But you know who is? Sarah Bowen Shea of AnotherMotherRunner.com fame. She and three-time...||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRob Krar: Winning the Leadville 100 Ultra Run One Week After a Top 20 Leadville 100 MTB Finish||Imagine this scenario: You load up your car with everything you need to race both the Leadville 100 MTB race and to run the Leadville 100 running race, which occurs exactly one week after the MTB race. But you're still recovering from an injury so...||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYoga for Athletes||It's a rare athlete who dismisses yoga out of hand. Most athletes — whether we ride, run, kayak, climb, hike, or anything else — understand that it would be niceto learn yoga, as a way to improve our core strength and flexibility. Most of us leave..||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDirty Kanza XL Special Episode With Rebecca Rusch and Yuri Hauswald||It's a special Dirty Kanza XL — 350 miles! — deep-dive worshipfest recap episode, with Yuri Hauswald, fresh off his second-place Dirty Kanza XL finish, as well as the 7x world champion, 4x Leadville Champion, and only person in the world who can...||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Eating is Training” with GU Energy Lab's Nutritionist: Roxanne Vogel||Roxanne Vogel is GU's resident nutritionist / mountaineer, and in this episode of the GU Energy Labs Pinnacle Podcast, she's got tons of incredibly practical advice for athletes who want to perform at their peak. We talk about what it means to say...||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRelationships on the Run (Or Ride, or Swim...)||Athletes and Experts Talk About How to Find Time for Love||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransitions||Guidance and Strategies From Athletes and Experts for Your 2018 Transformation||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErin Huck Talks About How to be a Pan-Am Champ and Pro MTB Racer...While Still Having a Life||Erin Huck is a Pan-Am Games champion, a National Champion, and otherwise is at the top of her pro mountain biking game. Which is — obviously — plenty awesome all by itself. But she does all this while still holding down a career as a project...||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLael Wilcox: Trans America and Tour Divide Champ, Mentor, Scholarship Provider||A decade ago, Lael Wilcox just used her bike to get around town. Then she had an idea: if she could ride her bike for a few miles, why couldn't she ride it across the country? An unusual mental leap to make, perhaps, but Lael has proved it out....||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Build Sixty Miles of Singletrack in Your City's Backyard||In 2005, several thousand acres in Draper, UT were planned for residential development. Today, that area is instead home to 60 miles of beautifully-executed public singletrack for hikers, equestrians, and — above all — mountain bikers. And...||4/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBruckner Chase: Mindful Meditation, Ocean Advocacy, and Training Athletes with Spinal Injuries||Bruckner Chase is a true renaissance man. A professional endurance waterman and ocean advocate, he also trains athletes with spinal injuries as prone paddlers in swimmers in the open water. He set a no-wetsuit record swim in Alaska and historic...||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSonya Looney: Racing, Personal Growth, and Being a Secret Plant-Fueled Athlete||Sonya Looney is a world-champion cyclist. She's a speaker. She's a scientist with a Master's in Electrical Engineering. She's an entrepreneur. And she's a healthy and successful plant-based professional athlete. In this episode of The GU Energy...||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDave Wiens: MTB Icon and Six-Time Leadville Trail 100 Winner||Dave Wiens sits down with Yuri and Fatty to talk about his family, why he races, trail advocacy, and his favorite memories from the Leadville Trail 100 -- including an extraordinary talk-through of what he considers his most intense racing of the...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet Inspired by High-School Kids on Mountain Bikes||Want to feel hopeful about the future? This is the episode for you. Yuri and Fatty talk with two high school kids (Keegan and Hugo) who have been riding and racing with NorCal and NICA, along with their coaches and leaders. How riding and racing...||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJeff Castelaz: Catalyzing Grief Into Good with Pablove Across America||When Jeff and JoAnn's son Pablo was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer, they took to the blogosphere to keep loved ones up-to-date on Pablo’s progress. Their “happily ever after” didn’t come: Pablo passed...||11/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMirinda Carfrae: Racing Kona, Recovering, and Striving for the Perfect Race||Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae — an Ironman World Champion and professional triathlete — talks with Yuri and Fatty before and during race day, how she recovers after a big race like the Kona Ironman World Championship, races she’d like to try...||11/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCarol Dellinger Talks About Running 300 Marathons and Breast Cancer Survivorship||Carol Dellinger is the self-described "Warrior Marathon Runner," a seven-year breast cancer survivor and advocate for early detection. In this episode of the GU Pinnacle Podcast, Carol talks with Yuri and Fatty about her cancer journey, running at...||10/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Tollefson: Racing — and Podiuming — the UTMB||Tim Tollefson is fast. Like, REALLY fast. He's been a college steeplechaser, a road marathoner, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the marathon...and most recently, he's an ultra-trail runner. In addition to being the 2014 U.S. 50k Trail Champion, he...||10/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMagda Boulet: Olympian, Elite Ultra Runner, and GU Innovation Leader||Magda Boulet has done a lot of inspiring things. Like, an insane number of insipiring things. She's represented in the Olympics — where she endured tragedy and came back stronger. She's won the Western States 100. She's been the NA...||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKim Chambers: Marathon Swimmer||Kim Chambers an inspiring woman taking on amazing challenges — and swimming mind-boggling distances. In this interview, Yuri and Fatty talk with Kim about her latest quest: to be the first woman to swim from Sacramento to San...||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Place Matters More than Placing:" Talking With Rebecca Rusch||It’s been a busy year for Rebecca Rusch (aka "The Queen of Pain"): racing in Italy, riding and making a documentary in Viet Nam, as well as putting on her own signature cycling event. And — most recently — she and her husband Greg did a...||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRob Krar: Endurance Runner Turned (Temporarily) Endurance Rider||Rob Krar is a top pro endurance runner who found himself injured in 2016. Rather than going full couch-potato, he got on his bike and signed up for his first race on wheels: the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race -- a race he has run (and won) the...||8/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
We need more!
Lovre all of the content... we just need more of it! Great insight from riding, racing, and especially about nutrition.
Storytelling and athleticism at its best
If you enjoy inspirational stories and are active this podcast is for you!
Awesome and inspiring!
I have been listening for a while but the recent podcast with Lael Wilcox was totally inspiring and kept me in the car listening when I should have gone to work. Keep up the good work! Love the stories about all of the endurance athletes.