HIIT Training And No Sugar No Grains With Geoff Alaishuski

RB19: HIIT Training And No Sugar No Grains With Geoff Alaishuski

Geoff Alaishuski Interview HIIT training and running

Show Notes:

In today’s podcast, I chat with group fitness instructor, runner, and HIIT training expert, Geoff Alaishuski.

Geoff is a health and fitness sherpa, taking people to health and fitness levels they’ve never reached before. He works as a group fitness instructor and teaches Les Mills BodyPump and BodyCombat classes at clubs in the greater Philadelphia area. He also works as a Team Beachbody Coach, where he helps people choose the correct home fitness programs and nutrition supplements to meet their individual goals. But, most importantly, at no cost, Geoff is always available to help others stay motivated with their health and fitness goals, regardless of the programs or workouts they do.

Geoff began his fitness journey over 5 years ago with group aerobics and spin classes. Since then, he’s completed a wide variety of at home workout programs, including P90x and Insanity. He’s also an avid runner and has finished 7 half marathons and 3 full marathons in the last 24 months. His ultimate goal is to keep improving his times in order to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

In this episode:

  • How Geoff got started with running.
  • What HIIT training is and what it can do for your running.
  • Geoff’s approach to marathon training
  • How slowing his long run pace down by 2 minutes per mile slower than his goal pace has helped his running.
  • The importance of weight training and how it’s helped keep Geoff injury free.
  • A lower carb fueling alternative to traditional high carbohydrate fueling.
  • How switching up your training can lead to running improvements.
  • Geoff’s switch to a no sugar no grain diet after listening to Vinnie Tortorich’s Angriest Trainer podcast.
  • An effective alternative to sport gels and sport drinks.
  • The Science of Human Potential – A great resource for Vinnie Tortorich’s No Sugar No Grains.
  • Geoff’s parting advice to help you become a better runner.

 

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Steve is a RRCA and USA Track and Field certified running coach and running club director. He is the founder of RunBuzz.com and host of the RunBuzz podcast which can be found in iTunes. Steve is also the founder and creator of PaceBuilders, a complete training program and interactive training system for adult runners who want to become better runners, crush running goals, and take their running to another level.